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


 

​The Hightower Law Firm provides legal service to the cities of Lafayette, Abbeville, Crowley, Rayne, Lake Charles, Baton Rouge, Eunice, Carencro, Breaux Bridge, Church Point, New Iberia, New Orleans, Lake Charles, Shreveport, Monroe and Alexandria, and the parishes of Lafayette Parish, St. Martin Parish, St. Landry Parish, Acadia Parish, Vermillion Parish, Jefferson Davis Parish and Iberia Parish, Louisiana.

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