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Personal Injury Lawyers in LAfayette, LA Who Advocate for Their Clients

Doran and Cawthorne, P.L.L.C.,  can provide you the representation you need to effectively pursue the results you want. Our firm’s personal injury lawyers and defense attorneys are knowledgeable, experienced, and resolute trial lawyers who are among the best at what we do: providing aggressive, competent representation for our clients. Your situation is important to us, and we want to give you the assistance you need. Some of the ways we can help include the following:  


Primary Location

521 E. Landry St.
Opelousas, LA 70570



Our firm’s attorneys will guide you in the right direction to make sure your case is developed effectively to your advantage.


Having handled hundreds, if not thousands of injury cases in Louisiana, Texas and elsewhere, we can assess the best options for each case.


Our lawyers don’t just talk it … we strive to deliver. You can rest assured you’ll have experienced personal injury counsel with Doran & Cawthorne on your side.


It is all too common for insurance companies to offer less than what they know to be fair. Our lawyers will negotiate on your behalf, and won’t compromise for anything less than the amount they know you should be receiving.


When a case can’t be worked out through negotiation, Doran & Cawthorne has no qualms about taking the matter to court. Whether before a judge, or jury, we will gather the evidence necessary to present your case before the fact-finder in the best light.


An injury is a devastating thing to have to deal with and a legal case on top of it can seem impossible. Our firm’s personal injury attorneys are able to offer peace of mind when you know that someone with experience and commitment is handling the situation.

Over 30 Years of Collective Legal Experience Working for You!

We are caring, committed, and capable lawyers who have a long history of success in the cases that we have handled in the past. Our personal injury, criminal defense, and family law attorneys will understand your case, we will be sensitive to your needs, and you can be sure that we will stand by you throughout the duration of your case. Let us put our extensive experience to work for you.

Contact Doran & Cawthorne today to discuss your case and how we can best help you!

Areas of Practice

Personal Injury

Life can change in mere seconds. We understand the severity of life changing experiences. Whether you have been seriously injured in an accident or harmful incident we are here to assist you on your path to recovery. The sudden loss of a loved one can be a traumatic experience. We are passionate about people. That's why we advocate vigorously on your behalf.

Criminal Defense

Representation matters. The criminal process can be scary, overbearing, and confusing at times. It is vital to your case that you have effective representation. Doran and Cawthorne provides the defense you need to tackle tough legal issues. We work diligently, respond promptly, and keep you informed every step of the way.

Family Law

Family matters are sensitive issues that need to be handled with professionalism and care. Our Lafayette, LA family law attorney is ready and more than capable to navigate you through the family law system. Feel free to contact us concerning child custody, support issues, orders to pay alimony, or divorce procedures.

" What is the quality of your intent? "
- Thurgood Marshall

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