Administrative law/Government Agencies and Programs law – claim involving the Social Security Administration or other governmental agency; OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration)

Admiralty and Maritime law – offshore accidents, including personal injury or property damage

Agricultural law – crop losses/claims; aerial applications

Alternative Dispute Resolution-ADR (mediation, arbitration)– an efficient alternative to settling a claim which can help preserve the relationship of the parties; for any type of dispute

Anti-trust and Trade Regulation – claims regarding the monopoly of a certain industry, i.e., the U.S. government’s case against Microsoft; trade regulation-imports/exports issues

Banking and Finance law – representation of financial institutions, including officers, directors and other lending institutions

Bankruptcy – reorganization and/or discharge of debts; personal or business

Business and Commercial law – business owner issues including contract disputes, leases; business negotiation and documents

Business Organizations – start up of a business and documents

Civil Rights – age, race, or sex discrimination

Collections and Repossessions – legal procedure to collect money/assets; forcefully taking possession of same

Communication and Media law – issues involving media like newspapers, television stations, radio stations

Constitutional law – involves alleged violations of Constitution or Bill of Rights, i.e., freedom of expression, gun control, student who doesn’t want to cut his long hair

Construction law – claims involving quality of work, liens for non-payment

Criminal law – cases involving Federal, State or local crimes

Education law – claims involving any educational body; fighting the system w/in educational body; sex education issues

Elder law -claims involving elderly and their rights; getting fired from a job because you’re over 65

Election Campaigns and Political law – cases involving disputes that arise out of campaigns like alleged voter fraud

Employment law – employee

Employment law – employer

Energy law – claims involving explorers, producers and providers of energy, i.e., utility companies

Entertainment, Sports and Leisure law – claims involving movie stars, sports figures or recreational facilities like amusement parks

Environmental law – claims involving natural resources, waste management

ERISA – Employee Retirement Income Security Act – the act governing the funding, vesting and administration of pension plans and claims regarding same

Estate Planning – done prior to death; wills, ways to reduce tax burden on heirs, trusts

Government Contracts – writing, negotiation, defending contracts with Federal, State or local government

Health and Health Care law – claims involving HMOs, hospitals defending charges to insurance company, health care laws, regulations and standards

Immigration and Naturalization law – issues with foreigners in the U.S.; becoming U.S. citizens

Insurance law – insurance defense and coverage issues

Intellectual Property law – claims involving inventions, copyrights, patents

International law – claims involving countries outside the U.S.; treaties, trade agreements, cultural matters

Labor law – disputes re: overtime, minimum wage, hourly wage; conditions and safety in the workplace

Litigation and appeals – trial matters and appeals to higher courts

Military law – claims involving branches of the National Guard, Army, Navy, Air Force, or Marines

Native Peoples’ law – representation of Native Americans, i.e., gambling issues on Indian reservations; Bureau of Indian Affairs disputes

Natural Resources law – claims involving oil and gas, minerals, wetlands

Personal Injury – defense, including wrongful death

Probate and Estate Administration – after death; processing and administration of assets

Products Liability – cases pertaining to injuries/losses due to a particular product

Professional Malpractice/Ethics and Professional Responsibility – cases involving alleged professional misconduct, violations; architects, nurses, doctors, lawyers, CPAs, engineers or any other professional

Real Estate – searching for, buying, selling, transferring real property

RICO – Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations – claims involving interstate (across state lines) and foreign (import/export) commerce (buying/selling)

Science and Technology – claims involving patents, new or trial pharmaceuticals, the Internet, petroleum, mechanical or civil engineering, electronics, inorganic, physical and organic chemistry, biochemistry, genetic engineering and computer sciences

Securities law – issues regarding stocks, bonds, mutual funds purchase, sale or violation

State, local and municipal law – claims involving governmental ordinances, regulations

Taxation – Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issues

Toxic Torts – claims resulting from chemical leaks, spills, dumps; air, water, or contact w/toxic substances via abuse

Transportation – issues relating to bus, taxi, limo, boat, airplane, truck, train transportation

Workers’ Compensation – claims for on-the-job injuries


700 St. John Street
P.O. Box 3527
Lafayette, LA 70502-3527

Tel: (337) 232-9700
Fax: (337) 235-4943


4150 Old Sterlington Rd.
Suite D2
Monroe, LA 71203

Tel: (318) 325-6444
Fax: (318) 323-7518