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926 Coolidge Boulevard, Lafayette, Louisiana  70503

Phone:  (337) 235-2405, Fax:  (337) 235-0965

Marc W. Judice

Extensive trial experience, with emphasis on professional malpractice defense predominately in the following areas: medical, dental, nursing, hospital, accounting, and legal.

 

Education

Louisiana State University Law School
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Juris Doctor, 1977

University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah
Master of Business Administration, 1974
Major:  Management and Finance

The University of Southwestern Louisiana
Lafayette, Louisiana
Bachelor of Science, 1969
Major:  Accounting

 

Honors

College of Commerce Honor Society - USL, 1965-69
Robert Lee Tullis Moot Court Board - LSU School of Law, 1976-77
Flory Trial Competition, First Place - LSU School of Law, Fall 1976
Certified Public Accountant; Professional Certification Conferred:  1977
Associate Professor of Legal Environment, University of Southwestern Louisiana Graduate School, College of      Business Administration, Lafayette, Louisiana, 1979-80.
Who's Who in the South and Southwest:  1995-1996, A Marquis Who's Who Publication, 24th Edition.
Who's Who in American Law:  1996-2000, A Marquis Who's Who in America Publication, Eleventh Edition.
Who's Who in America; 1997-2001, A Marquis Who's Who Publication, 55th Edition.
Outstanding Accounting Alumni Award - USL, College of Business Administration, 1996.

 

Professional Organizations

Lafayette Parish Bar Association
Louisiana State Bar Association
American Bar Association (1977-1997)
Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Association of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants (1995-2000)
American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics (1987-2000)
American College of Legal Medicine, Associate in Law
American Inns of Court, Acadiana Chapter
National Board of Trial Advocacy, Board Certified Civil Trial Specialist

 

Community Activities

Our Lady of Fatima School, Lafayette, Louisiana,  Foundation President (1986-1987)
University Medical Center, Lafayette, Louisiana,  Board of Directors, Chairman of the Board (1990-1991)
Women's & Children's Hospital, Lafayette, Louisiana, Board of  Trustees (1992-1994)
Home Savings Bank F.S.B., Lafayette, Louisiana,  Board of Directors (1996-1998)
Medical Center of Southwest Louisiana, Lafayette, Louisiana, Board of Trustees (1998); Chairman of the Board of
Trustees (1999)

 

Publications

"Dental Malpractice," Acadiana Dental Society Association Newsletter, December 1984, Vol. II, No. 6; re-published in Journal of the Louisiana Dental Association, Spring 1985,  Vol. 43, No. 1.

"Dentistry and the Law: Liability Risk Reduction," American Dental Association Newsletter, August 15, 1985.

"Medical Malpractice: A Defense View," The Promulgator, May, 1989, Vol. I, Issue VII.

"Dental Informed Consent," Acadiana District Dental Association Newsletter, July 1990, Vol. VIII, No. 1.

"How To Be More Effective at Your Deposition," LAMMICO, the Letter, November/December 1990, Vol. 8, No. 4; January/February 1991, Vol. 9, No. 1; Spring 1991, Vol. 9, No. 2.

"The Defendant Physician at Trial," LAMMICO, the Letter, September/October 1994, Vol. 12, No. 5.

"Use of Privilege in Enforcement of Fees," LAMMICO, the Letter, July/August 1995, Vol. 13, No. 4. 

"Trial Technique and Evidence," by Michael Fontham, Book Review, Louisiana Law Review, Summer 1996, Vol. 56, No. 4.
"Rules Change for Pain Management," LAMMICO, the Letter, November/December 1997, Vol. 15, No. 6.

 

Seminar Speaker

Maritime Personal Injury Legal Seminar, sponsored by the Louisiana Trial Lawyer's Seminar, April 20, 1983, Lafayette, Louisiana.  Topic:  Cross-Examination of Plaintiff's Economic Expert.

Louisiana Medical Mutual Insurance Company Attorney Seminar, September 29, 1984, New Orleans, Louisiana.  Topic:  Use of Depositions in Defense of Medical Malpractice Cases.

Louisiana Medical Mutual Insurance Company Attorney Seminar, September 12, 1985, New Orleans, Louisiana.  Topic:  Recent Developments in Statute of Limitations (Prescription) in Medical Malpractice Cases in Louisiana.

Medical/Legal Symposium, co-sponsored by the Lafayette Parish Medical Society and Acadiana Association for Women Attorneys, September 9, 1986, Lafayette, Louisiana.  Topic:  Medical Malpractice Act and Counter-Suits by Physicians.

