Patrick D. Gallaugher, Jr.

Patrick D. Gallaugher, Jr.: Attorney with Scofield, Gerard, Pohorelsky, Gallaugher & Landry Attorneys at Law a Limited Liability Company AV stamp icon
Attorney Awards


Listed in Naifeh and Smith's Best Lawyers in America for Oil and Gas Law, 2007. Order of the Coif. Member, 1983-1984 and Managing Editor, 1984-1985, Tulane Law Review. Author: Comment, "Revision of the Civil Code Provisions on Liberative Prescription," 60 Tulane Law Review 379, 1985. President, Calcasieu Kiwanis Club, 1998-1999, 2008-2009.

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Mineral Law
  • General Commercial Litigation
  • Property Law
  • Railroad Law
  • FELA Litigation
  • Products Liability Litigation
  • Maritime Personal Injury

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
877-481-8858  Phone
337-436-0306  Fax
University Attended:
McNeese State University, B.A., Philosophy, 1974; Louisiana State University, M.A., 1978
Law School Attended:
Tulane University, J.D., 1985
Year of First Admission:
1985, Louisiana; United States Supreme Court
Southwest Louisiana (Committee on Ethics and Grievances, 1989-1993, Chairman, 1991-1993); Louisiana State and American Bar Associations; Southwest Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel (Secretary-Treasurer, 1986-1987); Louisiana Bar Foundation
Birth Information:
Lake Charles, Louisiana, November 10, 1952
Reported Cases:
Amoco Production Company v. Texaco, Inc., et al, 838 So. 2d 821 (La. App. 3d Cir. 2003); In Re: Westlake Petrochemicals Corporation Ethylene Plant, 769 So.2d 1278 (La.App. 1st Cir. 2000); Amoco Production Company v. Texas Meridian Resources Exploration, Inc., 180 F.3d 664 (5th Cir. 1999); Manuel v. Cameron Offshore Boats, Inc., 103 F.3d 31 (5th Cir. 1997); Lyons v. Fisher, 847 F.2d 1158 (5th Cir. 1988), appeal after remand, 888 F.2d 1071 (5th Cir. 1989); Hines v. Remington Arms Co., 648 So.2d 331 (La. 1995); Godeau v. Picheloup Const. Co., 567 So.2d 697 (La.App. 3rd Cir. 1990); American Security Bank v. Farmers Drier & Storage Co., Inc., 544 So.2d 1346 (La.App. 3rd Cir. 1989).

Peer Reviews

4.8/5.0 (23 reviews)
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