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Glenn Orgeron Elected to Crimestoppers Board

Kean Miller LLP is pleased to announce that Glenn P. Orgeron, a partner in the New Orleans office, was recently named to the Greater New Orleans Crimestoppers Board of Directors.

Orgeron joins Crimestoppers' 40-member Board of Directors made up of citizens and business leaders representing the Greater New Orleans area.  The board is responsible for overseeing the non-profit organization which provides citizens with a safe outlet to assist law enforcement in detaining criminals and helping to keep the community safe.  Greater New Orleans Crimestoppers was formed in 1981 and has since solved more than 9,500 felony crimes and distributed more than $1,400,000 in rewards.

About Glen Orgeron

Glenn is lawyer and a Registered Professional Engineer.  He practices in the construction and litigation groups.  He has over 19 years of experience in complex construction law matters, mold litigation, and product liability litigation in state and federal courts.

Glenn is a Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) in the United States Marine Corps.  He has served in a variety of legal positions for the United States Marine Corps, including assignments as Deputy General Counsel, Assistant General Counsel, and General Counsel in wide range of jurisdictions including Hawaii, Japan, the Indian Ocean, Washington, D.C., California, and Panama.  During his military career, Glenn handled  all aspects of felony criminal trials and administrative law litigation matters and advised the staffs of the Chief of Naval Operations, Joint Chiefs of Staff, and major operational commanders on worldwide international and operational law.  Prior to his 20-year military career, he served as an electrical engineer with the NASA Manned Spacecraft Center in Houston in support of the Apollo XI Lunar mission and on the Apollo Lunar Rover development team.  Earlier in his career, Glenn was involved as a consulting electrical engineer in several electrocution cases involving the renovation of IHOP and single family residences.

As an attorney, Glenn has been involved in battery explosion cases, and cases involving design, fabrication, and installation defects with roofs, masonry, EFIS, windows, curtain walls, slabs, foundations, fireproofing, caulking, flooring, and HVAC systems, among other problems, along with cases involving electrical fires and electrical operational control failures.  He was selected by New Orleans CityBusiness as one of the Top 50 lawyers in the New Orleans area for 2008.

Glenn earned his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Tulane University in 1968.  He earned his Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Louisiana State University in 1970 and his Masters of Science in Administration from the George Washington University in 1975.  Glenn received his J.D. form the Tulane University Law School in 1978 and his Master of Legal Letters in International Law from The George Washington University in 1983.

About Kean Miller LLP

With over 120 lawyers, Kean Miller serves the legal needs of Louisiana businesses and Fortune 500 companies.  The firm maintains offices in Baton Rouge, New Orleans and Lake Charles, Louisiana and is the largest law firm in the Greater Baton Rouge region.  The firm serves clients in numerous industries including energy, petrochemical and chemical, technology and telecommunications, transportation, media and advertising, financial services, insurance, gaming, government and education, healthcare, manufacturing, real estate, retail, construction and leasing.  The firm combines the talent and expertise of its lawyers into multi-disciplinary client and industry teams.  These teams are comprised of seasoned legal professionals from a variety of disciplines who are equipped to identify legal and business needs and to develop superior service strategies that provide unmatched support to the client.