James D. Hollier

James D. Hollier joined the firm in 1991 and his practice areas include the Defense of General Casualty, Workers’ Compensation, Automobile and Maritime Claims. His tireless work ethic and attention to detail have aided him throughout his years in practice, bringing hundreds of client cases to conclusion through settlement, dismissal or trial. Mr. Hollier takes great pride in building relationships with his various clients and being responsive to their needs on a 24/7 basis. His passion and dedication to the legal profession, mentorship and educational outreach to young lawyers, and activism within the community have been recognized  and honored by awards such as the inaugural Michelle Pitard Wynne Professionalism Award from the LSBA.

Education
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, 1988
  • Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Juris Doctor, 1991
Professional Memberships
  • Lafayette Parish Bar Association
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
  • The John M. Duhe, Jr., American Inn of Court
  • Louisiana State Bar Association Crystal Gavel Committee
  • Member, SOLACE Program
  • Vice-President, Board of Directors, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Acadiana
  • Co-Chairman of the Louisiana State Bar Association’s Annual Seminar on Workers’ Compensation Law
  • Former member, Board of Directors, Lafayette Parish Bar Association
  • Former member, Board of Directors, Acadiana Safety Association
  • Former member, Louisiana State Bar Association’s Public Information Committee
  • Former member, Acadiana Chapter Ducks Unlimited
  • Former member, United Way of Acadiana’s Allocation Team
  • Former member, Louisiana Bar Foundation
  • Former member, Louisiana Bar Foundation’s “Kid’s Chance” scholarship committee
  • Former Chairman, Lafayette Volunteer Lawyers program
  • Former Lecturer at the LSBA Bridging the Gap Seminar and Continuing Legal Education courses on Professionalism
Achievements
  • Member of the Firm Management Committee
  • Recipient of inaugural Michelle Pitard Wynne Professionalism Award  (2001)
Personal Life

Mr. Hollier has been married for over 22 years to René Carrier Hollier, with whom he has two children. He is an avid hunter and fisherman and loves spending time with his family either at home or outdoors.