Gabe attended the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, where he received his Bachelor of Science, Biology degree with honors, Magna Cum Laude in 2003. He then graduated from Southern University Law Center with a Juris Doctor, with honors, Magna Cum Laude in 2006. He is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association and Lafayette Bar Association. Gabe is an agent for Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company and WFG National Title Insurance Company. He is also a volunteer fireman with the Indian Bayou Volunteer Fire Department. Gabe founded Gabe A. Duhon, L.L.C., Attorneys at Law in 2006 for the purpose of providing accessible legal services to Vermilion Parish and surrounding areas where he worked along side of the Honorable Judge Ed Broussard. In 2011, Gabe and Wyman Bankston joined together to found Bankston Duhon, LLC in Livingston Parish for the purpose of providing quality legal services to the entirety of Louisiana, as well as southern Mississippi. Gabe resides in Indian Bayou with his amazing wife Tesha R. Duhon and their four beautiful children, Gage, Lindsey, Ashlyn and Abigail.
Born and raised in Abbeville, Louisiana, James holds a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. He received his Juris Doctorate from Louisiana State University – Paul M. Hebert Law Center in 2012.
His areas of practice center primarily on person injury claims, workers’ compensation, social security disability, estate planning, successions, and contractual matters. Before joining the firm of Gabe A. Duhon in 2012, James worked in the domestic oil and gas industry in contract negotiations related to exploration project assembly. James endeavors to focus his efforts on individual attention to his clients and enjoys serving the people of his community, much like the three generations of family members practicing law in Vermilion Parish before him.
Wyman spent the first four years of his practice with a national firm primarily representing insurance companies in losses sustained as a result of Hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Gustav. Wyman also represented carriers and insurers in property damage and personal injury losses sustained as a result of transportation activities, in addition to doing general liability defense and litigation. In 2011, Wyman left that firm to found Bankston Duhon, LLC, a firm that focuses on acting as both advocate and counselor in all matters concerning our clients. With offices located in Livingston and Abbeville, Bankston Duhon, LLC offers our clients metropolitan experience with small town service, as our attorneys and staff utilize the latest technologies to deliver effective representation in a cost-efficient and expedient manner. Wyman and his wife, Millie, attend The Mission Church in Hammond, Louisiana, and Wyman stands on the biblical principle that, in all matters, we should follow justice and let justice prevail (Deuteronomy 16:19-20).
Southern University Law Center - Juris Doctor (Graduated with Honors) - May 2006
Rhodes College - Bachelor of Arts, History (Minor - Religious Studies) - May 2001
Louisiana Supreme Court and all Inferior Courts (2006)
United States District Court - Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Louisiana (2006)
Mississippi Supreme Court and all Inferior Courts (2010)
United States District Court - Southern District of Mississippi (2010)
United States Court of Appeals - Fifth Circuit (2012)