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Hightower Law Firm​


1019 Lafayette Street
P.O. Drawer 51288
Lafayette, LA 70505-1288

Phone: 337-233-0555
Fax: 337-233-5002




Lafayette Litigation Lawyers

Insurance Defense, Personal Injury and Criminal  Defense
At the Hightower Law Firm, our diverse and varied practice has given us extensive knowledge of personal injury, maritime, insurance defense and criminal defense law.

Since 1983, Thomas "Tommy" R. Hightower Jr. has engaged in virtually all aspects of the litigation field. He has successfully defended as well as successfully pursued cases arising out of a wide range of personal injury claims and insurance disputes. With other experienced attorneys, Mr. Hightower has built a firm dedicated to the interests of the client and grounded in a depth of knowledge based on years of legal practice. Patrick "Wade" Kee is a former prosecutor for Orleans Parish and has considerable experience in both criminal prosecution and defense cases. Along with Thomas “Trey” R. Hightower III, a new associate at the firm, the attorneys at the Hightower Law Firm bring years of combined legal experience to bear on every case.

Our attorneys provide effective representation in the following primary areas of practice:

  • Insurance law, including bad faith insurance, products liability and insurance defense law

  • Personal injury law, including injuries caused by products liability, motorcycle, truck and car accidents, offshore/maritime accidents and accidents occurring at railroad crossings

  • Criminal defense law in State and Federal court, including drug offenses and DUI/DWI defense

Serving Clients — Serving the Lafayette Community

In addition to providing skilled legal services, we have served the Lafayette community for decades. Our lawyers' legal and community involvement includes:

  • Former president of the Lafayette Parish Bar Association

  • Current board member of The Lafayette Bar Foundation

  • Member of the alumni board of trustees for the Paul M. Herbert Law Center, Louisiana State University

Contact Us

If you have legal questions regarding personal injuries, insurance law or criminal defense, contact the Hightower Law Firm. We offer free initial consultations, are available for evening and weekend meetings by appointment and are conveniently located in downtown Lafayette near the courthouse. To contact our firm, call 337-233-0555.

* Incorporated as Thomas R. Hightower, Jr. A Professional Law Corporation

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