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Appellate Law

At Scofield, Gerard, Pohorelsky, Gallaugher & Landry, our attorneys in Lake Charles have experience in both trial and appellate law matters. We believe that this rounded experience helps our attorneys better prepare records at trial that will stand up on appeal.

Partner Patrick D. Gallaugher Jr. has handled landmark precedent-setting appeals in complex oil and gas disputes, and was managing editor of the Tulane Law Review. Partner Robert E. Landry, formerly a Senior Editor of the Louisiana Law Review, has argued numerous appeals to state and federal appellate courts as well as to the Louisiana Supreme Court.

Partner Scott Scofield has been the primary counsel on a number of successful reported decisions. Other partners, including Phillip DeVilbiss, have argued before both state and federal appellate courts.

Moreover, recent additions to the firm include , formerly Senior Notes and Comments Editor of the Tulane Law Review.

Our attorneys provide clients with skills that often produce successful appeals in a wide variety of cases. We strive to meet exceptionally high standards in legal and factual analysis, appellate brief writing and oral advocacy.

Please visit our individual attorney pages for more information on landmark and noteworthy reported appeals decisions handled by the firm.

To discuss your appellate matter with one of our experienced lawyers, call 337-433-9436 or use the contact form on this website.