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General Defense


401 Market Street, Suite 900, Shreveport, Louisiana 71101

Established: 1998

Practice Areas

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Trucking Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Commercial Vehicle
  • Trucking Law
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Employment Law
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Bodily Injury
  • Product Liability
  • Errors and Omissions
  • General Liability
  • Subrogation
  • Corporate Law
  • Cargo
  • Estate Planning

Cases Gone to Trial : 105

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About Us

Perkins & Associates, L.L.C. employs experienced lawyers with a well-trained support staff whose goal is to meet clients' specific needs at a competitive rate. In addition to general insurance defense, the firm also practices professional liability, corporate and employment defense.

Perkins & Associates, L.L.C., strives to work closely with its commercial, insurance, and corporate clients, as well as individual clients, by restricting the volume of client base and emphasizing the defense practice.

Clients benefit from our accessibility and assurance that the "contact" attorney will be the lead attorney. Responsive professionals who will ensure that your concerns are immediately addressed. We work with the client as a team to resolve disputes in the best interest of the client.

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Client Information

Insurance Clients

Non-Insurance Clients

  • AAA Cooper Transportation
  • AB Transport
  • Aegis Security & Investigations
  • Anderson Trucking Service
  • Averitt Express, Inc.
  • Crete Carrier Corporation
  • Dart Transit Company, Inc.
  • Greatwide Logistics Services, LLC
  • Kenan Advantage Group/BXI
  • Louisiana College
  • Martin Transportation Systems, Inc.
  • McLane Company, Inc.
  • New Prime, Inc.
  • Pacer International, Inc.
  • Professional Transportation, Inc.
  • SAIA Motor Freight Line, Inc.
  • Schneider National Carriers, Inc./INS Insurance
  • Southeastern Freight Lines
  • United Vision Logistics
  • USA Truck, Inc.
  • Wal-Mart Transportation
  • Western Petroleum, Inc.
  • XPO Logistics, Inc.
  • YRC, Inc.

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Personnel Information

Partner


Mark A. Perkins

Shreveport, LA

Years of Experience: 32

Practice Areas
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Employment Practices Liability
  • Transportation
  • Truck Liability
  • Trucks/Heavy Equipment
Admitted
  • Louisiana, 1987
  • Texas, 2009
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Louisiana, 1987
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Louisiana, 2002
  • U.S. Supreme Court
Memberships:
  • American (Sections: Employment, Litigation), Louisiana State and Shreveport Bar Associations
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Lousiana Association of Business and Industry
  • Christian Legal Society
  • Louisiana Motor Transport Association
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
  • Trucking Industry Defense Association
  • American Arbitration Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Transportation Lawyers Association
Education:
  • Northeast Louisiana University, B.A. (magna cum laude), 1983
  • Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, J.D., 1987

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Associates


Tara J. Hoffmann

Shreveport, LA

Admitted
  • Louisiana, 2012
Memberships:
  • Louisiana State and Shreveport Bar Associations
Education:
  • Louisiana Tech University, B.A. Psychology and English (summa cum laude), 2008
  • Louisiana State University Law Center, J.D., 2011

Born: 1987


Cody Grosshart

Shreveport, LA

Practice Areas
  • Commercial Liability
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Commercial Vehicle
  • Trucking Liability
  • Estate Planning
Admitted
  • Louisiana, 2016
Memberships:
  • Louisiana State and Shreveport Bar Associations
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
Education:
  • Louisiana State University at Baton Rouge, B.S., 2011
  • Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, J.D./C.L., 2016
Law Review:
Senior Outline Articles Editor, LSU Journal of Energy Law & Resources Volume IV

Born: 1989


Richard B. Langford, III

Shreveport, LA

Years of Experience: 13

Practice Areas
  • Commercial Liability
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Commercial Vehicle
  • Truck Liability
  • Estate Planning
  • Civil Defense
  • Criminal Defense
Admitted
  • Louisiana, 2006
Memberships:
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
Education:
  • Loyola University New Orleans, B.A., Business Administration, 2002
  • Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, J.D./B.C.L., 2006

Born: 1979

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Service Areas

Alexandria, Louisiana, USA 125 miles

Monroe, Louisiana, USA 98 miles

Longview, Texas, USA 64 miles

Marshall, Texas, USA 42 miles

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