Louisiana Medical Mutual Insurance Company Attorney Seminar, September 26-27, 1986, New Orleans, Louisiana.  Topic:  Captain of the Ship and the CRNA.

Acadiana Pediatric Society Seminar, September 19, 1987, Lafayette, Louisiana.  Topic:  The Deposition Process.

Acadia Parish Medical Society Seminar, November 10, 1987, Crowley, Louisiana.  Topic:  Giving a Deposition.

Louisiana Medical Mutual Insurance Company Attorney Seminar, August 25-26, 1988, New Orleans, Louisiana.  Topic:  The Impact of Boyd v. Bulala on Limitations of Liability in Federal Court.

Medical/Legal Seminar, co-sponsored by the Lafayette Parish Medical Society and Acadiana Association for Women Attorneys, September 7, 1988, Lafayette, Louisiana.  Topic:  Medical Review Panel Process.

Louisiana Society of Neurosurgeons, Annual Seminar, January 27, 1990, Lafayette, Louisiana.  Topic:  Patient Dumping, COBRA, and the Neurosurgeon.

Acadiana Dental Association Seminar, February 20, 1990, Lafayette, Louisiana.  Topic:  Dental Informed Consent.

Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center, Infection Control Symposium, October 9, 1990, Lafayette, Louisiana.  Topic:  Will I See You In Court?

8th District Dental Society Seminar, February 19, 1991, Alexandria, Louisiana.  Topic:  Problem Areas - Dental Malpractice.

Family Medicine Residents Seminar, University Medical Center, April 12, 1991, Lafayette, Louisiana.  Topic:  Confidentiality; When Does a Physician Need an Attorney?  How to Select the Appropriate Attorney to Represent Me in a Legal/Medical Issue.

Lafayette Parish Medical Society Meeting, May 9, 1991, Lafayette, Louisiana.  Topic:  Update on Louisiana Health Care Authority Legislation.

Family Medicine and Internal Medicine Residents Seminar, University Medical Center, May 10, 1991, Lafayette, Louisiana.  Topic:  What Medical/Legal Issues a Physician Must Be Aware of in Starting a Private Practice.

Acadiana District Dental Association Seminar, May 29, 1991, New Iberia, Louisiana.  Topic:  Informed Consent Revisited.

Louisiana Medical Mutual Insurance Company Medical Office Manager's Seminar, June 7, 1991, Lafayette, Louisiana.  Topic:  Release and Retention of Medical Records.

Family Medicine and Internal Medicine Residents Seminar, University Medical Center, July 19, 1991, Lafayette, Louisiana.  Topic:  Deposition Preparation--Testifying as an Expert Witness in Court.

Women's & Children's Hospital Seminar, August 6, 1991, Lafayette, Louisiana.  Topic:  Who Owns the Medical Record:  The Legalities for Release & Retention of Patient's Records.

Louisiana Medical Mutual Insurance Company Attorney Seminar, August 23-24, 1991, Orange Beach, Alabama.  Topic:  Koslowski Settlement Negotiations with Multiple Defendants and the PCF/Settlement After Trial/Potential Conflicts in Dealing with the Patients' Compensation Fund.

Louisiana Association of Homes and Services for the Aging Seminar, September 24, 1991, Lafayette, Louisiana.  Topics:  Living Will Legislation in Louisiana; Durable Powers of Attorney; Patient Self-Determination Act.

National Business Institute, Inc., Medical Malpractice in Louisiana Seminar, January 14, 1992, Lafayette, Louisiana.  Topics:  Assessing and Evaluating the Malpractice Case: Defendants View; The Prosecution/Defense of a Malpractice Case --Trial Pointers.

Louisiana Medical Mutual Insurance Company Medical Office Manager's Seminar, March 26, 1992, Lake Charles, Louisiana.  Topic:  The Medical Record:  Who Owns It and Who May Get Copies?

The Medical Protective Company Seminar for 1992 Graduating Dental Seniors and LSU Dental School Faculty, March 27, 1992, Mandeville, Louisiana.  Topic:  Dental Malpractice in Louisiana.

Greater Lafayette Health Care Forum, May 15, 1992, Lafayette, Louisiana.  Topic:  Acadiana Concerns--Health Care Issues in the 1990's.

A Physician Education Program, Women's & Children's Hospital, July 6, 1992 and August 24, 1992, Lafayette, Louisiana.  Topic:  Countersuits.
A Physician Relations Program, Women's & Children's Hospital, July 21, 1992, Lafayette, Louisiana.  Topic:  Informed Consent.

Louisiana Medical Mutual Insurance Company Attorney Seminar, August 20-21, 1992, New Orleans, Louisiana.  Topic:  Ethical Considerations of Reporting to PCF; Potential Contribution or Indemnity; Status of Fund and Oversight Board.

