Firm News

Neuner Inducted into the International Academy of Trial Lawyers

Posted on July 31st, 2015 in News, Uncategorized

Frank Neuner, Jr., managing partner of NeunerPate, was recently inducted into the International Academy of Trial Lawyers (IATL) at their Mid-Year Meeting held July 22-25, 2015. The International Academy of Trial Lawyers limits membership to 500 Fellows from the United States.  The Academy seeks out, identifies, acknowledges and honors those who have achieved a career […] [...] MORE >>


Project Front Yard and NeunerPate Partner to Improve Lafayette Veterans’ “Front Yard”

Posted on July 6th, 2015 in News, Uncategorized

NeunerPate and Project Front Yard teamed up on July 1st to revitalize the exterior of the Veterans Affairs Clinic in Lafayette. The timing of the project also served as a way to celebrate our nation’s independence and honor our veterans who have stood up for our freedom. Project Front Yard Coordinator Katherine McCormick said “We […] [...] MORE >>


NeunerPate Obtains Summary Judgment Dismissing Claims in Asbestos Suit

Posted on October 21st, 2014 in Associates, News, Partners

NeunerPate attorneys Melissa L. Theriot, Ben L. Mayeaux, and Carolyn C. Cole successfully obtained a judgment dismissing all claims against their client, an insurer, in a mesothelioma lawsuit. The District Court denied the insurer’s motion for summary judgment on its asbestos exclusion because the plaintiff argued mold exposure contributed to the disease. The Fourth Circuit Court of […] [...] MORE >>


Pellegrin to “Serve Time” for MDA

Posted on September 15th, 2014 in News, Partners

On September 18, 2014, NeunerPate partner, Jennie Pellegrin, will join other community “partners in crime” at the 2014 Lafayette Executive Lock-Up to raise funds for and awareness about the mission of the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Pellegrin was selected to participate in the Lock-Up at the Hilton Garden Inn on Congress Street, and she has been sentenced […] [...] MORE >>


Jeffrey K. Coreil to Receive the 2014 American Inns of Court Sandra Day O’Connor Award for Professional Service

Posted on August 22nd, 2014 in Associates, News

NeunerPate Associate, Jeffery K. Coreil, is honored to receive the Sandra Day O’Connor Award for Professional Service by the American Inns of Court. This prestigious award is given annually to one American Inn of Court member for their excellence in public interest or pro bono services. This accomplishment will be added to his growing list […] [...] MORE >>


2014 Young Lawyer Division Awards

Posted on June 17th, 2014 in Associates, News

NeunerPate was glad to have three of their attorneys honored at this year’s annual meeting. Each year, awards are given at the event; seven awards were given in the Young Lawyer Division. Jeff Coreil, Sara Rodrigue, and Seth Mansfield each took home an award from this division; Service to the Bar Award, Bat P. Sullivan, Jr. […] [...] MORE >>


2013 Distinguished Attorney award presented to Frank X. Neuner, Jr.

Posted on April 15th, 2014 in News, Partners

Friday, April 11 the Louisiana Bar Foundation (LBF) presented local attorney Frank X. Neuner, Jr. the 2013 Distinguished Attorney Award. The award was presented at the 28th Annual Fellows Gala held at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans. The award is given to those individuals who, by reason of his or her professional activities, have distinguished […] [...] MORE >>


NeunerPate partners named as “Top Lawyers” and Louisiana Super Lawyers

Posted on April 8th, 2014 in News, Partners

Several partners at NeunerPate were named “Top Lawyers” in the 2014 edition of Acadiana Profile. The voting for all categories was open to all licensed attorneys in the Acadiana area. Local attorneys voted for other attorneys they would recommend. Once the nomination process was complete, each nominee was evaluated and attorneys who received the highest number of […] [...] MORE >>


Northside High Students Travel to Harvard for Special Training Program

Posted on November 13th, 2013 in Associates, News, Partners

(Lafayette, La.) – In early October, a select group of students from Northside High School traveled to Cambridge, Mass. to participate in the Harvard Mock Trial High School Training Seminar. The two-day program is designed to give high school students the skills and tools necessary to succeed in mock trial competitions. As part of the […] [...] MORE >>


Impartiality in a World Gone Viral

Posted on September 26th, 2013 in Associates, News

Cliff LaCour recognizes the changing dynamics of today’s world due to the surge of social media. He was recently a speaker at the Laguna Beach eDiscovery Retreat, sitting on a panel whose topic focused on how the legal community has to re-evaluate its interpretations of the concept of “possession, custody, and control” of information in the digital […] [...] MORE >>