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Galloway Jefcoat Holding Blood Drive at Lafayette Office on the Last Day of the March

We are excited to announce we are holding a blood drive on Thursday, March 31st from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at our office in Lafayette (1925 Dulles Drive). Our Lady of Lourdes Blood Donor Center will be setting up a blood donation bus outside. It is the season of Lent, which is a time... Read more

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Meet the Staff of Galloway Jefcoat

From all walks of life the staff members at Galloway Jefcoat all have something in common; a love for their job and the work they do. The chance to make a difference. Personal injury attorneys Rusty Galloway and John Jefcoat started the law firm in 1996. They have had success in representing over 1,000 different... Read more

Meet Katie Meche

Office manager Katie Meche lives in Rayne and started working at the Galloway Jefcoat law firm in August of 2002. Her job as an office manager entails accounting, getting inventory for the entire office, and keeping things in order for the entire office. For leisure she enjoys visiting her camp in Toledo Bend where her... Read more

How Do Attorney’s Fees Work in Louisiana?

Attorney’s fees, in Louisiana, when it comes to workers compensation cases are different than tort cases or personal injury cases. In this video attorney Robert Martina goes into detail the differences in percentage when it comes to personal injury and workers compensation claims. When working with an attorney they can help you navigate through the... Read more

Meet Casey Leger

Casey Leger, a paralegal for John Jefcoat, has been working at the law firm for three years. From the Carencro area, she graduated from Carencro High School, went to Southwest Paralegal and has been working in the legal field since, her job entails assisting clients in any way she can help. As a mother of... Read more

Meet Melissa “Missy” Hebert

Melissa Hebert is the receptionist at the Galloway Jefcoat law firm since 2009. She’s the first person you’ll speak to, and the first person that represents Galloway Jefcoat. From Lafayette, she graduated from Katie Ann High School and has three children aged 27, 25, and 11. She enjoys the positive atmosphere at the law firm... Read more

About the Attorney: Robert Martina

We are BACK with the latest installment of our #AboutTheAttorney blog series! This week we are featuring GJ’s “independent, realistic, and reasonable-,” attorney, Robert Martina! A native of Shreveport, LA, Robert is a TWO-time graduate of Louisiana State University! First, he attended LSU for his undergrad degree, a B.S. in Finance. Then, as a man... Read more

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About the Attorney: John Jefcoat

Introducing the man who puts the J in GJ [drum roll, please…] – co founder, Mr. John Jefcoat! A Hub City Native, John was born in Lafayette and went to school in neighboring Scott, Louisiana. Before John knew he wanted to be a lawyer, he was very involved in the family business – raising Brahman... Read more

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Jury Verdict Awarding Client $2.6 Million in Lafayette Parish Case

The lawyers of Galloway Jefcoat are thrilled by the results of a recently concluded 4-day jury trial in Lafayette. Personal Injury Attorneys, Rusty Galloway and Jason Weaver, received a judgment awarding their client $2.62 million plus judicial interest after sustaining injuries from a severe rear end collision. On the week of May 13th, Galloway and... Read more

Join us as #GJGivesBack This Thanksgiving!

This holiday season, we are excited to give back to the community by hosting the #GJGivesBack food drive at our Lafayette office. However, this is not your average holiday food drive, as donors who bring in non-perishable food items will be entered to win one of 51 exciting prizes for their good deed. For the... Read more