A Physician Relations Program, Women's & Children's Hospital, September 15, 1992, Lafayette, Louisiana.  Topic:  The Court Process:  Discovery, Depositions and Testimony.

Acadiana Association of Health Underwriters General Meeting, September 16, 1992, Lafayette, Louisiana.  Topic:  Effects of Medical Malpractice Litigation on the Health Industry; Future Directions in Medical Malpractice.

Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel 1992 Recent Developments Seminar, September 18, 1992, New Orleans, Louisiana.  Topic:  Torts, Medical Malpractice.

Medical Risk Management, Inc. Grand Rounds on Medical Malpractice, A Workshop for Physicians, October 10, 1992, New Orleans, Louisiana.  Topics:  Physician/Patient Relationship; Negligence; Adverse Outcomes; Special Issues in Risk Management.

Certified Practice Management Program, Women's & Children's Hospital, National Institute for Practice Management, USL Department of Continuing Education and the Louisiana State Medical Society, November 3, 1992, Lafayette, Louisiana.  Topic:  Informed Consent.

LSU School of Dentistry Senior Seminar, November 5, 1992, New Orleans, Louisiana.  Topic:  Malpractice Insurance; Patients' Compensation Fund Qualification.

Leadership Lafayette, Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center, December 9, 1992, Lafayette, Louisiana.  Topic:  Legal Issues in Health Care.

Lafayette Parish Medical Society and Lafayette Parish Medical Auxiliary, February 16, 1993, Lafayette, Louisiana.  Topic:  Coping with Medical Malpractice Litigation.

Central Louisiana Dental Society, April 21, 1993, Alexandria, Louisiana.  Topic: Malpractice Suit Prevention.

National Business Institute, Inc., April 29, 1993, Lafayette, Louisiana.  Topic:  Personal Injury Litigation Practice in Louisiana.

Certified Practice Management Program, Women's & Children's Hospital, National Institute for Practice Management, USL Department of Continuing Education and the Louisiana State Medical Society, June 3, 1993, Lafayette, Louisiana.  Topic:  Informed Consent.

Insurance Corporation of America Risk Management Seminar, Hilton Hotel and Towers, June 9, 1993, Lafayette, Louisiana. Topic:  Medical Malpractice
Louisiana Dental Association Meeting, September 17, 1993, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  Topic:  Informed Consent.

Physician Relations Program of Women's & Children's Hospital, Lunch 'n Learn, September 21, 1993, Lafayette, Louisiana.  Topic:  The Doctor-Patient Relationship.

LSU School of Dentistry, Senior Dental Seminar, November 4, 1993, New Orleans, Louisiana.  Topic:  Risk Management; Insurance Coverage; Informed Consent.

Leadership Lafayette V, Health Care Session, December 8, 1993, Lafayette, Louisiana.  Topic:  Legal Issues in Health Care:  Informed Consent.

Louisiana Judicial College Annual Torts Seminar, December 10, 1993, New Orleans, Louisiana.  Panel Discussion:  The Louisiana Tort Case:  The View from the Bar.  Topic:  Negligent Misrepresentation.

The Medical Protective Company, Risk Management Seminar, February 4, 1994, New Orleans, Louisiana.  Topic:  Risk Prevention for Physicians and Dentists.

Louisiana State University Law School, Advanced Tort Litigation Seminar, March 1, 1994, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  Topic:  How to be More Effective at Your Deposition.

Professional Education Systems, Inc., Legal Risk Management for Mental Health Professionals Seminar, May 19, 1994, Lafayette, Louisiana.  Topic:  The Standard of Care.

Professional Education Systems, Inc., Legal Risk Management for Mental Health Professionals Seminar, May 20, 1994, New Orleans, Louisiana.  Topic:  The Standard of Care.

Louisiana State University Law Center, 17th Post-Graduate Summer School for Lawyers,  July 11-15, 1994, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  Topics:  Deposition Practice; Jury Selection.

LSU School of Dentistry Senior Seminar, September 16, 1994, New Orleans, Louisiana.  Topic:  Risk Management; Insurance Coverage; Qualified Health Care Provider.

Louisiana State Orthopedic Society, 41st Annual Meeting, October 1, 1994, New Orleans, Louisiana.  Topic:  Legal Environment Update.

The Medical Protective Company, LSU School of Dentistry Senior Banquet, April 22, 1995, New Orleans, Louisiana.  Topic:  Privileges; Informed Consent; ADA; National Data Bank.

