Timothy D. DePaula

Timothy D. DePaula

New Orleans, Louisiana

Mr. DePaula’s practice focuses on maritime/admiralty claims, including maritime personal injury/death defense, cargo and charter party disputes, collisions, allisions, marine insurance coverage issues and maritime contract disputes; as well as commercial and construction litigation; and general civil and casualty litigation.

Areas of Practice

  • 40% Admiralty & Maritime Law
  • 40% Commercial Litigation
  • 15% General Civil Litigation
  • 5% Construction Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 2008
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana


  • Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • J.D. - 2008
    • Honors: Loyola Trial Advocacy Program, 2006-08
    • Honors: Loyola Trial Advocacy Program (Vice-President 2007-08)
    • Honors: 2008 ABA National Criminal Justice Trial Advocacy Competition, Head Coach
    • Major: International Legal Studies
  • Louisiana State University
    • B.A. - 2004
    • Major: Political Science

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Louisiana State Bar Association, Member
  • New Orleans Bar Association, Member

Pro Bono Activities

  • Volunteer with the New Orleans Pro Bono Project, 2008 - Present


  • Lambda Chi Alpha