Kristi A. Post – Associate

AREAS OF PRACTICE

Kristi Post joined the Blake Jones Law Firm, L.L.C. in 2008 and practices in the area of personal injury for clients who are injured offshore, on inland waterways and in auto accidents. She has 25 years experience handling personal injury and death cases. Her primary focus is in the maritime law area and she has represented clients injured in a wide variety of cases ranging from helicopter crashes, ship sinkings, jack-up rig collapses, platform accidents, overseas kidnapping, barge accidents, work-boat, OSV and personal watercraft accidents.

Ms. Post is a New Orleans native who obtained a B.A. from Loyola University and both J.D. and LL.M. in Admiralty degrees from Tulane Law School where she has since served as an Associate Professor of Trial Advocacy for over 10 years in addition to teaching Admiralty Practice at Tulane University. She is admitted to practice law in all Louisiana and Texas state courts as well as numerous federal district courts, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and the United States Supreme Court.

Kristi has served on numerous committees of the Louisiana State Bar Association and been a speaker at seminars throughout the United States on a wide range of topics from maritime personal injuries, Jones Act claims, worker’s compensation and riverboat gaming issues. She is the past President of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure New Orleans Affiliate where she was recognized as Volunteer of the Year and currently is an honorary member of the organization’s Board of Directors.

EDUCATION

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Louisiana, 1986
  • Texas, 2006
  • U.S. District Court Eastern, Middle, Western Dist. of Louisiana, 1987
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1987
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1991
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Southern & Eastern District of Texas, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1993
  • Alabama (Pro Hac Vice)
  • California (Pro Hac Vice)
  • Delaware (Pro Hac Vice)
  • Florida (Pro Hac Vice)
  • Georgia (Pro Hac Vice)
  • Hawaii (Pro Hac Vice)
  • Illinois (Pro Hac Vice)
  • Mississippi (Pro Hac Vice)
  • New York (Pro Hac Vice)
  • North Carolina (Pro Hac Vice)
  • Tennessee (Pro Hac Vice)