United Methodist Association, Children, Young and Family Services Section, Workshop, June 28, 1995, Lafayette, Louisiana.  Topic:  Legal Risk Management Issues Pertaining to Chief Executive Officers of Health Care Organizations.

Louisiana Association of Rehabilitation Professionals (LARP), 1995 Annual Educational Seminar, July 14, 1995, New Orleans, Louisiana.  Topic:  Confidentiality.
National Business Institute, Inc., July 25, 1995, Lafayette, Louisiana.  Topic:  Medical Malpractice in Louisiana.

Louisiana Medical Mutual Insurance Company Physicians Risk Management Seminars,  August 30-31,1995, September 7, 1995, Lafayette, Louisiana.  Topic:  1995 Legislative Update.

The Medical Protective Company, LSU School of Dentistry Senior Seminar, September 22, 1995, New Orleans, Louisiana.  Topic:  Risk Management; Patients' Compensation Fund Coverage; Dental Review Panels; Office Charts.

LSU Law Center, 19th Post Graduate Summer School for Lawyers,  July 15-17, 1996, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  Topic:  Video Deposition Workshop.

Louisiana State Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Seminar, September 27, 1996, New Orleans, Louisiana.  Topic:  How to Make the Best Use of Your Expert and the One Presented by Your Adversary Under Emerging Rules on Experts.

Lafayette General Medical Center and The CME Committee of Acadiana Seminar, October 24, 1996, Lafayette, Louisiana.  Topic:  Mediation and Medical Liability Claims.

The Medical Protective Company, Dental Risk Management Seminars, October 29, 1996, Alexandria, Louisiana; October 30, 1996, Lake Charles, Louisiana; November 1, 1996, Lafayette, Louisiana.  Topic:  Risk Reduction Techniques.

LSU School of Dentistry, Senior Dental Seminar, February 21, 1997, New Orleans, Louisiana.  Topic:  Risk Management; Insurance Coverage; Professional Liability.

The Medical Protective Company, Physician Risk Management Seminars, April 2, 1997, Lafayette, Louisiana; April 3, 1997, West Lake, Louisiana; April 24, 1997, Alexandria, Louisiana.  Topic:  Risk Management.

Louisiana Medical Mutual Insurance Company Physicians Risk Management Seminars,  April 29-30, 1997, Lafayette, Louisiana.  Topic:  Protecting Physicians in a Changing Environment.                  

Louisiana Medical Mutual Insurance Company Physicians Risk Management Seminars,  July 29-30, 1997, Columbia Women’s & Children’s Hospital and Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center, Lafayette, Louisiana.  Topic:  1997 Legislative Update.

Louisiana Medical Mutual Insurance Company Physicians Risk Management Seminars, September 19, 1997, Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center, Lafayette, Louisiana.  Topic: 1997 Legislative Update.

The Medical Protective Company,  Dental Senior Banquet, March 27, 1998, New Orleans, Louisiana.  Topic: Dental Malpractice Issues.

Louisiana Medical Mutual Insurance Company Defense Counsel Seminar, August 13-14, 1998, Orange Beach, Alabama.  Topic: Independent Medical Examinations.

Risk Management Presentation, W. Perry Stokes, M.D., August 28, 1998, New Iberia, Louisiana.  Topic: Sexual Harassment.

The Medical Protective Company, Dental Risk Management Presentation, October 6-7, 1998, Alexandria, Louisiana and Lafayette, Louisiana.  Topic:  Risk Management.

Louisiana Dental Association Summer Conference, July 17, 1999, Sandestin, Florida.  Topic: Legal  Issues and Risk Management.

Rehabilitation Hospital of  Lafayette Workshop, July 22, 1999, Lafayette, Louisiana.  Topic: Liability Associated with Managed Care Companies.

Louisiana Medical Mutual Insurance Company Defense Counsel Seminar, August 12-13, 1999, Orange Beach, Alabama.  Topic: Prescription.

Louisiana Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting, November 13, 1999, New Orleans, Louisiana.  Topic: Orthopaedic Malpractice Issues.

Louisiana Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting, November 2-4, 2000, New Orleans, Louisiana.  Topic: Medical Malpractice Update.

Lafayette General Medical Center Surgery Department Meeting, January 22, 2001, Lafayette, Louisiana.  Topic:  Informed Consent.

 

Military

Meritorious Service Medal - USAF, 1973
Commendation Medal - USAF - 1974

 

Legislation

Louisiana House of Representatives, Committee on Civil Law and Procedure, testified on behalf of the HB 21 extending Good Samaritan civil damage immunity to physicians and hospitals who treat indigent patients gratuitously or for a nominal charge; June 4, 1991.

 

 

 

 

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