Richard E. Gerard, Jr.

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


Phi Alpha Delta. Recipient, Outstanding Young Lawyer of Louisiana, Louisiana State Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, 1982. Member, Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board, 2004—.

Areas of Practice (5)

  • General Civil Litigation
  • Admiralty Law
  • Mineral Rights Law
  • Railroad Law
  • Product Liability Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
877-481-8858  Phone
337-436-0306  Fax
University Attended:
Tulane University of Louisiana
Law School Attended:
Louisiana State University, J.D., 1969
Year of First Admission:
1969, Louisiana; 1992, Texas
Southwest Louisiana (President, 1990-1991), Louisiana State (Member: Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board, 2004—; Board of Governors, 1979-1981, 1985-1987; 1993-1995; Nominating Committee, 1973-1975; 1977-1978; Chairman, Young Lawyers Section, 1977-1978; Member, Committee to Establish a Public Defender, 1974-1975; Chairman, Louisiana State Bar Foundation Committee, 1975-1976) and American (District Representative, Louisiana and Mississippi Young Lawyers Division Executive Council, 1978-1980) Bar Associations; Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel; Southwest Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel (President, 1977-1978); Maritime Law Association of the United States.
Birth Information:
Lake Charles, Louisiana, July 7, 1943
Reported Cases:
Lacassane Company, Inc. v. Jardin Minerals Co., 2002-1491 (La.App. 3 Cir. 5/28/03) 847 So.2d 704; Richard Smith v. Kansas City Southern Railway Company, 2002-1505 (La. App. 3 Cir. 5/28/03) 846 So.2d 980; Warren v. Sabine Towing and Transp. Co., Inc., 2001-0573 (La.App. 3 Cir. 10/30/02), 831 So.2d 517 (NO. 01-0573-CA); A-1 Nursery Registry, Inc. v. United Teacher Associates Ins. Co., 96-488 (La.App. 3 Cir. 11/6/96), 682 So.2d 929 (NO. 96-488); Bourgeois v. Landry, 583 So.2d 36 (La.App. 3 Cir., Jun 18, 1991) (NO. 89-1193); Franklin v. State Farm Fire & Cas. Co., 488 So.2d 773 (La.App. 3 Cir., May 16, 1986) (NO. 85-516); Morris v. Schlumberger, Ltd., 445 So.2d 1242 (La.App. 3 Cir. Feb 01, 1984) (NO. 83-374); Tolmak, Inc. v. Servitron, Inc., 435 So.2d 1164 (La.App. 3 Cir., Jul 21, 1983) (NO. 83-174); Deculus v. Augenstein Const. Co., Inc., 425 So.2d 315 (La.App. 3 Cir., Dec. 22, 1982) (NO. 82-361); Bernard v. Kansas City Southern Ry. Co., 401 So.2d 567 (La.App. 3 Cir., Jun 30, 1981) (NO. 8165); Succession of Gardiner, 353 So.2d. 484 (La.App. 3 Cir., Dec 20, 1977) (NO. 6247); Long v. Diamond M Drilling Co., Inc., 674 F.2d 425 (5th Cir. (La.), Apr 29, 1982) (NO. 80-3550); Leger v. Drilling Well Control, Inc., 592 F.2d 1246, 1980 A.M.C. 288 (5th Cir. (La.), Apr 10, 1979) (NO. 77-1310); Gulf States Utilities Co. v. Ecodyne Corp., 577 F.2d 1031 (5th Cir. (La.), Aug 02, 1978) (NO. 78-1139).

Peer Reviews

Lake Charles, Louisiana

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