Firm News

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 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

Meet the Staff of Galloway Jefcoat

Watch as some of the staff members at Galloway Jefcoat share their part and experiences at this Lafayette law firm. 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... Read more

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

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

Meet Rockell LeMaire

Rockell LeMaire is a legal secretary for John Jefcoat. She works on mass torts and class action lawsuits. She’s been at the law firm since 2010. Originally from Kaplan, she went to school at Kaplan High and started working in the legal field for about 10 years and started work for Galloway Jefcoat about seven... 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

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

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 Leroy Taylor

Leroy Taylor does maintenance and also brings clients to doctor appointments for Galloway and Jefcoat. He started working at the law firm around 2008, and is originally from Lafayette. He was a truck driver for 40 years before he came to John, was injured in an accident, and became a client of Galloway and Jefcoat.... Read more