Deville, Louisiana Business Lawyers

Vance A. Gibbs
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(225) 382-3410 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Construction, Health Care and Maritime
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Ana Lynette Gregory
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Bastrop, LA Business Law Attorney with 4 years experience
343 N. Washington St.
Bastrop, LA 71220
Business, Criminal, Divorce and Personal Injury
Southern University Law Center
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Deborah J. Juneau
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(225) 389-3703 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Health Care, Insurance Defense and Medical Malpractice
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Deborah Juneau is a partner in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller. She joined the firm in 1999 and practices in the litigation, healthcare regulatory, medical malpractice defense, and appellate groups.

Deborah represents a variety of clients including energy and petrochemical companies, local businesses, and health care providers, including physicians, physician groups, social workers and mental health rehabilitation programs, nursing homes, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician's assistants, and other health care providers. In the healthcare field, she assists health care providers with litigation and trials, health law administrative matters, regulatory issues, Stark and anti-kickback matters, qui tam cases, fraud and abuse...
John M. Frazier
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
(225) 930-4772 445 Louisiana Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business and Bankruptcy
Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge
John Frazier is a shareholder in Wiener, Weiss & Madison, APC. He joined the firm in 2005. John has more than 35 years of experience in commercial litigation, mineral law and commercial transactions.

John is an AV-rated lawyer and has been listed in Louisiana Super Lawyers.
David K. Nelson
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
(225) 382-3417 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Construction and Environmental
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Lana D. Crump
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(225) 382-3435 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Civil Rights, Municipal and Products Liability
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Maxwell B. Kallenberger
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 3 years experience
(225) 382-4655 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Max Kallenberger is an associate in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller. He joined the firm in 2016 and practices in the business, corporate and real estate groups. Max has experience in a variety of transactional matters, including asset and stock acquisitions and sales, private placements and offerings, and secured transactions. He also has assisted individuals and businesses with entity formation and structure and governance, including the drafting of corporate by-laws, operating agreements and planning of overall corporate structure.

Max earned his B.S., cum laude, from Tulane University, A.B. Freeman School of Business in 2013. He earned his J.D./D.C.L.,...
Richard D. McConnell
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(225) 389-3770 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Energy and Environmental
Tulane University School of Law and Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Richard McConnell is a partner in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller. He is trial counsel for energy and financial companies in high stakes lawsuits involving a wide variety of claims. Prior cases involved soil and groundwater contamination, wetlands loss, toxic tort exposure, lost mineral leasing opportunities, mineral lease cancellation, pipeline right-of-way claims, expropriation/condemnation, and commercial litigation. Richard also serves as appellate counsel arguing before state and federal appellate courts.

Richard’s recent experience includes obtaining a successful verdict as trial counsel for national pipeline companies in a wetlands loss lawsuit involving canals that widened over time, he was lead...
Anna O'Neal
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(225) 930-4772 445 Louisiana Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business and Energy
Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center
Anna O'Neal is a shareholder with Wiener, Weiss & Madison. She joined the firm in 2017 and practices in the areas of commercial litigation and oil, gas and natural resources. Prior to joining the firm, Anna's practice focused on mineral and property law matters. She also has experience advising on natural gas midstream pipeline issues, political subdivision governance, and zoning and land use matters.
Edwin R. Noland III
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(225) 387-0999 400 Convention St
#700 P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business and Real Estate
Mississippi College School of Law
Edwin Noland is an associate in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller and practices in the real estate and business groups.

Edwin has served as a clerk at the Mississippi Court of Appeals, and clerked for the Louisiana 20th Judicial District Attorney's Office.

Prior to joining the firm, Edwin practiced for a private law firm in Shreveport, Louisiana, where he practiced property law, railroad defense litigation, public utilities law, and insurance defense.

Edwin received his B.S. from Louisiana State University in 2008. He earned his J.D., cum laude, from Mississippi College School of Law in 2011.

Jay M. Jalenak Jr.
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(225) 382-3438 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Antitrust, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Todd A. Rossi
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 38 years experience
(225) 382-3434 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Employment, Estate Planning and Tax
New York University School of Law and Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center
John M. Madison III
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(225) 930-4772 445 Louisiana Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Construction and Real Estate
Mississippi College School of Law
John M. Madison III has handled numerous complex construction cases throughout Mississippi and Louisiana. While he handles all aspects of construction litigation, John practices primarily in the areas of federal and state government projects and commercial projects along the Gulf Coast. He has extensive experience in litigation and alternative dispute resolution techniques. John represents large and small contractors on all aspects of federal and state procurement and contract issues. He has successfully defended and prosecuted multiple claims on behalf of project owners, general contractors, subcontractors, and material suppliers. John routinely provides legal advice to his construction clients regarding interpretation of...
Richard D. Lamb III
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(225) 930-4772 445 Louisiana Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Tax
Georgetown University Law Center and Loyola University New Orleans
Rich is a shareholder with Wiener, Weiss & Madison. He joined the firm in 2013 and advises businesses, families and individuals in the areas of Taxation, Corporate Law, Securities Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, Real Estate Law, Estate Planning, Successions/Probate, Title Insurance and Nonprofit Law.
James R.  Chastain Jr.
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(225) 389-3706 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Antitrust, Bankruptcy and IP
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University and Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
J. E. Cullens Jr.
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney
(225) 236-3636 12345 Perkins Rd
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
Free ConsultationBusiness, Legal Malpractice, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Mr. Cullens was born in New Orleans on April 3, 1967.
Hannah D. Robinson
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 5 years experience
(225) 382-3474 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business and Real Estate
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Hannah Robinson is an associate in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller. She joined the firm in 2014 and practices in the business, corporate and real estate practice groups. Hannah represents buyers and sellers, landlords and tenants, investors and lenders in all aspects of commercial and industrial real estate transactions, including acquisition and development, leasing, land use and zoning, title and survey matters and project finance.

