Tiffany Dupree was awarded The Frank L. Maraist Award by the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel (LADC) during the Annual Young Lawyers Awards and LADC Board Dinner in New Orleans on August 1, 2019.
The Frank L. Maraist Award, named after a former law professor at the Louisiana State University Law Center, recognizes a young lawyer who demonstrates professional excellence, service to the legal profession and the bar, commitment to pro bono work and community service, and contributions to furthering the ideals of the legal profession.
Tiffany Dupree, an associate in the Litigation Practice Group in the Baton Rouge office, began practicing law in 2018 after earning her JD from Louisiana State University. Prior to joining Jones Walker, Tiffany completed a summer law clerkship at the US Attorney’s Office in Baton Rouge, and she worked for 10 years managing and directing programs for nonprofit corporations. She previously served as the executive director of Trafficking Hope, a nonprofit with the mission of eradicating sex trafficking, and continues her work in the field of law to end sex trafficking. In the Louisiana Law Review, she published the article, “You Sell Molly, I’ll Sell Holly: Prosecuting Sex Trafficking in the United States.”
In her law practice at Jones Walker, Tiffany assists clients in a wide range of business and commercial litigation post-judgment recovery efforts, including energy and environmental issues. Tiffany is admitted to practice law in Louisiana and is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association and Baton Rouge Bar Association. Tiffany also has a passion for community service and enjoys volunteering at the Junior League of Baton Rouge Diaper Bank and raising funds for childhood obesity prevention.