Released: January 15, 2009
Commissioner of Insurance Jim Donelon announced today the selection
of Paul Boudreaux, Jr. as the new Director of the Insurance Fraud
Section at the Louisiana Department of Insurance. Boudreaux replaces
Trent Beach who recently took the position of Director of the Property
and Casualty Division.
Boudreaux is an attorney with over 30 years of civil litigation experience,
20 of which he spent as Special Assistant Attorney General defending
the State of Louisiana in civil litigation. Before joining the Department,
Boudreaux was a solo attorney practicing in general civil law, insurance
defense, medical malpractice defense and public defense, with the
majority of his work involving a myriad of issues in the insurance
arena that affect insurance companies, insurance producers, policy provisions and regulatory matters.
He brings a wealth of overall experience to the Department of Insurance,” Donelon
said of Boudreaux. “His experience as an attorney in the insurance
industry and as a Deputy Sheriff will serve him well as Director
Originally from Patterson, Boudreaux received a B.A. in Liberal Arts,
History and English from Nicholls State University in Thibodeaux
and his Juris Doctor from LSU Law School in Baton Rouge. He is a
member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, the Louisiana Association
of Defense Counsel and the Alexandria Bar Association, for which
he served three years as Executive Counsel Member. In 1991, he was named the Alexandria Legal Secretary Boss of the Year.
I am very pleased to have been appointed to the position of Director
of the Insurance Fraud Section at the Louisiana Department of Insurance.
I was happy to meet my staff, and I look forward to working with
them and all other members of the Department. I am sure that my experience
here will be a very fulfilling and enjoyable one.” Boudreaux said of his new position.
An avid hunter, fisherman and biker, Boudreaux is married to Kathy Robertson and has a daughter, Katie and a granddaughter, Anika.