Hannah earned her B.S. in Finance from Louisiana State University in 2010. She earned her J.D./D.C.L., cum laude, from the LSU Law Center in 2014, where she received the CALI award for the highest...
Bradley C. Myers
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(225) 382-3421 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Civil Rights, Environmental and Health Care
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Charles S. McCowan III
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(225) 382-3433 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Communications, Energy and Environmental
Tulane University School of Law
Trey McCowan is a partner in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller. He joined the firm in 1989 and practices in the litigation group. Trey represents local, regional and multi-national energy and petrochemical clients in a wide variety of litigation matters. He has specific experience representing clients in litigation involving complex commercial agreements and legacy site litigation in the energy industry. Trey also represents clients with regard to environmental litigation and toxic tort defense. He also advises clients on electronic discovery, e-discovery compliance, electronically stored information (ESI), electronic information management, and retention and destructive policies and procedures.

Trey is listed...
Katie D. Bell
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(225) 389-3760 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Civil Rights, Environmental and Insurance Defense
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University and Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Matthew B. Smith
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(225) 387-0999 400 Convention St
#700 P. O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Energy and Environmental
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University and Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
John C. Funderburk
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(225) 388-0999 400 Convention St
#700
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Construction and Environmental
John Funderburk is a partner in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller and practices in the litigation and construction groups. He represents clients in energy, commercial, environmental, transportation, and construction litigation in both state and federal courts. Prior to joining the firm, John practiced with a global law firm from its Houston, Texas office.

John has represented both individuals and corporations in complex environmental litigation, contract disputes, maritime actions, personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits, deceptive trade practices claims, and oilfield contamination litigation. In addition, he coordinates with clients and experts to respond quickly to accidents and incidents across the...
Angela W. Adolph
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(225) 382-3437 400 Convention St
#700
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Municipal and Tax
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Angie Adolph is a partner in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller. She joined the firm in 2011, and practices in the tax and municipal finance groups. Angie represents Louisiana, national, and international clients in a variety of tax and corporate matters. In addition to representing clients before the Louisiana Board of Tax Appeals, the Louisiana Tax commission, and in the Louisiana courts, she has special experience representing taxpayers in property tax incentive negotiations, including Payments in Lieu of Taxes. Angie is the firm’s representative to the American Property Tax Counsel, an association of property tax firms with members...
Jared Dunahoe
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Natchitoches, LA Business Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(800) 259-4460 402 2nd St
Natchitoches, LA 71457
Free ConsultationBusiness, Insurance Claims, Maritime and Personal Injury
Southern University Law Center
Shannan Sweeney Rieger
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
(225) 382-3486 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Antitrust, Appeals and Environmental
Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center
Bradley J Spedale
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(225) 343-1300 3301 North Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning, Real Estate and Tax
William & Mary Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Brad’s practice utilizes the Master of Business Administration he earned in addition to his Juris Doctor. In addition to representing businesses of all kinds, he practices many different areas of law, performing both transactional work and litigation. Brad’s trust and estate practice covers everything from simple wills and successions to complex trusts and advanced estate planning. As part of his real estate practice, he is a title agent for Gulf Title Corporation, which is an agent for First American Title Insurance Company of Louisiana. Brad’s collection practice specializes in purchased debt. He also litigates many labor and employment matters and...
Mark A. Doré
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Lafayette, LA Business Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(337) 235-2232 2020 W Pinhook Road
Suite 303
Lafayette, LA 70508
Business, Energy and Real Estate
Southern University Law Center
Mark Doré is senior counsel in the Lafayette office of Kean Miller. He joined the firm in 2018 and practices in the oil and gas, business and corporate and real estate groups. Mark’s practice focuses on representing upstream energy companies in Louisiana, including oil and gas transactional matters, mineral title examination, due diligence, acquisition and sale of oil and gas properties, regulatory compliance, and providing advice to attorneys and landmen at companies engaged in upstream activities.

