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Jose L. Barro

Jose L. Barro

Director

#3 Sanctuary Boulevard
Third Floor
Mandeville, Louisiana 70471

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Office: 985-674-6680
Fax: 985-674-6681
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A successful litigator always works toward achieving the client’s goals in a cost-effective and timely fashion, with a keen understanding of the client’s risk tolerance and constant communication along the way. Jose Barro’s aggressive and client-focused approach to litigation helps clients achieve their objectives in resolving any dispute.

Jose is an experienced litigator who defends insurance and corporate clients in a variety of practice areas, with a particular focus on negligent security, premises liability, and professional liability matters. He regularly defends clients in high-value cases arising from wrongful death and catastrophic injuries. He also represents clients in franchisor/franchisee disputes, insurance coverage, and employer liability.

While a significant portion of his practice is comprised of matters in Louisiana state and federal courts, Jose has also defended matters in Alabama, Florida, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas. Based on his experience and accomplishments, he was named a “Rising Star” by Louisiana Super Lawyers in 2017.

Jose is a native of South Louisiana. In his personal time, he volunteers with Habitat for Humanity, Project H.E.L.P, and other professional and civic organizations.

Representative Matters

  • Secured summary judgement for a prominent restaurant franchise in a case claiming direct knowledge of a defect on the premises.
  • Obtained dismissal of class action claims against a large industrial company arising out of exposure to ammonia from the facility.
  • Obtained a full defense verdict on behalf of a bar owner in a wrongful death claim stemming from the shooting of a patron.

 

OVERVIEW

A successful litigator always works toward achieving the client’s goals in a cost-effective and timely fashion, with a keen understanding of the client’s risk tolerance and constant communication along the way. Jose Barro’s aggressive and client-focused approach to litigation helps clients achieve their objectives in resolving any dispute.

Jose is an experienced litigator who defends insurance and corporate clients in a variety of practice areas, with a particular focus on negligent security, premises liability, and professional liability matters. He regularly defends clients in high-value cases arising from wrongful death and catastrophic injuries. He also represents clients in franchisor/franchisee disputes, insurance coverage, and employer liability.

While a significant portion of his practice is comprised of matters in Louisiana state and federal courts, Jose has also defended matters in Alabama, Florida, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas. Based on his experience and accomplishments, he was named a “Rising Star” by Louisiana Super Lawyers in 2017.

Jose is a native of South Louisiana. In his personal time, he volunteers with Habitat for Humanity, Project H.E.L.P, and other professional and civic organizations.

Representative Matters

  • Secured summary judgement for a prominent restaurant franchise in a case claiming direct knowledge of a defect on the premises.
  • Obtained dismissal of class action claims against a large industrial company arising out of exposure to ammonia from the facility.
  • Obtained a full defense verdict on behalf of a bar owner in a wrongful death claim stemming from the shooting of a patron.

 

EDUCATION & ADMISSIONS

Education

  • J.D., Loyola University, New Orleans College of Law, 2006
  • B.S., Louisiana State University, 2003

Admissions

  •     Louisiana
  •     U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana
  •     U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana
  •     U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana
  •     U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Federal Bar Association 
  • Louisiana State Bar Association 
  • 22nd JDC Bar Association 
  • Hispanic National Bar Association
  • Hispanic Lawyers Association of Louisiana