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Law Offices of Lester J. Gauthier - Lafayette, LA

PO Box 3371 306 South Pierce Street Lafayette, LA 70502

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Updated: 04/12/2018

Lafayette Federal Criminal Law Firm

Overview

For more than 30 years, the Law Offices of Lester J. Gauthier has provided aggressive and effective legal representation in the areas of criminal defense and administrative law. As a client of the firm, you will benefit from:

-Extensive trial experience
-Access to your attorney
-Responsive service
-A commitment to fast results

Whether you have been charged with a crime or you need representation in an administrative hearing, you will work directly with your lawyer at all times.

About Law Offices of Lester J. Gauthier

Languages

  • French
  • English

Practice Areas

  • Federal Criminal Law
  • Drug Charges
  • Criminal Law
  • Fraud and Embezzlement
  • Internet and Sex Crimes
  • Theft
  • Battery

Published Works

  • "Directed Verdicts in Louisiana Jury Trials: A Noble Purpose?", Louisiana Bar Journal, vol. 30, No. 6, April, 1983
  • "Selection: An Emerging Doctrine in the Uninsured Motorist Area or a One-Time Proposition?", Louisiana Bar Journal, vol. 31, No. 3, October, 1983
  • "Camille Gravel: An Icon in the Louisiana Criminal Justice System and in Louisiana Politics,", Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, The Advocate, winter, 2006

Classes and Seminars

  • Political Science courses for two semesters at the University of Southwestern Louisiana, Lafayette, 1970 - 1971
  • Paralegal courses for three semesters at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 1985 - 1988
  • "Family Law and Public Policy," Child and Family Studies, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 2005 - 2007
  • Medical Malpractice in Louisiana, National Business Institute, 1997, 2000 and 2002
  • Handling Medical Negligence Cases in Louisiana, National Business Institute, 2002

Pro Bono Activities

  • Gauthier formerly hosted a government and law talk show on Acadiana Open Channel entitled, "Law Talk"

Representative Cases

  • United States v. William Bruce Hare ,(Western District of Louisiana, Lafayette, La )
  • United States v. Ho Van Duong ,(Western District of Louisiana, Lafayette, La )
  • United States v. Gerald Robinson, Western District of Louisiana, Lafayette, La
  • United States v. M. Salman Farooq Qureshi ,(Western District of Louisiana, Lafayette, La )
  • United States v. M. Salman Farooq Qureshi ,(Western District of Louisiana, Lafayette, La )
  • State of Louisiana v. Terry Touchet ,(31st Judicial District Court, Parish of Jefferson Davis )
  • dna Walsworth v. Dr. Teresita Gonzales
  • United States v. MJP ,(Western District of Louisiana, Lafayette, La )
  • State of Louisiana v. KH ,( Jeanerette City Court )

People

Attorneys

Staff

  • Nicole Borel, Legal Assistant

Office Information

Address

PO Box 3371 306 South Pierce Street Lafayette, LA 70502

Fax

  • 337-366-8047

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