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FINRA qualifies Ackermann as Arbitrator Chairperson

02/08/2017

Following a perfect score on the Chairperson Training Course qualifying exam, on February 8, 2017 the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) approved Jeffrey Ackermann to begin serving as panel chairperson for FINRA arbitrations.  Knowledgeable chairpersons are instrumental in facilitating efficient and fair arbitrations decided by a ...

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Travis J. Broussard Elected as Director and Shareholder

01/12/2017

Durio, McGoffin, Stagg & Ackermann is pleased to announce that Travis J. Broussard has been elected as a director and shareholder of the firm, effective February 1, 2017.  Travis joined the firm in 2011 as an associate attorney and has demonstrated the firm's commitment to community service and practical legal services since that time....

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DMSA Elects New President and Vice President

01/12/2017

For the year 2017, Ryan Goudelocke and Randy Guidry were elected as President and Vice President, respectively, of Durio, McGoffin, Stagg & Ackermann. Ryan and Randy succeed Jeffrey Ackermann and Jim Shelton who served as the President and Vice President, respectively of Durio, McGoffin, Stagg & Ackermann for 2016.

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Durio and Phillips Obtain Ruling Awarding $2,500,000 Mineral Interest in Large Utah Tract

11/7/2016

DMSA attorneys Steven G. "Buzz" Durio and Daniel J. Phillips have recovered a 25% mineral interest in a 13,500 acre Utah tract.  The matter, entitled Utah Reverse Exchange, et al v. Linda Donado and William Donado, Suit No. 14-408, was filed in the United States District Court by several entities controlled by Charles K. &qu...

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Broussard Obtains Derivative Action Judgment

7/20/2016

Travis J. Broussard and Steven G. "Buzz" Durio recently obtained a jury verdict for almost $200,000 on behalf of a closely held family corporation in a derivative action for recovery of insurance premiums that were unfairly paid, and rents which were unpaid, by the self-dealing corporate officers as defendants in a suit entitled "Duh...

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Jeffrey Ackermann appointed as Liquidator of Regional Energy LLC

5/11/2016

Jeffrey Ackermann was appointed by the Honorable John Trahan, Judge of the 15th Judicial District Court for the Parish of Lafayette, on the Court's own motion, as Liquidator of Regional Energy LLC.  This follows a judicial appointment as special master in an Iberia Parish class action litigation and several judicial appointments as estate ...

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