Gordon McKernan

Gordon McKernan, lead attorney and owner of Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys

Personal Executive Assistant: Victoria Cave Gordon McKernan graduated with his law degree from Loyola University in New Orleans, Louisiana, in 1992. Shortly thereafter, he joined McKernan Law Firm and has been practicing law ever since. He is the owner of the firm, and his primary area of practice is representing ‘ordinary people’ who have been…

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TJ Pittman

TJ Pittman graduated from Leesville High School  in Vernon Parish after his father, CSM Pittman was stationed at Fort Polk, LA. Pittman attended Louisiana Tech University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a concentration in Pre-Law in 2018. While there, Pittman was voted to Homecoming Court in 2017 and was also…

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Chris Melancon

Born in Baton Rouge, Christopher Melancon attended LSU, studying Sports Administration with a concentration in Sports Commerce, as well as a minor in Business Management; garnering Dean’s List Honors. Chris then earned his Juris Doctor and Bachelor of Civil Law from LSU’s Paul M. Hebert Law Center in 2022. Notably, Chris earned the CALI award…

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Penny the Puppy

Penny the Puppy

Penny is the CHO- Chief Happiness Officer at Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys. She is a Cavapoochon from Timshell Farms in Arizona. She is a fourth of July baby and will turn one on July 4, 2019. She is half toy-poodle, quarter bichon and quarter Cavalier. Penny is a little 6-pound ball of fur who loves treats,…

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Tucker W. Nims

Tucker Nims, a native of  Lafayette, Louisiana, graduated from St. Thomas More Catholic High School in 2010 and then went on to obtain his Bachelor Degree from Northwestern State University. While in college he was a two-sport Athlete playing both football and baseball for the Demons.  In 2017, he received his law degree from Southern…

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Todd W. Hernandez

Todd Hernandez graduated from Zachary High School in 1984, and he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Legal Studies from Northeast Louisiana University in 1989. In 1992, he obtained his Juris Doctor degree from the Southern University Law Center. Todd is a member of the Zachary High School Hall of Fame and the Southern…

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Timothy J. McCrary

Timothy J. McCrary

Tim McCrary graduated from LSU Law School in 1992 and has practiced personal injury law ever since. He is licensed to practice in all Louisiana state and federal courts. Tim joined Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys as an Associate in 2007. Tim devotes his life to his family and representing injured people. He has successfully handled…

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Thomas Strohe

Thomas Strohe (pronounced “Stroy”) is a native of Lafayette, Louisiana. Before attending Southern University and obtaining his Juris Doctorate in 2018 he received his Bachelor Degree in Finance from University of Louisiana at Lafayette.  While in Law School Thomas clerked for the Honorable Judge Donald Johnson for the 19th Judicial District Court and the Louisiana…

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Taylor Breland

Taylor Breland was raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and earned his undergraduate degree in 2012 at Louisiana State University.  He went to Loyola New Orleans College of Law to earn his law degree.  While in law school, Taylor clerked for the Honorable Robert Murphy at the Louisiana 5th Circuit Court of Appeals.  Upon graduating law…

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Sonny Lopez

Baton Rouge native, Sonny Lopez, is an Associate Attorney with Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys, where he specializes in personal injury and premise liability matters. Lopez received his B.A. in Economics from Louisiana State University, his M.B.A. at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and his Juris Doctorate from Southern University Law Center. Having previously served…

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Ryan Thibodeaux

Ryan was born and raised in Baton Rouge, LA. He graduated high school at The Dunham School and earned his bachelor’s degree from Louisiana State University. He then pursued his law degree at Southern University Law Center where he graduated Cum Laude receiving his Juris Doctor in the Fall of 2020. Ryan enjoys following LSU…

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Ryan Lloyd

Ryan Lloyd is a proud Northeast Louisiana native who has been working in the area of personal injury litigation since 2013. Ryan’s practice focuses on assisting clients with personal injury matters, including auto accidents, 18-wheeler accidents, workers compensation accidents, catastrophic injury cases, brain injury cases, and spinal injuries cases. He has successfully obtained multiple six…

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Russ Fornea

Russ was born and raised in Nacogdoches, TX. He played baseball at SFA and Texas Tech. Russ moved to Madisonville in 2011. He graduated from SLU with BS in Sports Management in 2013 and Loyola Law in 2017. Russ currently lives in Madisonville with wife Mikayla, daughter Ivy and their two dogs, Ace and Phoebe.…

