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David E. Verlander, III (P.L.C.)


Mr. Verlander, III is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics.

AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®

Practice areas

  • Slip and fall
  • Products liability
  • Wrongful death
  • Business disputes
  • Appeals
  • Legal malpractice


  • Louisiana, 1974
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit, 1974
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana, 1974
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Louisiana, 1974
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana, 1974
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1983


  • Tulane University, J.D., 1974
  • Tulane University, B.A., 1972

Associations and memberships

  • Fourth Judicial District (President, 2000)
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association (Member, Sections on: Litigation; Tort and Personal Injury; Health and Hospital Law)
  • Bar Association of the 5th Circuit
  • Master of the Bench, Fred J. Fudickar, Jr. American Inn of Court (President, 1993-1994)

Biographical details

  • Author: “We Are Responsible,” Tulane Civil Law Forum, Vol. II, 1974
  • “Article 2317 Liability: An Analysis of Louisiana Jurisprudence Since Loescher v. Parr,” 25 Loyola Law Review 263, 1979
  • Member, American Society of Law and Medicine
  • Fellow, Louisiana Bar Foundation

McLeod Verlander serves clients in Monroe and throughout northeast Louisiana.