J. Derek Aswell

J. Derek Aswell: Attorney with Broussard & David
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  • 557 Jefferson Street, P.O. Box 3524, Lafayette, LA 70502-3524
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J. Derek Aswell joined Broussard & David, LLC as an Associate in March 2014, where he practices personal injury law, offshore injury law and trucking accident law. A native of Ville Platte, Aswell is a proud graduate of Louisiana State University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Management. After graduation, Aswell studied at Mississippi College, obtaining his Juris Doctorate and Masters in Business Administration in 2008. During law school, he volunteered for the Mississippi Center for Legal Services, where he assisted people in need during the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

After law school, Aswell moved back to Acadiana and joined The Law Offices of Tony Morrow in 2009, practicing in the areas of personal injury, workers compensation, social security and contract law. Currently a member of the Lafayette Parish Bar Association and the Lafayette Parish Young Lawyers Association, Aswell was honored with the "Outstanding Attorney” award for his work with the Lafayette Volunteer Lawyers three years in a row.

Aswell is also an owner of Knobbhill Hunting Lodge with his father and two brothers, and he aids in the operation of the business that brings Texas style hunting to Louisiana. When time permits, he enjoys participating in community projects in the Lafayette area volunteering for Downtown Lafayette.

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Areas of Practice (22)

  • Personal Injury
  • Accidents
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Automobile Negligence
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Boating Accidents
  • Bodily Injury
  • Bus Accidents
  • Commercial Vehicle Liability
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Pedestrian Injuries
  • Plaintiffs Personal Injury
  • Slip and Fall
  • Wrongful Death
  • Workers Compensation
  • Admiralty and Maritime Law
  • Admiralty Law
  • Jones Act
  • International Maritime Law
  • Maritime Accidents
  • Maritime Personal Injury

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
337-541-2672  Phone
337-233-2353  Fax
University Attended:
Louisiana State University, B.S.B.A., 2004; Mississippi College, M.S.A., 2008
Law School Attended:
Mississippi College School of Law, J.D., 2008
Year of First Admission:
2009, Louisiana
Hobbies & interests:
Golf, playing music, working on hunting property
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