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Scofield, Gerard, Pohorelsky, Gallaugher & Landry

901 Lake Shore Dr.Ste. 900Lake Charles, LA 70601
Phones: 337-433-9436
Fax: 337-436-0306 / 337-436-5205
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The firm was founded in 1876, when Franklin A. Gallaugher moved to Lake Charles from East Baton Rouge Parish and established a law practice. Many prominent members of the bar and pioneers of the community have been associated with the firm, including Lt. Col. Gabriel Fournet, Arsene P. Pujo, Clement D. Moss, Cullen R. Liskow, and Thomas F. Porter.

Mr. Porter joined the firm in 1936 after serving sixteen years as a judge for the Fourteenth Judicial District Court. In 1959, he...

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The firm was founded in 1876, when Franklin A. Gallaugher moved to Lake Charles from East Baton Rouge Parish and established a law practice. Many prominent members of the bar and pioneers of the community have been associated with the firm, including Lt. Col. Gabriel Fournet, Arsene P. Pujo, Clement D. Moss, Cullen R. Liskow, and Thomas F. Porter.

Mr. Porter joined the firm in 1936 after serving sixteen years as a judge for the Fourteenth Judicial District Court. In 1959, he and John D. Stewart were practicing under the name of Porter and Stewart when the first of the firm's present members, John B. Scofield , joined the firm as an associate. Mr. Scofield left shortly thereafter to serve in the U. S. Army. At the completion of his tour of duty, however, he returned to practice with the firm and thereafter became a partner.

The firm continued to evolve and grow. Of its present members, Richard E. Gerard, Jr. joined the firm in 1969, as did J. Michael Veron in 1978. Scott J. Scofield and John R. Pohorelsky became associated with the firm in 1984, and were followed by Patrick D. Gallaugher, Jr. , a great-grandson of the firm''s founder, in 1985. Robert E. Landry joined the firm in 1988, followed by Rusty J. Stutes, Jr. in 1992. C. Eston Singletary, an established attorney in the Lake Charles area, made a lateral move to join the firm in 1992. Todd Fontenot became associated with the firm in 1996. Phillip DeVilbiss and Chris Guillet joined the firm in 1999. Toni L. Petrofes and Jody Lavergne joined the firm in 2001. Read less
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901 Lake Shore Dr.Ste. 900Lake Charles, LA 70601
Phone
337-433-9436
Fax
337-436-0306337-436-5205
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