Company: Anderson, Dozier, Blanda & Saltzman
Location: Lafayette, Louisiana, United States
Bennett Boyd Anderson Jr., Owner of Anderson, Dozier, Blanda & Saltzman, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in personal injury and maritime law.
Drawing upon more than 40 years of professional experience in such areas of law as wrongful death, personal injury and maritime law, Mr. Anderson is the current owner and a managing partner of Anderson, Dozier, Blanda & Seltzman in Lafayette, Louisiana. He has specialized in Louisiana plaintiff personal injury and wrongful death litigation from offshore/maritime incidents, as well as automobile and workplace accidents. Notably, he has obtained more than $200 million for injuries clients through trials by jury and judge, as well as settlements. An AV-rated attorney through Martindale-Hubbell for more than 25 years, he has garnered a laudable reputation throughout Louisiana.
Supported by a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Southwestern Louisiana (now known as the University of Louisiana at Lafayette) and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from Tulane Law School, Mr. Anderson has a board certification in civil trial advocacy through the National Board of Trial Advocacy and maintains membership with the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Philanthropically involved, he served as chairman of the board of directors of the Lafayette General Hospital Foundation from 2018 to 2020, advisory board member of Iberia Bank from 2002 to 2020, secretary, treasurer and vice president of the Lafayette Bar Association and board of directors member of the Louisiana Bar Foundation. Furthermore, he is affiliated with the Louisiana and American Bar Associations, the Louisiana Association for Justice, and the American Association for Justice.
Alongside his primary pursuits, Mr. Anderson has been a speaker at a personal injury/maritime and personal injury/trial practice seminars on several occasions. Obtaining many accolades throughout his 40 years of practice, he has been honored as one of the Best Lawyers in America from 2016 to 2020 and was designated Lawyer of the Year in personal injury in Lafayette by Best Lawyers in 2020. In addition, he was named one of Louisiana’s outstanding personal injury attorneys through Super Lawyers from 2008 to 2020 and was bestowed the Presidential Award from the Lafayette Bar Association. Likewise, he is a lifetime charter member of Rue Ratings’ Best Attorneys in America.
Married to his wife Georgette for many years, Mr. Anderson is also the proud father of three children. He is an Eagle Scout and enjoys the outdoors, hunting, coaching, and playing tennis in his spare time.
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