Scott R. Wolf Re-elected as President of the Red River Revel

Shreveport, Louisiana–January 18, 2018- Attorney Scott R. Wolf was recently re-elected as President of the Red River Revel serving in the second year of his two-year term on January 1st. He is joined by Vice President Hal Martin, Treasurer Michael Ostendorff, and Secretary Sarah Garrett along with designated and at-large members representative of the talented, diverse Shreveport-Bossier community. The 43rd …

BWOR Attorneys selected to the 2018 Louisiana Super Lawyers listing

December 27, 2017- Attorneys W. Michael Adams and M. Thomas Arceneaux have been selected to the 2018 SuperLawyers list for their practice of Business Litigation. Only 5% of attorneys in Louisiana receive this distinction and will appear in the Louisiana Super Lawyers Magazine, in January 2018, Louisiana Life, in January 2018, which reaches over 135,000 readers, and the online attorney …

Katherine Douthitt named 40 under 40 Honoree

Blanchard Walker’s Katherine Douthitt has been named as a 40 under 40 Honoree by the Young Professionals Initiative (YPI), a network of community leaders and professionals under the age of 40. The award was presented at the 11th Annual Northwest Louisiana Young Professionals Dinner and Gala presented by The Forum on Saturday, December 2, 2017, at the Shreveport Convention Center. …

Melissa Flores named as an Athena Award Honoree

Shreveport, Louisiana–November 16, 2017-Attorney Melissa Flores was recently named an Athena Award Honoree by the Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce Business Development Connection. Each year, the award is presented to individuals who have attained and personify the highest level of excellence and creativity in their business or profession, while continuing to devote time and energy to improve the quality of …

Blanchard Walker Celebrates Centennial Year

Blanchard Walker is celebrating its centennial year having operated continuously since 1917. Founders Henry Clay Walker, Jr. and Elias Goldstein formalized an existing arrangement by entering into a partnership agreement creating the firm under the name Goldstein & Walker in 1917. Governor Newton C. Blanchard merged his practice with the two younger men on November 18, 1918, which quickly became …

Scott R. Wolf Reelected to the Louisiana State Bar Association

Shreveport, Louisiana, October 18, 2017 – Scott R. Wolf was recently re-elected to the Louisiana State Bar Association House of Delegates representing the first Judicial District. The Articles of Incorporation define the House of Delegates as the Association’s policy-making body. Created in 1957, the House meets at least twice each year: during the Association’s Annual Meeting and during the Association’s …

Blanchard, Walker, O’Quin & Roberts named to Best Lawyers in America

Shreveport, Louisiana, August 15, 2017 – Nine members of the Blanchard Walker O’Quin & Roberts law firm were recently recognized by their peers for inclusion in the 24th edition of The Best Lawyers in America, a respected peer-review publication in the legal profession,® 2018. W. Michael Adams, Paul M. Adkins, Wm. Timothy Allen, III, M. Thomas Arceneaux, Reginald E. Cassibry, …

Blanchard Walker Partners with Volunteers of America North Louisiana

Blanchard, Walker, O’Quin & Roberts partnered with Volunteers of America to host a Holiday Card Design event for participants in the Lighthouse Summer tutoring program. Blanchard Walker gave fourth through sixth graders the opportunity to participate in the design competition in return for a chance to have their drawing featured on the firm’s holiday card this season. The firm announced …

Brand Building and Trademark Protection: Part One

It’s important for a business to establish a brand to grow and survive. The communities where a business operates should know what to expect from the business when seeking goods or services. Building a brand creates familiarity with a certain business and, hopefully, loyalty to it’s business, too. Doing so is crucial to a business’s growth in a community and …

Gloria’s Ranch: A Return to the Lender Liability Days?

On June 2, 2017, the Louisiana Court of Appeal for the Second Circuit rendered a decision in Gloria’s Ranch, LLC v. Tauren Exploration, Inc., which should cause serious concern for lenders to oil and gas lessees. It held a lender (Wells Fargo) liable with its borrower, a mineral lessee for significant damages (over $23 million) for failure to release a …