Jere Jay Bice

Jere Jay Bice: Attorney with Veron, Bice, Palermo & Wilson, LLC
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Jere Jay Bice graduated from McNeese State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1980. He attended the Loyola University School of Law, from which he graduated with a Juris Doctorate degree in 1988. He was admitted to the Louisiana State Bar in 1988.

Mr. Bice has been in private practice in Lake Charles, Louisiana since 1990, having initially started in Lafayette in 1988. He is a partner in the firm of Veron, Bice, Palermo & Wilson, LLC. His practice area focuses on serious personal injury and maritime law. He has litigated a variety of personal injury cases including those involving medical malpractice, automotive and medical product liability, industrial/workplace safety, automotive/trucking and premises liability. In his maritime practice, he has handled numerous cases involving the Jones Act, OCSLA, LHWCA, DOHSA, and general maritime law.

Mr. Bice is admitted to practice in all Federal Courts in Louisiana, and in the Eastern and Southern Districts of Texas. He is a member of the American Association for Justice, the Louisiana Association for Justice, the American Bar Association and the Southwest Louisiana Bar Association. He was named a Super Lawyer by his peers in 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010. He was also named to the 2009 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. He is also a certified mediator.

Certified Legal Specialties

Mediator, American Arbitration Association, 2004

Honors and Awards

Super Lawyers, 2011

Best Lawyers in America Preeminent Lawyers, 2011

Martindale, 2011

The Best Lawyers in America, 2009

Professional Associations and Memberships

Southwest Louisiana Bar Association, Member, 1990 - Present

Louisiana State Bar Association, Member, 1988 - Present

American Bar Association, Member, 1988 - Present

Louisiana Association for Justice, Member, 1995 - Present

American Association for Justice, Member, 1995 - Present

Past Employment Positions

Raleigh Newman APLC, 1995 - 2001

Woodley, Williams, Fenet, Partner, 1990 - 1995

Areas of Practice (8)

  • Personal Injury, Plaintiff
  • Jones Act, Admiralty, LHWCA
  • Auto/Trucking Accidents
  • Industrial Accidents
  • Railroad Accidents
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Toxic Torts
  • Hazardous Waste

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
337-310-1600  Phone
877-300-8680  Phone
337-310-1601  Fax
University Attended:
McNeese State University, B.S., 1980
Law School Attended:
Loyola University New Orleans School of Law, J.D., 1988
Year of First Admission:
1991, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas; 1988, Louisiana; 1991, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas; 1988, U.S. District Court, Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
Payment Information:
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

*Peer Reviews provided before April 15, 2008 are not displayed.

Lake Charles, Louisiana

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