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John Fitz-Gerald

John was admitted to practice law in 1983. He graduated from DeQuincy High School in 1975 and attended the University of Southwest Louisiana at Lafayette, LA, prior to graduating from McNeese State University in Lake Charles, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in government and minors in history and English. John attended Paul M. Hebert School of Law at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, and graduated with a Juris Doctor degree in 1983.

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Tony Hebert

Anthony “Tony” J. Hebert was admitted to practice law in 1989. After graduating from Westlake High School in 1978, Tony attended McNeese State University in Lake Charles, LA, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting in 1983. Immediately following college graduation, Tony was admitted to law school at Southern University where he obtained his law degree in 1989.

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Jay DeLouche

A seasoned research attorney who excels at the more technical aspects of practicing law, K. Jay DeLouche boasts 17 years of experience. He attended McNeese State University in Lake Charles, LA, where he graduated in 1991 with a Bachelor of Science degree in environmental science and a minor in chemistry. After working in local industry as an environmental scientist, Jay returned to college to obtain his law degree from Paul M. Hebert Law School at Louisiana State University in 2003.

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Matthew “Duke” Ducote

Associate Attorney

Matthew “Duke” DuCote was born in Knoxville, TN, Duke has made Louisiana his home for over a decade. After graduating from Knoxville Catholic High School in 2013, Duke attended Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology in 2017. Shortly thereafter, Duke was admitted to the Paul M. Hebert Law School at Louisiana State University and graduated with both Juris Doctor and Diploma in Comparative Law degrees in 2022 and lastly was admitted to the Bar Association of Louisiana earlier this year. Duke will be primarily based out of our Westlake office location. His areas of practice include Business Litigation, Hurricane Claims, Contractor Disputes, Family Law and Wills and Estates.

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