Dugas Law Firm is committed to providing you with top notch legal support. Maria approaches every client with a focus on integrity, advocacy, and understanding. Dugas Law Firm will fight for you! Dugas Law Firm has a well-deserved reputation of excellence in providing smart, sensible, and cost-effective legal and business solutions for our clients.
At Dugas Law Firm, we specialize in bringing the law to your corner. We are dedicated to understanding what results you want and to helping you understand what actions we can take on your behalf. We will work with you every step of the way to make sure that you understand the choices you are making and feel empowered to make them.
Her legal experience started immediately out of high school with a local Houma law firm where she worked as a clerical clerk. In 1994, Maria obtained her commission as a notary public in Terrebonne Parish. In 1997, she partnered with her husband, Paul, to open Dugas Legal Investigative Services, LLC (DLI) which provides professional private investigator services statewide to law firms, businesses, insurance companies and individuals. As part of DLI's operations, Maria was actively involved in field surveillance assignments, courthouse research, background investigations,drafting investigative reports, and testifying in court. In 2009, Maria was appointed by Governor Bobby Jindal to serve on the Louisiana State Board of Private Investigative Examiners. Read more.
In addition to honing her private investigative skills, she sharpened her legal knowledge by earning over twenty years of legal experience in law firms as a legal secretary, paralegal and notary public. Her diverse legal background was enhanced by working for the plaintiff and then later in her career for defense side in different areas of the law such as personal injury, corporate legal matters, insurance cases, successions, domestic cases, and workers compensation. Since Maria has worked in various roles in the legal field, she looks at the law differently and has gained a broad perspective toward legal matters.
Dugas Law Firm is proud that so many of our clients have repeatedly turned to our firm for counsel and representation, and Maria works hard to earn their loyalty every day. We use that experience to help you down a path to the results you need. Check out our success stories, and then schedule your free phone consultation today.
Dugas Law Firm offers each client a secure virtual platform to view and access their case documents, court filings, notices, calendar, and bills. Now, your client file is at your finger tips 24/7.
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Maria Boudreaux Dugas was born in New Orleans and raised along Bayou Terrebonne in the community of Montegut, Louisiana.
Maria attended Nicholls State University where she earned a B.S. in Government and an A.S. in Criminal Justice. She attended law school at Loyola University, College of Law where she earned her J.D. in civil law. Maria is admitted to the Louisiana State Bar and practices law in Houma, Louisiana.
Since Dugas Law Firm, Desirea has become the heartbeat of team justice. Desirea oversees the day-to-day operations of Dugas Law Firm as well as client relations.
Prior to joining team justice, Desirea worked at the clerk of court's office. She earned her notary public commission.
Court proceedings can be overwhelming but Desirea is a guide light for our clients.
Law can be intimidating. Emily can guide clients in the right direction within the office while fulfilling her daily office duties. Emily is often at the local courthouses in Lafourche & Terrebonne filing important pleadings for the firm.
Navagating the world can be overwhelming. Will provides litigation support for the law firm that helps Dugas Law Firm get things done for clients. Will is out and about at the Lafourche & Terrebonne courthouses daily for the office.