Eric Halverson, Jr. is a lifelong resident of the greater New Orleans area and worked his way through college investigating marine and liability cases. He also became Vice President and Co-owner of a local adjusting service, overseeing a staff of adjusters and handling more serious maritime claims for domestic and offshore companies as well as general liability and medical malpractice claims.
Upon completing Law school in 1984, Mr. Halverson began transitioning from claims investigation and supervision to legal practice, eventually establishing his current practice in 1988 devoting his time exclusively to litigation of General Maritime and Casualty cases with emphasis in the fields of Jones Act, Collision, Hull & P & I claims, Maritime General Liability, Longshore & Harbor Workers Claims, State Workers Compensation, General & Premises Liability, Construction Law, Coverage Issues, Errors and Omissions, Medical Malpractice, Product Liability, Auto and Truck Liability.
Mr. Halverson obtained his undergraduate Degree from the University of New Orleans in 1978, a Juris Doctorate from Loyola University of the South in the summer of 1983, and a Master of Laws in Admiralty from Tulane University School of Law in 1989. Mr. Halverson was admitted to the Louisiana Bar in the spring of 1984, and is licensed to practice before all courts in Louisiana, the US District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana, and the US Court of Appeal, 5th Circuit. Mr. Halverson is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, and the Maritime Law Association of the United States, and is listed with AM Best & Company’s Recommended Insurance Attorneys
Mr. Halverson has been practicing law from his present location for over 20 years and has litigated numerous cases in the State and Federal District and Appellate Courts of Louisiana, the Louisiana Supreme Court, the Louisiana Department of Labor and the US Department of Labor - Office of Longshore and Harbor Workers.