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Jeremy J. "Jay" Suire


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EDUCATION

  • Redemptorist Grade School – Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish – Crowley, Louisiana
  • Notre Dame High School of Acadia Parish – Crowley, Louisiana
    • President, Class of 1989
  • University of Southwestern Louisiana (Now, University of Louisiana at Lafayette -- Lafayette, Louisiana)
    • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science (May, 1997)
    • Academic Scholar
    • University Honors Department
  • Tulane University, School of Law – New Orleans, Louisiana
    • Juris Doctorate (May, 2000)
    • Research Assistant to Professor A.N. Yiannopoulos, Renowned Civil Law Scholar and Editor of Louisiana Civil Code
    • Tulane Moot Court, Chief Justice (1999-2000)
    • Tulane Moot Court Board, Member (1997-2000)
    • Tulane Moot Court, Senior Justice (1999-2000)
    • Ferdinand Fairfax Stone Scholarship
    • M. Truman Woodward Scholarship
    • ATLA National Trial Competition Team
    • McGlinchey Stafford Lang Jr. Trial Competition Champion (1998-1999)
      • Top-Ranked Litigator in the School of Law
    • The Order of the Barristers – Lifetime National Member, 2000 (National Honor in the Art of Courtroom Advocacy)
    • Tulane Moot Court Paul E. Garofalo Service Award (1999-2000)
  • Continuing legal education classes/seminars, averaging 15-17 hours/ year, since 2000
AREAS OF PRACTICE
BAR ADMISSIONS/ASSOCIATIONS
  • Louisiana State Bar Association, member since 2000
  • Acadia Parish Bar Association, member since 2000
  • Lafayette Parish Bar Association, member since 2000
  • Louisiana Association for Justice, member since 2000
    • State Chairman, New Lawyers’ Division, 2005-2006
    • Membership Committee, since 2005
  • American Association for Justice, student member 1998-2000
  • Lafayette Trial Lawyers Association, member since 2000
  • American Bar Association, member since 2000
  • The Order of the Barristers – Lifetime National Member, 2000 (National Honor in the Art of Courtroom Advocacy)
  • Martindale –Hubbell Attorney/Firm ratings service
    • Peer Review Rated 2005-present
  • Nominated as Special Assistant Attorney General – 2008
    • Nominated by James D. "Buddy” Caldwell, Attorney General, State of Louisiana
BROADCASTING CAREER
(Call Letters May Now Vary)
  • 1450 KSIG-AM – Crowley, LA
    • Radio Show Host/ Personality / Announcer / Voiceover Talent, 1986-1989, 1992-1997
  • 960AM/104.7FM KROF – Abbeville/Lafayette, LA
    • Radio Show Host/ Personality / Announcer / Voiceover Talent, 1989
  • 106.7 KCRL-FM – Rayne/Crowley/Lafayette, LA
    • Radio Show Host/ Personality / Announcer / Voiceover Talent, 1993-1997
  • 97.3 KMDL-FM – Kaplan/Lafayette, LA
    • Radio Show Host/ Personality / Announcer / Voiceover Talent 1989-1992
  • 102.1 KQIS-FM – Basile/Lafayette, LA
    • Radio Show Host/ Personality / Announcer / Voiceover Talent 1994-1997
  • Contributor – CNN Radio News (1992)
THEATER/STAGE
  • "The Kingfish” – A One-Man Play Loosely Depicting The Life and Times of Huey P. Long
    • Play By Larry L. King and Ben Z. Grant
    • Recurring Role, 1997-Present
  • "The Foreigner” – By Larry Shue
    • Acadia Players’ Production 1994
  • "Barefoot in the Park” – By Neil Simon
    • Acadia Players’ Production 1996
  • "The Wedding From Hell”
    • Acadia Players’ Production 1998
  • "The Doctor Will See You Now”
    • Acadia Players’ Production 1999
COMMUNITY SERVICE and INVOLVEMENT
  • St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, Crowley, Louisiana
    • Parishioner
    • Lector/Commentator
    • Member, Parish Pastoral Council – 2008-Present
      • Vice-President, 2010-2011
      • Chairman, Christian Education Commission
  • International Rice Festival, Crowley, Louisiana
