John M. Frazier

JOHN M. FRAZIER, Shareholder

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John Frazier is a shareholder in Wiener, Weiss & Madison, APC. He joined the firm in 2005. John has more than 35 years of experience in commercial litigation, mineral law and commercial transactions.

John is an AV-rated lawyer and is listed in Louisiana Super Lawyers (2010, 2011).

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE:

  • Counsel for Budget Prepay, Inc. a telecommunications company active in 42 states
  • Representation of purchasers in acquisition of other businesses.
  • Counsel for construction subcontractors (mechanical, highway and heavy, bridge, electrical, boring, pipeline, oilfield, machine shop) and suppliers,
    including negotiation of contracts and representation in litigation and
    arbitration.
  • Lead trial counsel for construction claimants before GSA, VA, and AF  Boards of Contract Appeals.
  • Representation of landowners in negotiation of oil and gas leases and  pipeline, drillsite and roadway servitudes.
  • Lead trial counsel in litigation involving nullification of wills.
  • Representation of large regional bank in connection with bankruptcy,  collection and foreclosure matters.
  • Assistant City Attorney for the City of Shreveport, Louisiana 1989.

EDUCATION: John earned his J.D. from the LSU Law Center in 1976.

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE: Louisiana, 1976

MEMBERSHIPS: Shreveport, Louisiana State and American Bar Associations;
Louisiana Bankers Association.

COMMUNITY SERVICE: Shreveport Bar Association, Past President, Professionalism Award, Justinian XIV; Louisiana State Bar Association , Past Board of Governors Member, Committee to Review Proposed Changes to the Bar Examination; United Way of Northwest Louisiana , Past Campaign Chairman, Clyde E. Fant Memorial Award Winner; Independence Bowl, Past Chairman; Committee of 100, Past President; Shreveport Chamber of Commerce, Past President; Council for a Better Louisiana, Board of Directors, Past Member; Leadership Louisiana; National Association of Community Leadership Organizations, Distinguished Leadership Award.

LECTURER:

  • Louisiana Private Works Act, Louisiana Revised Statutes Sections 9:4801 – 4855;2010,Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Louisiana Private Works Act and Louisiana Public Works Act; 2009, Shreveport Bar Association
  • Project Planning for the Construction Professional; 2003, NBI
  • Basic Bankruptcy; 1996, NBI
  • Bankruptcy; 1996, Shreveport Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Exemptions, Pre-Bankruptcy Planning and Discharge Considerations; 1991 Louisiana State University Law Center, and 1992, Louisiana State Bar Association, Summer School for Lawyers
  • Basic Bankruptcy; 1989, NBI
  • Problem Loans in Louisiana; 1988 NBI
  • Louisiana Foreclosure and Repossession; 1987, NBI

 

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