A preservationist and civic activist, David Duggins began his own law corporation in 1974 after sever years of private practice and several years with Chevron. He graduated from Metairie Park Country Day School, attended Brown University, and earned his B.A. and his L.L. B. from Tulane. He was admitted to the Lousiana Bar in 1962 and is a member of the Federal Bar association, the Commercial Law League of America, and the NAtional Association of Retail Collection Attorneys. He has held the highest rating, “A.V.” from Martindale-Hubble for many years. He is active in drug rehabilitation, historic preservation, real estate development and education. He serves on the boards of the Salvation Army, th eLousiana Civil Service League, The Rotary Club of New Orleans, and the Velocity Foundation. He is married to the former Elixabeth Laudeman and has two sons, David and Scott.
DAVID HAS OWNED AND STARTED TWO RESTAURANTS IN NEW ORLEANS……RUN THE KITCHENS…FANTASTIC COOK…COOKED JAMABALA ON THE STREETS FOR THE MASSES(BIG POT,FED OVER 250 PEOPLE-ON MARDI GRAS DAY…HAS A “LUCKY DOG WAGON” USED FOR THE ROTARY CLUB ,SALVATION ARMY,AND
MANY FAIRS (SERVING HOT DOGS FROM A HOT DOG WAGON LIKE IN THE FRENCH QUARTER…EXCEPT WE CALL IT THE “JUNK DAOG WAGON” LOTS OF FUN AND ATTENTION GETTING ) …. ..SERVED AND WORKED WITH THE ROTARY CLUB AT WARREN EASTON HIGH SCHOOL TO REFURBISH IT AFTER KATRINA,AND BROUGHT BACK 280 STUDENTS TO THE SCHOOL THAT HAD NO PLACE TO GO…RECEIVED THE OUTSTANDING ROTARIAN OF THE YEAR AWARD,PLUS SERVING
AS PRESIDENT (SALVATION ARMY AWARD)…HE HAS OWNED SEVERAL ANTIQUE SHOPS.