Caluda has represented thousands of clients and has recovered millions
of dollars for multiple types of personal injury cases over the
last twenty-eight years. Bob Caluda is a successful trial
attorney and has won approximately 87% of his jury trial in Orleans
Parish, 100% of his jury trials in St. Bernard Parish, 77% in Jefferson
Parish and 70% of his jury trials in the United States District
Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. Both Jefferson Parish
and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of
Louisiana are very conservative jurisdictions for injured victims.
In most of these jury trials, the amount of the verdict procured
by Mr. Caluda on behalf of his clients was two to ten times the
amount of the pre-trial offers.
has been active in numerous class actions involving defective products,
environmental pollution and explosions. He has served as a member
of the plaintiff's steering committees in class actions against
such companies as Dow Corning, Bristol Meyer Squibb, 3M, Kaiser
Aluminum and Union Carbide.
Caluda has been practicing law since 1978 exclusively in the South
Louisiana area. He graduated from Loyola Law School in 1978 and
University of New Orleans 1974, St. Aloysius and Brother Martin
High School in 1970 and St. Anthony Padua Grammar School in 1966.
has spent his entire life in South Louisiana. He is active in the
community and was elected President of the Student Government Association
at the University of New Orleans in 1973, President of the statewide
Louisiana Student Government Association in 1974, served as Vice
President for the New Orleans Alliance of Good Government and has
been active in numerous committees of the Louisiana State Bar Association.
He has served for seven years as a member of the Board of Governors
of the Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association, and a member of the House of Delegates of the Louisiana State Bar Association.
Bob is active in the American Trial Lawyers Association, the Academy
of New Orleans Trial Lawyers Association, the New Orleans Bar Association
and the Jefferson Bar Association. Bob Caluda participates and belongs
to the "Friends" of the following organizations: D-Day Museum, City
Park, Aquarium of the Americas, Children's Museum, and New Orleans
Museum of Art. He is an active member of the New Orleans Athletic
Club and an avid handball player