THOMAS R. HIGHTOWER, III


Lafayette, Louisiana

Associate

Areas of Practice:

       Personal Injury
       Truck/18 Wheeler Accidents
       Automobile/Vehicle Accidents
       Social Security Disability
       Medical Malpractice  Defense
       Insurance Defense
       Criminal Law, State and Federal

       DUI/DWI
       Wrongful Death
       Offshore/Maritime Accidents and Injuries

Bar Admissions:

       Louisiana, 2008

       U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana


Education:
        Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana,            2008, J.D., B.C.L.

        Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 2005, B.A., Major:  Political Science

        St. Thomas More Catholic High School, 2001

Professional Associations and Memberships:

        Louisiana Bar Association

        Lafayette Bar Association
        Lafayette Young Lawyers Association, Board of Directors, 2009-Present
        President, 2014

        Lafayette Volunteers Lawyers
        John M. Duhe Inn of Court

        Greater Southwest Louisiana Mardi Gras Association, Board of Directors, 2014-Present

        Big Brothers Big Sisters of Acadiana, Board of Directors, 2016-Present



Past Employment Positions:

        U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana, Clerk to Chief Judge   Richard T. Haik, 2008 - 2009
        Judice & Adley, APLC, 2009 - 2012

Awards and Honors:

         Rising Star, Louisiana Super Lawyers Magazine, 2015 and 2016

         Outstanding Attorney, Lafayette Volunteer Lawyers, 2015

         LSBA Pro Bono Publico Award, 2016

         LSBA Pro Bono Century Award, 2016

Fraternities:
        Kappa Alpha Order


 

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