Charles "Chuck" M. Hughes, Jr., Partner

Charles "Chuck" M. Hughes, Jr. is a life-long resident of Southeast Louisiana. As an attorney with over 35 years of experience, Mr. Hughes represents a broad range of clients, from individuals to large corporations and public entities. His experience includes over 20 jury trials to verdict, over 100 bench trials to verdict and hundreds of motions and other court hearings in dozens of different venues and jurisdictions throughout the regional State and Federal court system, including numerous appellate courts. Mr. Hughes's practice focuses on casualty litigation for both plaintiffs and defendants involving a multitude of factual and legal scenarios.

Mr. Hughes is active in the community, serving on numerous civic boards and committees throughout Southeast Louisiana.

Mr. Hughes has participated in well over 100 mediations as a disputant and neutral. Mr. Hughes emphasizes a practical approach to litigation and mediation issues and strives to achieve quick and just results for his clients in a way that keeps them fully advised about their case. Chuck words diligently to clearly understand his client's expectations and needs and communicates frequently and honestly with them.

Areas of Practice:
- Personal Injury
- General Civil Litigation
- General Casualty Claims
- Timber, Paper Mill & Landowner Law
- Self-Insured Corporate Defense
- Corporate and Business Related Litigation
- Sheriff and Law Enforcement General Representation
- Civil Right Defense Law
- Rural Electric Cooperative Law

- B.A. (1980) Louisiana State University
- J.D. (1984) Louisiana State University Law School

(985) 624-5010