Mark D. Boyer

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Mark D. Boyer was born and raised in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana. He was the valedictorian of the 1991 graduating class at Breaux Bridge High School. After high school, Mark attended Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, Louisiana, where he was a member of the football team. In 1996, Mark graduated with honors from Louisiana Tech with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering. Mark continues to be a member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.
He was immediately accepted to the Loyola University School of Law in New Orleans, Louisiana. While in law school, Mark was an editorial staff member of the Intellectual Property and High Technology Law Journal, was a member of the Maritime Law Society, was honored as a member of the Phi Delta Phi Honorary Law Fraternity, and was an officer in the Loyola School of Law Federalist Society. He graduated with honors from Loyola University in 1999 and was admitted to all Louisiana State Courts, the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of the United States District Courts, and the 5th Circuit Court of Appeal of the United States Courts of Appeal. In 2008, Mark was admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court.
After law school, Mark went to work in the General Counsel’s office of Louisiana’s largest workers’ compensation insurer. He also spent five years as a litigation attorney at one of the state’s more prestigious law firms. His practice has and continues to be concentrated in the areas of general casualty litigation, workers’ compensation litigation, commercial transactions, creditor rights, and education law. Mark has successfully litigated cases in both state and federal courts in Louisiana and has an impressive record as a trial attorney. He represents various insurers, self-insured entities, public bodies, companies, and individuals throughout the state. Additionally, he has litigated cases in every district of Louisiana’s Office of Workers’ Compensation.
Mark is also the Executive Counsel for the Louisiana Association of School Executives, providing general legal advice and expertise to its members in all 70 school districts in the state of Louisiana. Mark works closely with a number of school district superintendents, assistant superintendents, and other school executives throughout the state. Moreover, he has been retained to represent various school districts relative to ongoing general casualty, workers’ compensation, and employment law cases in both state and federal courts. Mark was recently appointed to represent the Louisiana High School Athletic Association.

Mark currently resides in Denham Springs, Louisiana with his wife and two children. He is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, Baton Rouge Bar Association, and Livingston Parish Bar Association.

 

2/2015- LHSAA selects Boyer, Hebert, Abels & Angelle to serve as Legal Council: Click to View Article

 

Areas of Practice

  • Automobile Accidents
  • Business Litigation
  • Business Transactions
  • Education and Special Education Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Insurance Coverage Issues
  • Insurance Defense
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Product Liability
  • Real Estate Transactions and Closings
  • Sexual Abuse Cases
  • Subrogation
  • Successions and Wills
  • Wrongful Death

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 1999
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana, 1999
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana, 1999
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana, 1999
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1999
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America, 2009

Education

  • Loyola University New Orleans School of Law, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • J.D. – 1999
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Law Journal: Intellectual Property and High Technology Law Journal, Editorial Staff
  • Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana
    • B.S. – 1996
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: Chemical Engineering

Published Works

  • The Financial Drain of the Long Term Worker’s Compensation Claimant
  • Louisiana School Law
  • Hiring, Firing and Things In Between: Louisiana School Board Employees
  • Legal Requirements of Louisiana School Board Members
  • Negligence and Liability Concerns in Louisiana Schools
  • Bullying and Cyber-Bullying in Louisiana Schools
  • Mandatory Reporting in Louisiana
  • Search and Seizure Rights in Louisiana Schools
  • Protecting Louisiana’s Educational Environment

Representative Clients

  • Martin Parish School Board
  • Iberia Parish Government
  • LASE (Louisiana Association of School Executives)
  • LASS (Louisiana Association of School Superintendents)
  • LoCa (Louisiana Claims Administrators, LLC)
  • Oil Center Research, LLC (and affiliates)
  • LUBA Casualty Insurance Company
  • Link Staffing, Inc.
  • Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc.
  • LARMA (Louisiana Public School Risk Management Agency)
  • Stonetrust Commercial Insurance Company
  • Livingston Parish School Board
  • Louisiana High School Athletic Association

Classes/Seminars

  • Education Law in Louisiana, LRCE, 2007 – Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Baton Rouge Bar Association
  • Livingston Parish Bar Association

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Tau Kappa Epsilon