Joseph Stanier Manning
Baton Rouge, LA
Joe Manning is the managing partner and owner of Rowe & Manning. His practice consists of 90% insurance defense. He has more than a decade of experience investigating questions of liability and medical causation in medical malpractice, auto accident, products liability, premises liability, and other insurance litigation as well as subrogation claims through every level of Louisiana city, state, and federal courts.
As a defense lawyer, he has achieved numerous low cost settlements or dismissals prior to trial through motion practice. He has tried 11 jury trials, and successfully defended a case up to the Louisiana Supreme Court. Parker v. Phares, 18-1291 (La. App. 1 Cir. 5/28/19), reh’g denied (June 10, 2019), writ denied, 2019-01285 (La. 10/21/19). His publications include: Louisiana Public Records Doctrine after Wede v. Niche Marketing, 5 J. CIV. L. STUD. 293 (2012). Before practicing at Rowe & Manning he taught as an adjunct professor of Law & Economics at ULL for a semester.
He earned his JD and Graduate Diploma in Comparative Law from LSU in 2013 where he was top in his class in Louisiana Security Devices, Law and Economics, and Introduction au Droit Français. He earned his BA cum laude from Tulane in 2008 which is where he met his wife and studied Latin, ancient Greek, and linguistics. He is a proud father and is bilingual in French and English.
Varnado v. Brian, docket no. 589834, 19th JDC (2015) where the jury awarded no money to a slip and fall claimant with claimed back injuries
Parker v. EMS/PMS, docket no. 556678, 19th JDC (2017) where the jury awarded no money to a medical malpractice claimant with traumatic brain injury claims
Cook v. Baton Rouge Heritage House, docket no. 637477, 19th JDC (2018) where the jury awarded no money to the surviving claimant of a patient that developed a pressure ulcer while at a nursing home
Hoffman v. Louisiana Farm Bureau, docket no. 64136, 19th JDC (2018) where the jury found no bad faith by the insurer and denied all of the claimant’s demands for penalties under the insurance code
Bethany Wallace v. Lakeview Manor, docket no. 638158, 19th JDC (2021) where the jury awarded no money to the surviving claimant of a woman who passed away while in the care of a nursing facility