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Rory Green

Rory Green was raised in Baton Rouge, graduated Summa Cum Laude from the LSU College of Business in Economics with a Minor in Leadership Development, and graduated Cum Laude from the LSU Law Center in 2015. He was sworn into all state and federal courts in Louisiana and began his practice in New Orleans, concentrating…

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Richard F. Zimmerman, III

Richard F. Zimmerman, III

Richard “Richie” Zimmerman, III, obtained his law degree from Louisiana State University in 2007. He is licensed to practice in all Louisiana State and Federal Courts as well as the U. S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals. Richie’s desire to become a trial lawyer and be in the courtroom developed during law school while working…

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Ramsey Barfield

Ramsey Barfield is a native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He graduated from Catholic High School and completed his undergrad at Louisiana State University. Mr. Barfield then pursued his law career at Loyola University of New Orleans College of Law where he graduated in 2020. During law school, Mr. Barfield trained as a law clerk at Gordon McKernan Injury…

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Rachel Coronel

Rachel Coronel, abogada del equipo legal español de Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys

Rachel was born in Los Angeles, Ca but raised in DeRidder, La. She attended Louisiana Tech University on a soccer scholarship and earned a degree in Chemistry in 2015. Upon completion of her undergraduate studies she attended Southern University Law Center where Rachel graduated with honors in 2018. In addition, Rachel earned the Cali Award…

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Misti L. Bryant

Misti Bryant was born and raised in Broussard, Louisiana. She earned her undergraduate degree in English at LSU and completed law school at Mississippi College School of Law, where she was a member of the Moot Court Board. During law school, Misti clerked with the Mississippi Supreme Court, U.S. Attorney’s Office, and the Mississippi Secretary…

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Michael J. Montalbano, III

Michael J. Montalbano, III (“Mike”) earned his Juris Doctor from Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana in 2006 and graduated near the top of his class. Michael began his legal career as a general practitioner in the areas of family law, successions, and personal injury. In 2009, he began to focus his career solely on…

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Matthew R. Reed

Matthew R. Reed was born and raised in Lafayette, Louisiana. He attended the University of Louisiana at Lafayette where he received an undergraduate degree in History and received the Walter R. Craddock Endowed Scholarship. Matthew attended Louisiana State University and received Master Degrees in History and Art History and represented the graduate school as a…

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Markel Guidry

Markel is a native of Palmetto, Louisiana. He graduated from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette with a Bachelor of Liberal Arts in Journalism, and graduated from the LSU Law Center in 2016. During his time in law school, Markel was a member of the John R. Brown National Admiralty Law Moot Court team. He…

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Mark White

Mark White graduated from Southern University Law Center in 2012. Following passage of the Louisiana State bar exam in 2012, Mark was hired as an Assistant District Attorney at the East Baton Rouge Parish DA’s office where he obtained numerous felony criminal convictions via negotiated pleas, bench trials, and jury trials, for felony charges including,…

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Kelly Simpson

Kelly graduated from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law in 2016. She participated in a clinic class wherein she represented a local non-profit in successfully championing their proposed bills to the state legislature. Kelly gained much experience assisting clients from throughout Louisiana in their personal injury claims. She then honed courtroom skills as a…

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Keith Accardo

Keith was born and raised in the New Orleans area. He graduated from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. Keith then earned his Juris Doctor from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law where he served as the Chief of Staff of the Loyola Maritime Law Journal. During law school, Keith…

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Katherine E. Pizzini

Clients love working with Katie and why shouldn’t they? Not only does Katie give her personal cell phone number to each and every client to ensure that she is always within reach, but she is also smart and tough and has the credentials to prove it. Katie Pizzini graduated magna cum laude from Loyola University…

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Justin Glenn

Justin Glenn graduated from Mississippi College School of Law in 2017 and immediately took and passed the Mississippi and Louisiana bar. Since being licensed to practice law Justin has spent the last 4 years defending catastrophic personal injury claims ranging from brain injuries to neck and back injuries and everything in between. Justin has been…

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Jeff W. Watson

Jeff W. Watson

Jeff Watson graduated from Louisiana State University Law School in 2000. He is licensed to practice in all Louisiana state and federal courts. Jeff is an active member of the Baton Rouge Bench Bar Association and the Louisiana Association for Justice. He has had many clients from various areas in Louisiana including but not limited…

