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Gabe A. Duhon


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.

Michael Barras

Michael Barras is an experienced counselor and litigator with a diverse array of legal experience.

As a litigator, Michael has handled injury cases his entire career – having represented both plaintiffs and defendants; has first-chair jury trial and bench trial experience; and has achieved favorable outcomes for his clients in injury, commercial, and civil rights actions in Louisiana state and federal courts. Michael’s experience representing insurance companies, large corporations, and governmental entities has given him valuable perspective that he uses to assist his clients.

As a counselor, Michael has acted as Louisiana counsel on several multi-million dollar transactions, has advised individual employers and small businesses on labor and employment matters, and has performed a considerable number of residential closings under ALTA best practices and his own standard of quality. 

J. Isaac “Ike” Funderburk

Ike has lived and practiced law in Abbeville for over fifty years. He earned a BA from Louisiana Tech and a Juris Doctorate from LSU Law School. Ike is a Louisiana State Bar Association member and thus licensed to practice in all Louisiana courts. He is also a member of, and licensed to practice before, the U.S Western and Middle District Federal Courts for the State of Louisiana, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal, and the United States Supreme Court. In addition to his private practice of law, where he represented individuals and family-owned businesses in various disciplines, Ike served as a staff attorney for District Attorney Nathan Stansbury and a Special Assistant District Attorney for the last three DAs. He served as Abbeville City Attorney for approximately eighteen years and was general counsel to Sheriffs Ray LeMaire and Mike Couvillon for a combined thirty-three years. He has one daughter, three grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.

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