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Matthew L. Devereaux

Matthew L. Devereaux

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Criminal Defense, Medical Malpractice, Family

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About Me

Louisiana and Mississippi trial lawyer. I represent individuals and companies in all manner of litigation. 

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Languages Spoken: Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2005

  1. Criminal Defense: 34%
  2. Personal Injury: 34%
  3. Family: 16%
  4. Medical Malpractice: 16%

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($200-250/hour), Contingent (33-40%), Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • Robert Gerald Barlow III

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Robert Barlow Medical Malpractice Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Joseph Aiavolasiti Kott

    A tenacious, smart and patient lawyer.

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    Joseph Kott Ethics & Professional Responsibility Attorney
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Contact Info

The Bezou Law Firm

534 East Boston Street
Covington, LA, 70433

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
LAEligible to practice law200907/14/2015
MSAuthorized to practice law200507/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV PreeminentMartindale-Hubbell2013
Dean’s ListMillsaps College2000
Pi Sigma Alpha Honor SocietyPi Sigma AlphaN/A
Millsaps Award RecipientMillsaps CollegeN/A

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Of CounselThe Bezou Law Firm2013 - Present
AssociateLawrence & Associates2010 - 2013
AssociateInabnet & Jones, LLC2008 - 2010
AssociateMontague, Pittman & Varnado2005 - 2008

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Louisiana State Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Mississippi BarMember2005 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
$150,000 Plaintiff's Verdict Concerning Breach of Oil and Gas Contract$150,000 verdict for plaintiff
$100,000+ settlement concerning car accident$100,000+ settlement
$200,000+ Legal malpracticeSettled

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Voir Dire - Mississippi Association for JusticeSpoliation of Evidence in Mississippi2008
Primerus Defense InstituteSpoliation of Evidence: A Compendium of the Laws on Spoliation in All 50 States2006

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Mississippi School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
Millsaps CollegePolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2002