Todd M. LaDouceur

Todd M. LaDouceur: Attorney with Galloway, Johnson, Tompkins, Burr & Smith A Professional Law Corporation
  • Director at Galloway, Johnson, Tompkins, Burr & Smith A Professional Law Corporation (112 Attorneys)
  • 118 East Garden Street, Pensacola, FL 32502
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  • Todd has spent the past seventeen years assisting insurers, businesses, and individuals tackle a vast array of complex legal issues throughout Georgia and Florida. He employs an aggressive, innovative, and proactive approach to litigation and legal problem solving. From relatively modest claims to petitions to the U.S. Supreme Court, Todd has fought and tried scores of cases in the State and Federal systems.
    His current practice involves personal injury defense, worker’s compensation, employment litigation, insurance disputes, real property litigation, complex commercial litigation, construction design and defect claims, foreclosures, intellectual property disputes, banking, aviation, criminal defense, estate and probate challenges, as well as family law matters. In addition to his defense litigation practice, Todd is a licensed athlete agent.
    Before coming to the practice of law, Todd graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1986 with a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering and for the next six years, both here, abroad, and during armed conflicts, Todd served in the United States Marine Corps as a Bombardier/Navigator in the A-6E “Intruder” attack jet. Beyond flying, Todd worked as a Science Advisor to the astronaut office, at Johnson Space Center, NASA. At NASA, he helped develop Shuttle emergency contingencies after the Challenger accident and cleared various micro-gravity experiments for space shuttle (STS) missions. After leaving the Marine Corps, Todd attended the University of Florida College of Law where he was a published member of Florida’s Law Review, earned Order of the Coif status, and graduating third in his class.
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Todd LaDouceur is an aggressive skilled litigator and counselor. He believes that disputes are resolved when the opposition respects his client's positions and resolve. Similarly, cases are resolved when litigants respect the legal acumen of the lawyer facing them. Over the past twenty years, Todd has helped clients resolve problems short of lawsuits by employing legal strategies that recognize business realities and costs. If negotiating fails, Todd understands that a well-planned cost-effective approach to litigation yields the best results. Having tried scores of cases in a wide variety of legal arenas, Todd has mastered the skills that help a client decide to 'go to the mat” or seek a reasonable settlement. Litigating matters ranging from simple traffic court to Writs of Certiorari to the United States Supreme Court, in Florida, Georgia, and Mississippi, Todd has the experience to advise clients how to adroitly navigate the State and Federal legal systems. And knowing the probable end game makes the whole process less costly and more manageable.

Undoubtedly, military service has chiseled Todd's ability to remain calm under pressure. As a U.S. Naval Academy graduate and a commissioned officer in three branches of service, the Army, Navy and Marines - effective leadership is a hallmark of his character. A rigorous academic study of conquering outer space has honed Todd's intellect. His degree in Aerospace Engineering with an emphasis in the orbital mechanics of the planets allows him to quickly unravel and deftly handle the most complex and intricate cases. At NASA, Todd served in the Astronaut Office at Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas while the causes of the Space Shuttle Challenger accident were investigated. As a Marine flyer, Todd excelled as an attack jet mission commander in the A-6E “Intruder.” The Intruder's main mission was to deliver bombs on target on time. With that goal, details matter. You become precise in planning and execution, which are traits that transfer directly to the practice of law. These demanding assignments and background prepared Todd well for his subsequent legal education. He graduated at the top of his University of Florida law school class in 1995 and has been in private practice ever since.

Todd's training and experience coupled with a relentless drive have resulted in successful outcomes for hundreds of clients including, corporations, service companies, trucking companies, commercial property owners, developers, contractors, chambers of commerce, physicians, accountants, pharmacists, real estate professionals and a myriad of other businesses and individuals, as well as their underwriters and insurance companies. Todd partners with his clients and understands that their participation and insights are invaluable to a positive result.

Todd has spoken extensively on a panoply of legal topics in Florida and Georgia. He also routinely continues to handle serious and acrimonious matters in family law, probate, guardianships, civil rights, and criminal defense.

From the outset of most disputes, Todd can assist clients achieve success without the unending vague and often elusive and expensive plan offered by some attorneys. And lastly, it is not an exaggeration nor boast to conclude that if you want an actual rocket scientist with 20 years of battle scars from hard fought major litigation, business negotiations, and complex deals, Todd LaDouceur can likely help.

Areas of Practice (12)

  • Bankruptcy
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction
  • Employment Law
  • Insurance Defense & Coverage
  • Premises Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Title Litigation
  • Trucking & Transportation
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Insurance
  • Banking

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
850-436-7000  Phone
850-436-7099  Fax
University Attended:
US Naval Academy, B.S., Aerospace Engineering, 1986
Law School Attended:
University of Florida College of Law, J.D., Order of the Coif, 1995
Year of First Admission:
1996, Georgia; 1995, Florida


Pensacola Chapter of Inns of Court

Leadership Pensacola, LEAP Class of 1999

Capt., USMC, 1986-1992

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Pensacola, Florida

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