May 21, 2018
Taylor Porter Partner Mike Hart completed the Zions Bank Ogden Marathon, held May 19 in Utah and rated by Runner's World as one of the Top Ten Marathons in the world. The Ogden Marathon is USA Track & Field Certified & Sanctioned as well as a Boston qualifier.
The scenic course starts at an elevation of 5,400 feet, and goes around Pineview Reservoir then drops into Ogden Canyon where participants run along the Ogden River with views of pine covered slopes. Exiting the canyon, they run onto the Ogden River Parkway, past Dinosaur Park and the Utah State University Botanical Gardens. The course ends downtown on Historic 25th street at an elevation of 4,309 feet.
Practicing law since 1984, Hart focuses on civil and appellate litigation with an emphasis on products liability and commercial litigation involving product performance, casualty litigation, and insurance coverage. Hart is ranked among his peers among Louisiana Super Lawyers in Products Liability Law, including Personal Injury - Products: Defense, Insurance Coverage, and Aerospace/Aviation.
In the community, Hart is a licensed pilot, and has served as a Mission Pilot and Wing Leader for Angel Flight, a national organization that uses pilots to fly cancer patients to medical centers for treatment. He also serves as a corporate ambassador for the Baton Rouge chapter of the American Heart Association.