Featured Author: Burton LeBlanc on Understanding the Legal System

Burton LeBlanc

A Louisiana native, Baron & Budd shareholder Burton LeBlanc has dedicated his career to advocating for people who have been harmed by corporate wrongdoing as well as fighting to keep the courtroom doors open for people seeking justice against negligent corporations.

This passion for protecting the rights of individuals has propelled Leblanc onto the national stage as both a key attorney for Baron and Budd as well as for the American Association for Justice (AAJ), where he was appointed president for the year of 2013. AAJ is the largest non-profit organization in America composed of plaintiffs' attorneys who are dedicated to the civil justice system. LeBlanc works to protect important and fundamental rights on behalf of all American citizens, such as the right to trial by jury and the abolition of forced arbitration. Read full bio here.

1 June, 2016

The Changing Landscape in Law Firm Marketing

By | June 1st, 2016|General|

I was recently honored to speak at the Annual Marketing and Management Seminar held by the American Association for Justice (AAJ), an organization devoted to helping attorneys fight for their clients against negligence and [...]

10 November, 2015

Leadership for Louisiana: Burton LeBlanc Endorses John Bel Edwards for Governor

By | November 10th, 2015|General|

You know how important it is to preserve our freedoms and protect citizens' access to the courts. There is only one candidate for Governor who has repeatedly stood up for access to civil justice for [...]

2 July, 2015

We Need Answers: Burton LeBlanc Attends the Senate Commerce Committee Hearing on Takata

By | July 2nd, 2015|Takata|

On Tuesday, June 23rd, I attended a hearing held by the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee regarding the defective Takata airbag recall. The panel's hearing was conducted to examine the role of the [...]

3 June, 2015

Burton LeBlanc is Headed to Washington: On the Takata Lawsuit Subcommittee Hearing

By | June 3rd, 2015|Takata|

Guest Post by Baron & Budd Shareholder and Former American Association of Justice President Burton LeBlanc I am in Washington, DC today to attend the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and [...]

25 July, 2014

It’s Been an Honor: Burton LeBlanc on His Time Spent as President of the American Association for Justice

By | July 25th, 2014|General|

Guest Post by Baron & Budd Shareholder and American Association of Justice President Burton Leblanc Each year, AAJ holds an annual convention to elect someone to serve as the president for the year. I [...]

21 April, 2014

Thanks To Public Pressure, General Mills Reverses Dangerous New Legal Terms

By | April 21st, 2014|Forced Arbitration|

Guest Post by Baron & Budd Shareholder and American Association of Justice President Burton Leblanc Consider your child has a peanut allergy. You give them a Nature Valley bar with trace amounts of peanuts [...]

25 February, 2014

How We Can Take Justice Back (.COM) Together

By | February 25th, 2014|General|

Guest Post by Burton Leblanc, Shareholder and American Association of Justice President Corporations are spending hundreds of millions of dollars to make sure that your justice is denied and they are not held accountable [...]

20 December, 2013

My Testimony Against the Proposed Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and Why This Matters

By | December 20th, 2013|General|

Guest Post by Baron & Budd Shareholder and American Association of Justice President Burton Leblanc You’ve heard me talk about the proposed changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure on my Facebook page [...]

10 December, 2013

It’s Time to Revoke Wall Street’s License to Steal & Violate the Law

By | December 10th, 2013|Forced Arbitration|

Guest Post by Baron & Budd Shareholder and American Association of Justice President Burton Leblanc Corporate America has been granted a license to steal and violate the law.  It is called forced arbitration and [...]

25 November, 2013

Be Careful What You Wish For: How to Be a Smart Toy Consumer this Black Friday

By | November 25th, 2013|General|

Guest Post by Baron & Budd Shareholder and American Association of Justice President Burton Leblanc Last week over 200,000 dolls from China were seized by U.S. authorities in ports throughout the country as they [...]

8 November, 2013

Forced Arbitration and the U.S. Chamber’s Efforts to Keep Us Out of Court

By | November 8th, 2013|Forced Arbitration|

Guest Post by Baron & Budd Shareholder and American Association of Justice President Burton Leblanc Last Wednesday I was on the Ed Schultz Radio Show to discuss forced arbitration and provide a rebuttal to [...]

9 October, 2013

Is Your Medicine Cabinet Safe?

By | October 9th, 2013|Pharmaceuticals|

Guest Post by Baron & Budd Shareholder and American Association of Justice President Burton Leblanc I wrote a letter to the editor that was published in the Wall Street Journal on September 11, 2013 (you [...]