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MAHTOOK & LAFLEUR offers the highest degree of service and dedication to its clientele. The firm provides legal services in the following general areas: admiralty, maritime, professional medical malpractice, products liability, casualty and general tort liability defense and workers’ compensation. The firm's practice also includes secured transactions, both private and commercial in nature, and public finance including all items related to municipal bond issuance.  MAHTOOK AND LAFLEUR is one of the few firms in Acadiana and Louisiana devoted to this important practice area.  In addition, the firm's transactional section features a highly specialized practice in the area of residential and commercial real estate.

The attorneys at MAHTOOK & LAFLEUR have experience and expertise in a variety of areas.  As a small boutique firm, the firm is able to properly allocate its human and technologicalresources to assure that its clients receive the best result and that their interests are not compromised.  With a staff of over forty paraprofessionals and attorneys, the firm is ready to handle any matter.  You can expect proven resources and experience to be available in every case handled by the firm.


Practice Areas


  • Admiralty, Maritime and Energy (Wrongful death, Personal Injury and Property Damage)
  • Appellate Advocacy
  • Automobile Liability
  • Bond Counsel and Public Finance
  • Commercial and Recreational Diving
  • Commercial Disputes and Litigation
  • Construction Defects
  • Contractual Indemnity and Insurance
  • Directors and Officers Liability
  • Employment and EEOC Disputes
  • Environmental and Pollution
  • Errors and Omissions
  • First Party Property and Bad Faith Liability
  • Health Care (Regulatory and Transactional)
  • Jones Act
  • Labor and Employment
  • Law Enforcement Professional Liability
  • Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation
  • Mass Torts and Class Actions
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Offshore Construction
  • Premises Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Property Damage
  • Public Entity Law
  • Real Estate and Title Insurance
  • Redhibition
  • Toxic Tort
  • Trucking Liability
  • Vessel Collisions
  • Workers’ Compensation