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Adams and Reese attorney Don McKinney has been appointed to the Louisiana State Committee of the American College of Trial Lawyers. The American College of Trial Lawyers is composed of the best of the trial bar from the United States and Canada and is widely considered to be the premier professional trial organization in America.

Through its Board of Regents, its general committees and its state and province committees, the College engages in a wide variety of activities to maintain and improve the standards of trial practice, the administration of justice and the ethics of the profession. There are currently more than 5,700 Fellows across the U.S. and Canada, and fellowship to is extended only by invitation to those experienced trial lawyers who have mastered the art of advocacy and whose professional careers have been marked by the highest standards of ethical conduct, professionalism, civility and collegiality.

In 2012, McKinney was inducted as a Fellow into the American College of Trial Lawyers. McKinney became the 12th Adams and Reese attorney to be named as an ACTL Fellow.

Practicing law since 1995, McKinney’s litigation and trial practice concentrates on the defense of cases involving professional liability, product liability, toxic exposure, professional administrative law, and other general and commercial litigation.

McKinney has been listed in Louisiana Super Lawyers (by Thomson Reuters) and The Best Lawyers in America (by BL Rankings, LLC). He has extensive jury trial experience in the federal and state courts of Louisiana and Arkansas as well as being admitted to practice in the United States Fifth and Eight Circuit Courts of Appeal.