Lance D. Lourie graduated from Tulane University with a Bachelor of Arts in 1982, and received his J.D. degree in 1985 from the University of South Carolina.
While in law school, Mr. Lourie served on the South Carolina Law Review and the National Moot Court Team. He is admitted to the Georgia and Tennessee Bars.
Mr. Lourie was a partner with a defense firm, where he practiced from 1985 to 1997. During that time, his primary area of practice was the defense of medical malpractice, general liability, and civil rights cases.
In 1997, Mr. Lourie left his defense practice, and became a partner with the firm of Watkins, Lourie, Roll & Chance, PC. Mr. Lourie’s practice focuses on the handling of plaintiff’s medical malpractice, nursing home, and general liability cases. Mr. Lourie served a number of years as a Vice President at Large, as well as on the Executive Committee, of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association.
Mr. Lourie has been designated as a top-rated lawyer by Super Lawyers. He is also rated by Martindale-Hubbell as AV Preeminent, which is the highest rating for ethics and ability. Mr. Lourie spends his professional time litigating and trying personal injury cases.
He is a frequent writer and lecturer at numerous Continuing Legal Education seminars relating to trial tactics, medical malpractice cases, nursing home cases, general liability cases, civil rights cases, and other litigation matters.