Harold J. Adkins

Mediator & Arbitrator


Harold J. Adkins is a partner in the Baton Rouge law firm of Hammonds, Sills, Adkins, Guice, Noah & Perkins LLP. He practices in the areas of mediation, casualty, automobile liability, premises liability, personal injury and governmental liability. He received his B.A. degree in 1981 and J.D. degree in 1984 from Louisiana State University. Mr. Adkins obtained his mediation certification from Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois. He is admitted to practice in the U.S. Supreme Court and in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Louisiana, the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, and all Louisiana state courts. Mr. Adkins is a frequent lecturer in mediation, litigation, trial tactics, ethics and professionalism in numerous programs and settings including the Louisiana State Bar Association, Southern University Law Center and maps.


  • B.A., Louisiana State University, 1981
  • J.D., Louisiana State University Law Center, 1984


Baton Rouge and Louisiana State Bar Associations

Louisiana School Attorneys Association

American Bar Association


Achieved the highest rating (``AV``) from Martindale-Hubbell legal directory as evaluated by his peers

Listed on Martindale-Hubbell's Bar Registry of Preeminent Lawyers

Bad Faith Litigation, Breach of Contract, Civil Rights, Class Actions, Mass Torts & Multi-District Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Construction Defect, Elder Abuse, Environmental & Toxic Tort, Governmental Liability, Insurance Coverage, Labor & Employment, Legal Malpractice, Louisiana Arbitrators, Louisiana Mediators, Louisiana Umpires, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle, Nursing Homes & Assisted Living, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Products Liability, Property, Trucking & Transportation, Worker's Compensation