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Jeffrey K. Coreil

Overview And Experience

Personal Life

Mr. Coreil has been happily married since 2010, and he enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife and two boys.  Raised in Ville Platte, Louisiana, Mr. Coreil enjoys almost all outdoor activities, including: hunting, fishing, CrossFit, snow skiing and coaching his boys’ sports teams. He is also active in several local non-profits, including the Town of Washington Cemetery Foundation, Karen’s Kids, and Lagniappe Law Lab.

Jeffrey K. Coreil

Jeffrey K. Coreil joined the firm in 2009. His primary areas of practice include admiralty and maritime, accident investigation, environmental litigation and regulatory matters (federal and state), commercial/business matters, and toxic tort and mass tort litigation. Mr. Coreil has successfully represented clients in a broad range of matters including: Jones Act and General Maritime Law claims; catastrophic accident investigation; state and federal regulatory compliance and investigations (e.g., MSHA, OSHA, LDNR, LDEQ); environmental contamination/legacy, well blowouts, and mass tort suits; aviation matters (fixed and rotary wing); commercial/business disputes and general advice; disputes involving immovable property and related access rights; and election law.

Mr. Coreil also serves as Magistrate Judge for the City of Carencro and City Attorney for the Town of Washington.

Education

  • Louisiana State University, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Pre-Law), 2006
  • Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Juris Doctor and Graduate Diploma of Civil Law, 2009

Professional Memberships

  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Co-Chair, Louisiana Access to Justice Commission
  • Co-Chair, Louisiana Access to Justice Committee
  • Louisiana State Law Institute
  • Lafayette Bar Association
  • St. Landry Parish Bar Association
  • Leadership Institute of Acadiana- Leadership Lafayette Class 30
  • Past Chair, Lafayette Volunteer Lawyers Committee
  • Past Member, Lafayette Bar Association Board
  • Past Member, Lafayette Bar Foundation Board
  • LSBA Leadership Class (2013-2014)
  • Past Member LSU Law Center’s Chancellor’s Council
  • American Inn of Court of Acadiana
  • Federal Bar Association Board 

Achievements

  • The Frank L. Maraist Award Recipient (2017)
  • LSU Law Center Distinguished Achievement Award (2015)
  • American Inn of Court Sandra Day O’Conner Award Recipient (2014)
  • Louisiana State Bar Association Crystal Gavel Award (2013)
  • Louisiana State Bar Pro Bono Publico Award (2012)
  • Louisiana State Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Pro Bono Award (2012)
  • Lafayette Volunteer Lawyers Protective Order Panel Award (2011-2012)
  • Lafayette Volunteer Lawyers Outstanding Attorney Award (2010-present)
  • Louisiana State Bar Association Pro Bono Century Award (2010-present)
  • LSBA Professionalism Orientation Volunteer: LSU Law Center

Personal Life

Mr. Coreil has been happily married since 2010, and he enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife and two boys.  Raised in Ville Platte, Louisiana, Mr. Coreil enjoys almost all outdoor activities, including: hunting, fishing, CrossFit, snow skiing and coaching his boys’ sports teams. He is also active in several local non-profits, including the Town of Washington Cemetery Foundation, Karen’s Kids, and Lagniappe Law Lab.