Joe Hassinger has litigated, tried, mediated and arbitrated cases in state and federal courts throughout Louisiana for twenty-nine years. Several years ago, Joe joined the maps mediation and arbitration panels to complement his litigation practice, and since then has mediated and arbitrated numerous cases across a broad range of practice areas. In 2019, Joe acquired the maps mediation and arbitration firm, and serves as its managing director. Joe is a frequent lecturer on alternative dispute resolution to law firms, and to local and national Bar and industry organizations. Joe has presented on mediation, negotiation and leadership as an Instructor in the maps basic and advanced training programs, the CLM Claims College, Loyola Law School, Tulane Law School and private and public organizations.
Advanced Neutral Training:
Trial Advocacy Training:
Tulane Law School:
Best Lawyers in America© – construction defect, insurance and products liability (2020-21)
“AV Preeminent” Martindale Hubbell Peer Review Rating
Top Lawyer, New Orleans Magazine, multiple years – 2021, Mass Torts & Class Actions
Leader in Law, New Orleans CityBusiness 2010, 2014
Loyola University: J.D.
Loyola University: B.A. (Philosophy)
Loyola University: M.A. (Religious Studies)
Loyola University: Institute of Politics
IAM – International Academy of Mediators, Distinguished Fellow
ACCTM – American College of Civil Trial Mediators, Fellow
NADN – National Association of Distinguished Neutrals
CLM – Council on Litigation Management
Litigation Counsel of America – Senior Fellow
Flood Protection Authority, 2013-2021, Commissioner, four terms as President of the Board
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3850 N. Causeway Blvd.
Metairie, LA 70002