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Lafayette Litigation Attorneys

Insurance — Personal Injury — Criminal Defense

Our firm combines experience and personal service to deliver effective legal services to each client we help

The attorneys at the Hightower Law Firm* represent their clients with professional integrity and insight. We advocate for the interests of those injured in car, truck and offshore accidents. We provide legal services in bad faith insurance and insurance defense matters. We mount vigorous defenses for clients facing criminal charges in the State of Louisiana

The experienced litigators of the Hightower Law Firm are graduates of the esteemed Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University.  They bring finely honed trial techniques and wisdom earned from countless cases to bear on every legal issue handled.


Thomas “Tommy” R. Hightower, Jr. has practiced law for more than 30 years in the areas of personal injury and insurance defense.  He has successfully defended and pursued cases in an array of personal injury and insurance disputes. Tommy is involved in extensive civil society organizations and is a leader in the community. He has served as President of the Lafayette Bar Association and the Lafayette Bar Foundation.


Patrick “Wade” Kee, a former prosecutor for Orleans Parish, has considerable experience in both civil and criminal cases.  As a former prosecutor, Wade can aggressively defend your rights using the knowledge and skills gained from decades of both defending and .prosecuting people accused of crimes.

Thomas “Trey” R. Hightower, III, a Louisiana Rising Stars honoree, enjoys a varied litigation practice including personal injury, construction law and other civil matters.  Trey also dedicates a significant amount of time to the community, actively serving on the Boards of several local organizations.


The newest member of the firm, Charles “Chase” Theriot Texada Jr., received his Juris Doctor and graduate diploma in comparative law from Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center in 2017. Chase maintains a general civil litigation practice and is actively involved in both the state and local bar association.

In addition, we provide personalized, small-firm service, and lead numerous legal and community organizations in Lafayette and across Louisiana. To contact an experienced attorney at the Hightower Law Firm, call 337-233-0555.

Thomas R. Hightower, Jr.​​​​

Patrick Wade Kee​​​

Thomas R. Hightower, III​​​​

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

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