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James W. Standley

James W., “Jim,” Standley is a native of Oak Ridge, Louisiana. He is an alumnus of Northeast Louisiana University, now known as the University of Louisiana at Monroe. He is a graduate of the Southern University Law Center and has been a member of the Bar since 2001. Prior to joining this firm, he was…

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J. Greg Murphy

Greg Murphy was born and raised in Baton Rouge. He graduated from Catholic High School and received a Bachelor of Science Degree from Louisiana State University. In 1988, he obtained his law degree from Loyola University School of Law in New Orleans. He is licensed to practice in all Louisiana State and Federal Courts as…

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J. Chandler Loupe

J. Chandler Loupe

Chandler Loupe brings years of experience and a successful track record to the litigation team at Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys. His relentless aggressive approach to representing each individual client is his priority.   Practicing for over 32 years, Chandler has tried cases to successful jury verdicts in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Texas and Illinois. He has achieved…

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Ivy E. Perkins

Ivy Perkins graduated from Loyola University of New Orleans College of Law in 2020. While at Loyola, Ivy served as a Teaching Assistant for the Legal Research and Writing Department. As a Teaching Assistant, she worked at Loyola’s onsite Writing Lab where first-year law students receive constructive feedback on the multiple writing assignments authored throughout…

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Holly J. Lamarche

Holly Lamarche was born in New Orleans, and raised in Lafayette, Louisiana, though she has lived in the Dominican Republic as well. Holly graduated from St. Thomas More High School, then went on to Louisiana State University,  where she received a Bachelor’s in English Literature with a minor in History and graduated Cum Laude. After completing…

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Hannah C. Pizzini

Hannah C. Pizzini

Hannah Pizzini graduated magna cum laude and a Crowe Scholar from Loyola University College of Law. During law school, Hannah served as Articles Editor of the Loyola Law Review, and competed as a brief writer and oralist on the 2019-2020 National Moot Court team and 2018-2019 Burton D. Wechsler First Amendment Moot Court Team. She…

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Erik R. Miller

Erik R. Miller

Erik Miller is a Baton Rouge native and a 2006 graduate of Episcopal High School. Following high school, Erik attended Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee where he earned his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science in 2010. Erik’s interest in law started while at Rhodes College when he worked as a law clerk for the…

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E. Dion Young

E. Dion Young obtained his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Louisiana State University in 1989.  After that, he attended law school at Southern University in Baton Rouge, graduating in 1994 with his Juris Doctor.  He then began a career as an Assistant District Attorney in the Fourth Judicial District. Over the course…

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E. Courtney Kretzsinger

Ms. E. Courtney Kretzsinger is a native of Pineville, Louisiana. She graduated from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Biological Engineering. Ms. Kretzsinger then pursued her law degree at Southern University Law Center where she graduated cum laude. During law school, Ms. Kretzsinger was a judicial intern for the Honorable Chief Judge Dee D.…

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Douglas K. Foster

Douglas Foster is a native of New Orleans. After serving in the U.S. Navy for four years, Doug returned to Louisiana to attend Louisiana State University where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications with a concentration in Political Communications. He then earned his law degree from Southern University. Doug has spent the past…

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Devin M. Guidry

Devin Guidry is a native of a Breaux Bridge Louisiana where he graduated from Breaux Bridge High school. He later received his bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 2013. Following undergrad, Devin earned his Juris Doctor from Southern University Law Center in December of 2017 and was admitted…

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Davis A. Richardson

Davis A. Richardson was born in San Diego, CA and raised in Baton Rouge, LA. He graduated from Catholic High School, Baton Rouge and earned his Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Spanish from Louisiana State University. He obtained his Juris Doctor from the LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center and passed the Louisiana bar…

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Coburn Burroughs

Coburn Burroughs is a native of South Louisiana, where he was born and raised in Houma. Following the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, he and his family relocated to the mountains of Asheville, North Carolina, where he finished the remainder of his secondary education and met his future wife, Caroline. Burroughs went on to attend the…

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Claire Caillier

Claire Caillier received her Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the Southern University Law Center in 2019 where she served as an Articles Editor for the Journal of Race, Gender, & Poverty. She earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Mass Communication, with a concentration in political communication, and a Minor in Spanish from Louisiana State…

