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General Defense
102 Versailles Boulevard, Suite 400
Lafayette, Louisiana 70501Locate in Google Maps
Telephone: 337-237-6062
Fax: 337-237-9129
E-Mail: preisplc@preisplc.com
www.preisplc.com
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About Us
Additional Locations
Client Information
Personnel
Mailing Address: P.O. Drawer 94-C, Lafayette, LA 70509
Established: 1980

Practice Areas
  • Litigation
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About Us
Preis PLC is a regional defense law firm with offices in Lafayette, New Orleans and Houston which provide legal representation along the entire Gulf Coast. We have built a reputation over the past 35 years of aggressively defending both domestic and international clients through trial and appellate proceedings.
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Additional Locations
New Orleans, Louisiana
Pan American Life Center, Suite 1700
601 Poydras Street
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
Telephone: 504-581-6062
Fax: 504-522-9129
Houston, Texas
Weslayan Tower, Suite 2050
24 Greenway Plaza
Houston, Texas 77046
Telephone: 713-355-6062
Fax: 713-572-9129
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Client Information
Insurance Clients
AIGAllied World Assurance Company
American Steamship Owners Mutual Protection and Indemnity Association, Inc.Arch Insurance Group
Aspen InsuranceBerkley Public Entity Managers, LLC
Berkshire Hathaway Specialty InsuranceChubb Group
CV Starr / Starr Adjustment Services, Inc.Enstar Group
Gallagher Bassett Insurance Services, Inc.Hallmark Financial Services, Inc.
Ironshore, Inc.Lexington Insurance Company
Monumental Life Insurance CompanyNavigators Insurance Company
OneBeacon Insurance GroupPennsylvania Lumbermens Mutual Insurance Company
Signal Mutual Indemnity AssociationSirius International Insurance Corporation
Sirius International Managing Agency (SIMA)StarStone
Steamship Mutual Underwriting Association LimitedSt. Paul Fire and Marine Insurance Company
Terra Nova Insurance Company LimitedTransamerica Annuity Service Corporation
Transamerica Life Insurance CompanyTransamerica Occidental Life Insurance Company
Underwriters at Lloyd's, LondonXL Catlin
Non-Insurance Clients
American Bureau of ShippingAmerican Club
Badger Oil CorporationCalypso Exploration, LLC/Stephens Production Company
Clayton Williams Energy, Inc.Fluid Crane & Construction, Inc.
G & M Marine, Inc.Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Department
Mitchell Lift Boats LLCOrion Marine Group, Inc.
Petroleum Engineers, Inc.Riceland Petroleum Company
Transocean, Inc.Walgreens
WHC Energy Services, LLC
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Personnel Information
Firm Members
Charmaine B. Borne
Lafayette, LA
Admitted
  • Louisiana, 2015
Education:
  • Louisiana State University, B.S., 2010
  • Louisiana State University, J.D./D.C.L., 2015
Born:1988
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John F. Colowich
Lafayette, LA
Admitted
  • Louisiana, 1979
  • Florida, 1993
Education:
  • Georgetown University, B.A. (cum laude), 1974
  • The George Washington University, M.A., 1976
  • Loyola University, J.D., 1979
Born:1952
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Daryl J. Daigle
New Orleans, LA
Admitted
  • Louisiana, 1988
  • Texas, 1994
  • Mississippi, 2010
Education:
  • Louisiana State University, B.S., 1984
  • Louisiana State University, J.D., 1988
Born:1962
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J. Megan Daily
Lafayette, LA
Admitted
  • Louisiana, 2017
Education:
  • Washington and Lee University, B.A., 2012
  • Louisiana State University, J.D./D.C.L. (cum laude), 2017
Born:1989
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Kevin T. Dossett
Houston, TX
Admitted
  • Texas, 1998
Education:
  • Nicholls State University, B.A. (magna cum laude), 1992
  • The University of Mississippi, J.D., 1996
  • Tulane University, LL.M., 1997
Born:1966
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Leah Nunn Engelhardt
New Orleans, LA
Admitted
  • Louisiana, 1994
  • Georgia, 1995
Education:
  • Auburn University, B.S., 1988
  • Louisiana State University, J.D., 1994
Born:1965
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Adelaida J. Ferchmin
New Orleans, LA
Admitted
  • Louisiana, 2005
Education:
  • Tufts University, B.A., 2000
  • Tulane University Law School, J.D., 2005
Born:1978
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William W. Fitzgerald
Houston, TX
Admitted
  • Texas, 2003
Education:
  • University of Houston-Clear Lake, B.S., 1999
  • South Texas College, J.D., 2002
Born:1966
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Robert M. Kallam
Lafayette, LA
Admitted
  • Louisiana, 1990
