Dominick F. Impastato, III
Dominick Impastato was elected to the District 5 seat on the Kenner City Council in 2014. He served as President of the Kenner City Council for the year 2016. Though this is his first elected position, Dominick has always been committed to leadership in his community. A lifelong resident of Kenner, Dominick graduated from Archbishop Rummel High School in 1997 as Salutatorian and Student Council President. He went on to earn a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Louisiana State University in 2001. At LSU, he held various roles in organizations such as the Student Government Association and Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society in which he was one of 25 students selected from the LSU student body as the top leaders on the campus. He served as President of Acacia Fraternity, as well as on the Dean of Students’ Committee on Student Code of Conduct. Dominick continued his education at Loyola University School of Law. Earning his Juris Doctorate in 2004, he graduated 2nd in the Class and ranked 1st In Civil Law Division, with Summa Cum Laude honors. In law school, he was on Loyola Law Review and was on the National Moot Court Team, for which he was named the Top Oral Advocate and Best Brief Writer in the Southeast United States.
Currently, he is partner and trial attorney for Frischhertz, Poulliard, Frischhertz, & Impastato, LLC. His primary responsibility is for all phases of litigation, including all oral argument, including full responsibilities for both jury and bench trials in both state and federal courts. He was recognized by New Orleans city Business in 2013 as one of the Top 50 Lawyers in New Orleans, and he has been recognized by SuperLawyers Magazine and New Orleans Magazine as one of the top trial attorneys in Louisiana in the years 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016. Most recently, he was recognized as one of the top 100 trial attorneys in the country and the top 40 trial attorneys under 40 years old in the country by a National Trial Magazine and organization.
In addition to serving on the Council, Dominick’s commitment extends to various public outlets. He was also elected to the Republican Party Parish Executive Committee, District 4 in 2012, and he currently serves in that position as well. He was also appointed to the Regional Transit Authority Board of Commissioners and to the Kenner Economic Development Committee. Dominick has served on several boards such as the sub-committee on economic development for Laketown Development, Citizens Advisory Council for Jefferson Parish, and the Civil Service Board for Kenner firemen and police.
He has taken active leadership roles in several organizations such as Woodlake Playground Booster Club, Archbishop Rummel Alumni Association, Acacia Fraternity Alumni Association, Kids’ Chance Scholarship Committee for Louisiana Bar Foundation, St. Joseph’s Italian American Heritage Marching Club, and New Orleans Saints Sports Hall of Fame. For 19 years, he has been a volunteer baseball coach for the City of Kenner All-star program and Recreation Department. Dominick resides in Kenner with his wife, Shannon, and their three children, Dominick IV, Mia, and Joseph.
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