Jamí Lacour Ishee joined Davidson Meaux in 2014 and has focused her litigation practice on premises liability, products liability, general insurance defense, and the defense of railroad companies in claims involving grade crossing accidents, derailments, hazardous materials, and FELA claims for employee injuries.
Jami has experience representing clients in both, state and federal court litigation, and through the appellate process. She has obtained numerous favorable summary judgment rulings for her clients and has brought multiple cases to verdict in state jury trials. Jami is admitted to practice in all Louisiana state courts, The United States District Court for the Western, Middle, and Eastern Districts of Louisiana, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
Jami was recently named a Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel 2019 Frank L. Maraist Award finalist for her outstanding achievements in her practice, contributions to the legal professional and the defense bar, and her commitment to pro bono work and community service.
Jami is an active member of the Lafayette Bar Association, having served as a Chair on the board of the Young Lawyers Section since her admission to the bar. She also holds positions within the national steering committee for the Defense Research Institute’s Young Lawyers Committee. In addition, Jami is a member of the National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel, Federal Bar Association, Louisiana State Bar Association, Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel, and the Junior League of Lafayette.
In her free time, Jami enjoys a challenging workout class, running outdoors, attending an LSU or Saints game with her husband, and when time permits, a peaceful day on the beach.