Firm News

Neuner elected 2017 Chairman of One Acadiana

Posted on October 12th, 2016 in Uncategorized

Lafayette, LA – One Acadiana (1A) recently hosted its inaugural Annual Investor Meeting to highlight progress across business development, policy, and membership initiatives, while looking ahead to regional growth. The event brought together over 150 of the region’s business leaders and 1A announced the election of its 2017 Officers: Frank Neuner, Managing Partner of NeunerPate, will […] [...] MORE >>


Coreil appointed to Access to Justice Commission

Posted on October 11th, 2016 in Uncategorized

Jeffrey K. Coreil was recently appointed as a member of the Access to Justice Commission for 2016-2017. Louisiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson recently signed an order establishing the Louisiana Access to Justice (ATJ) Commission in order to ensure that all citizens are treated equally under the law. The mission of the Commission […] [...] MORE >>


NeunerPate celebrates LSU Law Center’s Hats ‘n Canes and All-Alumni Tailgate

Posted on October 11th, 2016 in Uncategorized

On Saturday, October 1, 2016, the attorneys of NeunerPate and their families traveled to Baton Rouge to celebrate the LSU Law Center’s annual Hats ‘n Canes event. As a sponsor of the event, NeunerPate celebrated the LSU Law graduating class which gathered on the front steps of the Old Law Building sporting black hats and carrying canes. The […] [...] MORE >>


Coreil Receives LSU Law Distinguished Achievement Award

Posted on October 16th, 2015 in Uncategorized

On October 11, 2015, the LSU Law Center presented Jeffrey K. Coreil with one of five Distinguished Achievement awards at a luncheon at the Lod Cook Conference Center in Baton Rouge. The Distinguished Achievement awards recognize graduates for professional achievement and career distinction, service to and support of LSU Law, and service to the community. Coreil, a 2009 […] [...] MORE >>


LaCour Named LBA Outstanding Young Lawyer

Posted on October 1st, 2015 in Uncategorized

On September 10, 2015, the Lafayette Bar Association held its second annual Hall of Fame Banquet. Along with the induction of distinguished honorees, Cliff LaCour received the Outstanding Young Lawyer award for his commitment to our local bar association and dedication to providing pro bono legal services to members of our community. LaCour served as […] [...] MORE >>


NeunerPate Receives Project Front Yard Award

Posted on October 1st, 2015 in Uncategorized

Project Front Yard held its annual award ceremony on September 29, 2015 to recognize members of the community who work to improve their neighborhoods, schools and landscape to better all of Acadiana. Lafayette City-Parish President Joey Durel presented NeunerPate with The Best in Cleanliness award for its beautification project at the Veterans Affairs Clinic and War […] [...] MORE >>


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 >>