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 Written by Tim Wynn

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 …

Scott Wolf has been invited to join the CLM

May 11, 2017- Blanchard, Walker, O’Quin & Roberts is pleased to announce that Scott has been invited to join the prestigious CLM. The CLM is the largest professional association in the insurance industry with a membership of more than 35,000 professionals in the claims resolution and litigation management industries. Founded in 2007, the CLM membership benefits from our networking events, …

Slattery Johnson, Jr. Reappointed as Chair of Shreveport Historical Preservation Commission

Shreveport, Louisiana–February 5, 2017– Slattery Johnson Jr. was recently reappointed as Chair of the Shreveport Historic Preservation Commission for a three-year term effective March 28, 2017. Johnson assures protections now are in place to preserve historic structures thanks to the historic preservation ordinance and the historic preservation commission. As the chair member of the commission, Johnson will run the commission’s …