Nairda T. Colón (Lesa)
Phone: (504) 599-8180
Fax: (504) 599-8131
Email: Nairda T. Colón (Lesa)
Medical Malpractice & Healthcare
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PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS
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Frilot partner Nairda T. Colón(Lesa) entered Frilot's second clerkship class in 1996, joining the firm after graduating cum laude from Tulane Law School in 1997. Ms. Colón focuses primarily in the defense of medical malpractice, healthcare law, medical products, and professional and general liability related cases. For almost 20 years, she has represented physicians in virtually every specialty, hospitals, long term healthcare facilities, and other healthcare providers and organizations in New Orleans and throughout Louisiana. Her litigation experience includes an extensive range of medical malpractice, healthcare, professional and general liability matters.
Ms. Colón has taught the Medical Malpractice Louisiana Tort Class at Tulane Law School since 2007, and she also leads a quarterly in-service program for area hospitals, covering legal issues as part of the orientation program for incoming practitioners. She also routinely gives seminars and presentations to medical groups and hospitals on topics related to litigation in the healthcare field. She has given presentations at a Defense Research Institute conference and to the Association of Operating Room Nurses. Ms. Colón is a member of the Hispanic National Bar Association, the New Orleans Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the New Orleans Bar Association, the Louisiana State Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association, the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC), and the Defense Research Institute (DRI).
Ms. Colón is committed to the community and was involved in the rebuilding and recovery of the region after the devastation from Hurricane Katrina. Her efforts with the Save NOLA Project, Habitat for Humanity and Make It Right included hands on building as well as fundraising and awareness. Additionally, Ms. Colón serves on the Team Gleason Executive Legal Committee to help secure an innovative residence for those living with ALS or Lou Gehrigs's Disease.