Artis G. Ulmer III

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Artis G. Ulmer III Attorney

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After graduating law school, Artis served as a Louisiana state prosecutor with the Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office, where he prosecuted felony and misdemeanor matters in the district and municipal courts. After serving the community, Artis went on to practice civil litigation. Artis spends all of his free time with his two young daughters. In addition, Artis is an active tennis player and golfer.


  • Litigation


  • Southern University Law Center
  • University of New Orleans


  • State Bar of Louisiana
  • State Bar of Texas

Representative Experience

  • Artis obtained a dismissal of a wage claim and further obtained dismissal of the appeal. In that case, plaintiffs filed a wage claim in federal court. The case was voluntarily dismissed by the plaintiff and was then refiled in state court. Artis successfully argued that tolling was voided after the voluntary dismissal and the subsequent refiling of the lawsuit was therefore untimely. The matter was dismissed with prejudice and plaintiffs filed an appeal. However, Artis successfully argued that the appeal, too, was untimely.
  • Artis obtained summary judgment due to no duty owed. In that case, plaintiff was at a senior citizen facility when he was attacked by a third party. Artis successfully argued that the duty to exercise reasonable care for the safety of persons on one’s premises does not extend to unforeseeable or unanticipated criminal acts by a third person.

Publications & Speeches

  • The Infliction of Intentional Torts in Preparation of or in Response to a Natural Disaster – 2012
  • 1st Place in State – ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section (TIPS) Writing Contest.