J. Wayne Mumphrey

J. Wayne MumphreyEn memoria

J. Wayne Mumphrey started practicing law in 1971 after graduating from Loyola University, and he tried hundreds of civil and criminal cases in state and federal courts throughout Louisiana. Wayne dedicated his career to helping people in need, whether in recovering for personal injuries or fighting for their liberty.

In addition to representing individuals, Wayne represented large and small businesses in commercial disputes, insurance coverage matters and civil litigation. During his career, Wayne also represented governmental entities including the St. Bernard Parish Government and the St. Bernard Parish Water & Sewage Commission.

In 1999, the Louisiana Supreme Court appointed Wayne to serve as a Judge pro tempore to fill a temporary vacancy in the 34th Judicial District Court. In 2007, Governor Blanco appointed Wayne to the Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans for a five-year term. In 2011, Wayne served as the Board’s Chairman.