  • Texas, 2002
Education:
  • Louisiana State University, B.S., 1987
  • Louisiana State University, J.D., 1990
Born:1965
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Karnina D. King
Lafayette, LA
Admitted
  • Louisiana, 2014
Education:
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette, B.S. (summa cum laude), 2008
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette, M.B.A., 2009
  • Southern University, J.D. (magna cum laude), 2014
Born:1987
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Catherine M. Landry
Lafayette, LA
Admitted
  • Louisiana, 1998
  • Texas, 2004
Education:
  • Tulane University, B.A. (cum laude), 1995
  • Louisiana State University, J.D., 1998
Born:1973
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Brian J. Lindsey
Lafayette, LA
Admitted
  • Louisiana, 2014
Education:
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette, B.S., 2004
  • Louisiana State University, J.D. (magna cum laude, Order of the Coif), 2014
Born:1980
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Joseph B. Marino III
New Orleans, LA
Admitted
  • Louisiana, 2005
  • Texas, 2007
Education:
  • The University of Mississippi, B.B.A., 2001
  • Louisiana State University, J.D./B.C.L., 2005
Born:1979
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Marjorie C. Nicol
Houston, TX
Admitted
  • Texas, 1992
Education:
  • The University of Texas at Austin, B.A. (with highest honors), 1988
  • Georgetown University, J.D., 1992
Born:1965
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Frank A. Piccolo
Houston, TX
Admitted
  • Louisiana, 1983
  • Texas, 2001
Education:
  • The University of New Orleans, B.S., 1980
  • Loyola University, J.D., 1983
Born:1956
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Edwin G. Preis, Jr.
Lafayette, LA
Admitted
  • Louisiana, 1972
  • Texas, 2001
Education:
  • University of Southwestern Louisiana, B.A. (with distinction), 1969
  • Louisiana State University, J.D., 1972
Born:1947
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Thomas H. Prince
New Orleans, LA
Admitted
  • Louisiana, 2009
Education:
  • Rhodes College, B.A. (cum laude), 2004
  • The University of Mississippi, J.D. (cum laude), 2006
  • The George Washington University, LL.M., 2008
Born:1982
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David L. Pybus
Houston, TX
Admitted
  • Texas, 1986
Education:
  • The University of Texas at Austin, B.B.A. (with high honors), 1982
  • The University of Texas at Austin, J.D. (with honors), 1986
Born:1961
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John M. Ribarits
Houston, TX
Admitted
  • Louisiana, 1985
  • Texas, 1995
Education:
  • State University of New York at Buffalo, B.A. (cum laude), 1982
  • Tulane University, J.D., 1985
Born:1960
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John L. Robert III
Lafayette, LA
Admitted
  • Louisiana, 2004
  • Texas, 2011
Education:
  • Louisiana State University, B.S. (cum laude), 2000
  • Tulane University, J.D. (cum laude), 2004
Born:1978
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Mandy A. Simon
Lafayette, LA
Admitted
  • Louisiana, 2010
Education:
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette, B.A. (magna cum laude), 2004
  • Loyola University, J.D. (magna cum laude), 2010
Born:1982
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Kenneth H. Tribuch
Houston, TX
Admitted
  • Florida, 1993
  • Texas, 2003
Education:
  • The University of Texas at Austin, B.B.A., 1989
  • University of Miami, J.D., 1993
Born:1967
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Heather S. von Sternberg
Houston, TX
Admitted
  • Texas, 1996
Education:
  • The University of Texas at Austin, B.B.A., 1993
  • University of Houston Law Center, J.D. (cum laude), 1996
Born:1971
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Caroline T. Webb
Houston, TX
Admitted
  • Texas, 2005
Education:
  • Baylor University, B.A., 1996
  • South Texas College, J.D. (cum laude), 2005
Born:1974
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Jennifer A. Wells
Lafayette, LA
Admitted
  • Louisiana, 1999
Education:
  • The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, B.S.C.J., 1995
  • Louisiana State University, J.D., 1999
Born:1971
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Brock L. Wimberley
Lafayette, LA
Admitted
  • Louisiana, 2017
Education:
  • Tulane University, B.S., 2014
  • Louisiana State University, J.D./D.C.L. (cum laude), 2017
Born:1991
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Jonathan L. Woods
Lafayette, LA
Admitted
  • Louisiana, 2003
  • Texas, 2015
Education:
  • Louisiana State University, B.A., 2000
  • Louisiana State University, J.D., 2003
Born:1978
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