Mary H. Thompson
Attorney at Law
Areas of practice:
Medical malpractice defense, general liability, health care law.
Favorite BRBA project:
H. Alston Johnson III's annual legislative update.
"You need a profession." That was from my husband. Second best: " Document everything."
The part of my job I do best:
Meeting with witnesses.
Husband, two grown sons (one is a surgeon in Atlanta and married to a brilliant reproductive endocrinologist, and one is a business consultant in Chicago); two brilliant grandchildren; two unwaveringly loving dogs.
Fly fishing. It is wonderful!
Best law school memory:
Graduation. A politician from Arkansas named Bill Clinton was the speaker. He was a friend of Alston Johnson.
If I could be anyone else for a day . . .
Hmmm. Bill Gates.
Favorite food or restaurant:
Favorite Baton Rouge location:
Little known fact:
I was the first voting student member on the LSU Board of Supervisors. We had to get a constitutional amendment passed to make the student position have a vote.
See best advice above.
If I had more time, I would:
Write a novel and include some of the wacky things that have happened over more than 30 years as a lawyer in Baton Rouge.
First Christian Church, Capital Area CASA, Gaitway therapeutic horsemanship.
We recently put in an outdoor kitchen and I am loving doing anything on the grill or in the smoker.
Begin my workday:
Sorting out the day while the dogs take me on my morning walk.
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