Lake Charles, Louisiana, Attorneys

Scofield, Gerard, Pohorelsky, Gallaugher & Landry is the area's oldest law firm. From its inception in Lake Charles more than 137 years ago, the firm has provided effective and highly regarded legal representation in a broad range of practice areas to local, national and international clients.

We represent businesses and residents of Southwest Louisiana in commercial litigation, real estate and development, oil and gas matters, insurance disputes, health care, environmental matters, employment litigation and financial concerns, including securities litigation, bankruptcy, tax law and estate planning. In addition, we handle mass tort and class-action cases.

With skilled attorneys and a capable staff, we are able to meet the most complex legal needs of our clients, while still providing the personal attention that larger firms often cannot provide. We offer cost-effective, solution-oriented representation, advice and planning geared to the specific needs of our clients. We take great pride in our demonstrated record of success and our reputation for skill, honesty and integrity.

In addition to our immense trial experience, our attorneys are well versed in appellate practice. We have successfully represented clients on appeal in both state and federal appellate cases in some of the most consequential decisions in Louisiana jurisprudence.

Our clients encompass national and multinational corporations, insurers, financial institutions, smaller regional and local companies, government entities, and individuals. In addition, we regularly assist out-of-state law firms whose clients find themselves in need of guidance in Louisiana state and federal courts or in need of expertise in Louisiana's unique civilian legal tradition.

We regularly assist out-of-state law firms whose clients find themselves involved in major litigation in Louisiana state and federal courts. Our role as local counsel ranges from providing local "eyes and ears" to serving as lead or co-lead counsel. Our objective is always to provide the highest-quality legal assistance coupled with unsurpassed responsiveness.

Ultimately, the firm's objective is to provide first-rate representation at a reasonable cost. We strive to establish and maintain the relationship of mutual trust that is the bedrock of any successful attorney-client relationship. One of the best indicators of our success in this regard is the long-term relationships that we have established with a number of our clients, both locally and nationwide.

We welcome the opportunity to discuss your legal needs and recommend the best steps to take. You can reach any of our Lake Charles lawyers by calling 337-433-9436. You may also use our contact form to provide some details of your situation and schedule a consultation.