While in law school, Mark launched his own oil and gas/real estate title company in Lafayette, Louisiana, and continued working full time as an independent...
Elisabeth Q. Prescott
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(225) 387-0999 400 Convention St
#700 P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Construction, Products Liability and Real Estate
University System of Georgia - University of Georgia
R. Benn Vincent Jr.
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer
(225) 389-3737 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Construction, Energy and Medical Malpractice
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University and L'Universite de Provence, Aix-Marseille
Randy R. Cangelosi
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(225) 382-3723 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Energy, Environmental and Medical Malpractice
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Randy Cangelosi is a partner in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller. He practices in the litigation group. Randy represents clients in complex products liability, general litigation, commercial and business litigation, environmental litigation, healthcare issues and related business disputes, medical malpractice defense, telecommunications law and litigation, trademark and intellectual property claims, and personal injury defense. He has trial experience in products liability defense and large commercial litigation matters. He also has experience in NORM, TERM and asbestos cases in the energy industry. Randy also has served client's needs on a national level, obtaining various admissions to the bar in...
Gregory M. Anding
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(225) 382-3485 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Construction and Energy
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University and Louisiana State University
Greg Anding is a litigation partner in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller. He joined the firm in 1995 and practices in the trial, toxic tort, expropriation, and commercial litigation groups. Greg represents clients in asbestos and benzene defense, other occupational and toxic tort litigation, hearing loss claims, expropriation (eminent domain) litigation, civil and business litigation, and construction law.

Greg has particular experience representing clients in cases involving premises liability, products liability, personal injury involving occupational and chemical exposures, and pipeline expropriation and expansion projects. He has specialized in asbestos and benzene litigation for over 20 years. Greg has handled...
Noah M. Wexler
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(225) 412-6348 835 Louisiana Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Consumer, Maritime and Personal Injury
South Texas College of Law
Attorney Noah Wexler is a highly experienced trial lawyer who has handled tens of thousands of cases in the past decade. Due to his commitment to his clients, keen skills in preparing for trials, attention to detail, and his ability to identify strategies that force insurers and negligent companies to pay maximum compensation, Noah has recovered hundreds of millions of dollars. While he is highly skilled in various areas of personal injury law, he focuses the majority of his work handling catastrophic truck accident cases, pharmaceutical cases, complex product liability cases, wrongful death cases, and catastrophic offshore injury cases throughout...
William L. Caughman III
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(225) 389-3724 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, IP, Real Estate and Workers' Comp
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University and Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Isaac McPherson  Gregorie Jr.
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(225) 382-3411 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Energy and Real Estate
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Mack Gregorie is a partner in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller. He joined the firm in 1984 and has extensive experience in all types of business and corporate transactions, including complex commercial and industrial real estate matters and finance. Mack represents major international petrochemical clients, worldwide energy producers, banks and financial institutions, buyers and sellers, landlords and tenants, and lenders. A Certified Public Accountant, Mack lectures frequently on real estate topics such as sales, leases, property law, purchase and sale agreements, and recent developments in real estate law. He is also a title agent for First American Title...
Robert A. Hawthorne Jr.
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 57 years experience
(225) 382-3402 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Bob Hawthorne is of counsel to the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller. He is one of the founding members of the firm and practices in the estate planning and probate, business and corporate, and real estate groups. Bob represents clients in the finance, acquisition, construction, purchase, refinancing, management, leasing and sale of various types of real estate developments, both commercial and residential, including office buildings, shopping malls, manufacturing facilities, retail centers, industrial facilities, and commercial developments.

Bob advises business and corporate clients with regard to commercial lending transactions, financings, and the structure and formation of corporate entities. He has extensive...
Linda Perez Clark
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(225) 389-3714 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Energy and Real Estate
Tulane University
Reid A. Jones
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(225) 930-4772 445 Louisiana Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Arbitration & Mediation and Employment
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Reid's practice is devoted exclusively to litigation. He represents individual and corporate clients, both large and small, in various types of disputes in federal and state courts in Louisiana. Reid has significant experience in the areas of commercial, property, insurance, and construction litigation. Prior to joining the firm, Reid served as a law clerk for the Honorable Tom Stagg, District Judge, United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana.
Mr. Jeffrey S. Wittenbrink
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(225) 282-0602 445 North Boulevard
Suite 625
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Divorce, Family and Probate
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Jeffrey S. Wittenbrink is a Board Certified Family Law Specialist in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He handles difficult and complex custody and community property cases associated with divorce; adoptions, paternity and grandparent custody cases. He also handles personal injury cases, wills and successions and general civil and criminal litigation.
Micajah Daniel 'Caj' Boatright
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(225) 412-6348 835 Louisiana Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Maritime and Personal Injury
University of Texas - Austin
Attorney Caj Boatright grew up in Sweetwater, a small town in west Texas. He attended Southwestern University of Georgetown, and graduated cum laude with Honors as a double major in Political Science and History. He earned his J.D. from the University of Texas Law School, where he also met and became friends with Kurt Arnold and Jason Itkin. Following law school, Attorney Boatright worked for the largest firm in Fort Worth, where he handled cases related to all types of litigation and appellate matters. In 2006, he joined Kurt and Jason at their small firm, Arnold & Itkin...
Jennifer J. Thomas
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(225) 389-3705 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Appeals, Health Care and Medical Malpractice
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
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