Lindsey worked for the Harris County District Attorney's Office for three years before joining a prestigious plaintiff's firm in Houston in 2010. For more than five years with this firm, she worked almost exclusively with clients who had been diagnosed with asbestos-related diseases, including mesothelioma and lung cancer.
Throughout the course of her practice, she has negotiated tens of millions of settlement dollars on behalf of her clients. Her current practice is located in New Orleans, Louisiana, but she has also litigated extensively in numerous other jurisdictions, including Texas, Mississippi, Florida, California, West Virginia, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, Utah, Washington, Illinois, and South Carolina.
In law school, she was the recipient of the Hortense Ward Outstanding Female Graduate Award for her work with the Student Bar Association and various charitable organizations. She actively participated in the prestigious Mock Trial Academy at South Texas College of Law and went on to mentor first-year law students. She also participated in the college's international program by spending a summer studying abroad at the University of Malta.
Ms. Cheek is an active member of the American Bar Association, Association of Women Attorneys, the State Bar of Texas, the State Bar of Louisiana, the State Bar of Pennsylvania, the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association for Justice, and the Louisiana Association for Justice. Ms. Cheek currently mentors law students and is on the faculty at Tulane Law School's Trial Advocacy Program.
In addition to her law degree, Ms. Cheek also has a double business degree and at one time considered pursuing an MBA. However, her passion for arguing, writing, and the pursuit of justice helped her make the decision to pursue law instead. Now she is completely focused on helping people in need and using her education and experience to provide truly meaningful legal services and counseling.
Ms. Cheek is quite used to working with clients with serious illnesses, and she is very sensitive to their needs. She is more than willing to make any accommodations that may be necessary. In fact, she is even willing to come and meet with them while they are in the hospital. She has been known to develop very positive and meaningful relationships with her clients. She genuinely wants to help them, and she has a lot of sympathy for what they are going through.
Ms. Cheek has competed in the Lone Star Triathlon and Houston Half Marathon. She has a black belt in karate and teaches kickboxing and other group fitness classes. She enjoys running, yoga, traveling, and spending time with her 2 dogs, Fergie and Bilbo.
- 2017 & 2018 ‘Top 10 Under 40 Attorney for Personal Injury’ in Louisiana by the National Association of Personal Injury Attorneys
- 2017 & 2018 ‘Top 40 Under 40’ in Louisiana by the National Trial Lawyers Association
- 2018 "Personal Injury '10 Best Attorneys'" in Louisiana by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys
- Invited Speaker – May 2018 Complex Litigation Symposium in Chicago
- Invited Speaker – April 2018 Harris Martin's Talcum Powder Litigation Conference in Laguna Niguel, CA, 'Update on Louisiana Talcum Powder Litigation'
- Invited Speaker – Tulane Law School; Guest Lecturer with Richard J. Arsenault: April 2018 'Cause Lawyering: From the Plaintiff's Perspective'
- Invited Speaker – January 2018 Louisiana Bar Association Mid-Year Meeting & CLE, in Baton Rouge, LA, 'How to Win at Trial; Hint: PreTrual Prep is Key!'
- Invited speaker at the 2017 National Perrin Conference: Trends in Asbestos Litigation, in Beverly Hills, CA, and presented on the topic of ‘Louisiana Jurisdictional Updates.’
- Invited speaker at the 2016 National Perrin Conference: Trends in Asbestos Litigation in Beverly Hills, CA on the topic of ‘Women in Business.’