    • Louisiana’s Oldest & Largest Agricultural Festival, Est. 1937
    • Festival Co-Chairman, 2011 – Present
    • Executive Board, 2006 – Present
    • President, 71st International Rice Festival, 2007
    • President-Elect, 2006
    • Board of Directors, 1998 – Present
    • Volunteer, 1985 – Present
  • Deputy Sheriff -- Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Department
    • Commissioned 2005-Present
  • Founder and Benefactor -- Jay & Laurie Suire Charitable Giving Fund
    • Community Foundation of Acadiana – 2010-Present
  • Knights of Columbus, Council 5499
    • Degree Team, 1994-Present
    • District Warden, 1996-1997
    • Grand Knight, 1995-1996
    • Deputy Grand Knight, 1994-1995
    • 3rd Degree Member, 1991-Present
  • Knights of Columbus Fourth Degree – Msgr. George Mollo Assembly, 1993-Present
  • Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University – Instructor/Course Moderator, 2009, 2010
  • Krewe of Town Revelers, Inc.
    • Co-Captain, 2005 – Present
    • Krewe Member, 2001 - Present
    • Duke to King Cimmer XLV, 2000
  • The Mystick Krewe of Louisianans, Inc. – Washington, DC Mardi Gras Krewe
    • Permanent Krewe Member, 2006 – present
    • Enhancing business development, tourism and governmental networking for the Acadiana/Lafayette community
  • Crowley Town Club, Inc.
    • Vice-President, 2006-2008
    • Board of Directors, 2001-2008
    • Member, 1999-Present
  • Boy Scouts of America, Evangeline Area Council, 2009-Present
  • Cub Scout Pack 347, Crowley, Louisiana, 2009-Present
  • Carnival D’Acadie
    • Founding committee
  • White House Advance Team – President George H.W. Bush – Louisiana, 1992 Campaign
  • C.O.P.S. – Concerns of Police Survivors
    • Grandfather, Anthony J. Suire, Sr. – Killed in the line of duty, September 6, 1962
  • National Police Officers’ Memorial, Washington, D.C.
    • Donor/Supporter
    • Grandfather, Anthony J. Suire, Sr. – Killed in the line of duty, September 6, 1962
  • American Legion Student Award, Acadia Post 15
    • Highest honor that can be bestowed upon a civilian by the American Legion
  • Sheriff Wayne Melancon’s Executive 200 Club, 2005-Present
  • La Societe Des Cajuns Gourmands
    • Secretary, 2008-Present
PRESENTATIONS/PUBLIC SPEAKING/KEYNOTE APPEARANCES
  • Louisiana Clerks of Court Association – State Convention
  • Louisiana Association of Chiefs of Police – State Convention
  • Acadia Parish Leadership EXCEL
  • 15th judicial District Court – Court Opening Ceremonies
  • Lafayette Parish Bar Foundation
  • Crowley Chamber of Commerce
  • Crowley Kiwanis Club
  • American Legion, Post 15
  • Louisiana Association for Justice Auto Torts Seminar
  • Crowley Rotary Club
  • Lafayette Kiwanis Club
  • Acadia Parish D.A.R.E. Program Graduation
  • Lafayette Rotary Club South
  • Sheriff Wayne Melancon’s Executive 200 Club
  • Crowley 3-10 Club
  • New Iberia "Under the Balconies” Celebration
  • Kaplan Lions Club
  • Crowley Lions Club
  • Lafayette Association of Retarded Citizens
  • University of Southwestern Louisiana – Voiced books onto audio tape for the benefit of blind college students
  • AT&T Pioneers Organization – Louisiana State Convention
ELECTIVE PUBLIC OFFICE
  • Acadia Parish Republican Executive Committee, District 4, Public Election-1992
  • Acadia Parish Republican Executive Committee, At-Large, Public Election-1996
  • Acadia Parish Republican Executive Committee, At-Large, Public Election-2000
  • Acadia Parish Republican Executive Committee, At-Large, Public Election-2004

FAMILY

  • Born at Welsh, Louisiana – Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana
  • Hometown – Crowley, Louisiana – Acadia Parish, Louisiana
  • Married to the former Laurie Anne Myers
  • Father of three sons -- Grant Wilson Suire, Harrison Christopher Suire, and Reagan Alexander Suire




 

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