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James S Gates, Personal Injury Lawyer

James "Jim" S Gates

James "Jim" S Gates

Personal Injury Attorney

 

Jim is an experienced Personal Injury Attorney located in Opelousas, LA and serves all of Louisiana.

Email or call Jim today for a FREE Consultation.

Email: jg@mgmlawllc.com
Call: (337) 942-6529

Areas of Practice

Personal Injury

Automobile Accidents

Truck Accidents

Motorcycle Accidents

About Jim

James S. (Jim) Gates attended Louisiana State University, graduating with a B.S. degree in 1981. Jim then attended LSU Law Center, graduating in 1985. While in law school, Jim won the American Jurisprudence Award for Excellence in Constitutional Law and Civil Liberties. He served as vice chairman of the Moot Court Board, and clerked for the East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney’s office and in the Louisiana legislature.

Jim began his law practice in 1985 and has since devoted his practice to litigation. His practice consists primarily of representing injured people in automobile, trucking, and motorcycle accidents.

Jim is admitted to practice in Louisiana’s state courts, the Eastern, Western and Middle districts of Louisiana in federal court, and before the U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit. He has extensive trial and appellate experience, having tried and argued jury trials and appeals in Louisiana, Texas and federal courts.

Jim has served the legal profession in various positions, including chairman of the Duhe American Inn of Court and as delegate to the House of Delegates to the Louisiana State Bar Association. He is a member of the Louisiana Association of Justice and the American Association of Justice.

Jim was born in Shreveport and raised in Benton, Louisiana, 

Bar Admisisons
  • Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. J.D. – 1985
    Honors: American Jurisprudence Award for Excellence in Constitutional Law and Civil Liberties
  • Louisiana State University, B.S. – 1981
Education
  • Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. J.D. – 1985
    Honors: American Jurisprudence Award for Excellence in Constitutional Law and Civil Liberties
  • Louisiana State University, B.S. – 1981
Professional Associations and Memberships
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association (Auto Torts and Maritime sections), Member
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Member

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Telephone

(337) 942-6529 - telephone
(866) 942-6529 - toll free
(337) 948-4364 - fax

Business Hours

Monday - Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: closed

Service Areas

We represent clients in all of Louisiana as well as other states including, but not limited to Texas, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida

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