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Chet G. Boudreaux

Chet G. Boudreaux

Chet Boudreaux, originally from Lafayette, Louisiana, graduated from St. Thomas More Catholic High School in 1994 and then went on to obtain his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Southwestern Louisiana. In 2003, he received his law degree from Southern University, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude and obtained the Corporations Scholarship award.…

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Chad S. Coffelt

Chad Coffelt is a graduate from Southern University Law Center. He has been married for 6 years and has three beautiful children. Chad served honorably in the U.S. Army for six years with two tours of duty in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraq Freedom. In addition to his military experience, he spent time working in the oil…

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Candy F. Be

Candy Be graduated from Georgetown University where she obtained her Bachelor of Foreign Service in 1992. In 1995, Candy earned her Juris Doctor from Loyola University. She is licensed in Louisiana and the United States Western and Middle Districts. Her over 23-year legal career began when she served as a law clerk to now Louisiana Supreme…

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Bryce Cohen

Born and raised in Metairie, Louisiana, Bryce Cohen first moved to Baton Rouge in 2008 to pursue a degree in Biology at Louisiana State University. After graduating in 2012, he went on to receive his Juris Doctor and Doctorate of Comparative Law from LSU’s Paul M. Hebert Law Center in 2016. Prior to joining Gordon…

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Brian C. Colomb

Brian Colomb, originally from Lafayette, Louisiana, graduated from St. Thomas More Catholic High School in 1990. He attended USL (now the University of Louisiana) on a track and field scholarship before obtaining both his undergraduate and law degrees from LSU. Brian is licensed to practice in all state and federal courts in Louisiana, as well…

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Brent A. Robinson

Brent Robinson was born in Beaumont, Texas, and raised in Houma, Louisiana. He served in the United States Air Force in the reserves and on active duty for six years, where he subsequently earned an Air Force Achievement Medal. After graduating from Louisiana State University in 2004 and working as a professional for several years,…

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Brant C. Legendre

Brant Legendre, originally from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, graduated from Parkview Baptist High School in 2009 and chose to attend Northwestern State University on a football scholarship.  He went on to obtain his Bachelor of Science degree from NSU in 2013.  In 2017, Brant received his law degree from Southern University Law Center.  During law school, Brant was afforded…

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Brandon S. Stockstill

Brandon S. Stockstill

Brandon S. Stockstill is a native of Louisiana, born in New Iberia. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree from Louisiana State University and then attended Southern University Law Center earning a Juris Doctor degree in 1999. Over the course of his career, Brandon has had the unique experience of representing insurance companies as a…

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Brad R. Matthews

Brad R. Matthews lawyer

Brad Matthews graduated from Louisiana State University Law School in 2006. He is licensed in both Louisiana and Alabama. He is licensed to practice in all Louisiana state and federal courts. Brad has had many clients from various areas in Louisiana including but not limited to Alexandria, Baton Rouge, Lake Charles, Denham Springs, and Zachary.…

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Antonio Finley

Antonio Finley is originally from New Orleans, Louisiana. His passion for criminal justice led him to attend Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where he pursued a degree in criminal justice and became a member of the world-renowned Human Jukebox at Southern University and A&M College. He graduated from Southern University & A&M College in…

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Anne Marie Muller-McCrary

Anne Marie Muller-McCrary was born and raised in Miami, Florida. Anne Marie moved to New Orleans, LA to attend law school at Loyola University New Orleans after graduating with distinction from the University of Miami with a degree in English Literature and Business Administration in 2005. Anne Marie graduated with a Juris Doctor degree from…

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Annabelle P. Manning

Annabelle Manning was raised in Zachary, Louisiana and graduated from St. Joseph’s Academy in Baton Rouge. She attended Tulane University where she earned a degree in Neuroscience, with a minor in Cell & Molecular Biology. She returned to Baton Rouge to attend Louisiana State University’s Paul M. Hebert Law Center where she received her Juris…

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Adele H. Netterville

Adele H. Netterville

Adele H. Netterville was born and raised in Abbeville, LA. She attended Louisiana State University where she was a member of the Dean’s List. She then pursued her law degree at Tulane Law School and Mississippi College School of Law where she received her Juris Doctor. Following law school, Netterville began practicing at the Loupe…

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