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L. Clayton Burgess

Clayton Burgess is a licensed attorney in Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee & Texas

He opened his own practice in 1999. He is an impressive trial advocate as he has successfully tried and won numerous large dollar verdicts. He has been included on lists such as “America’s Premier Lawyers” and has received wide media coverage in reputed magazines such as Forbes and Newsweek. His success can be attributed to the tireless devotion to his work. Clay Burgess handles a wide array of complex personal injury, wrongful death, admiralty, and employment litigations. He has considerable experience in appellate cases against large companies. He practices in Louisiana, Texas and Georgia. Apart from this, he also practices in the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. He is known for his in-depth knowledge in the area of personal injury litigations.

Marc K. Gnade

Marc K. Gnade is a licensed attorney in Illinois and Missouri.

Marc was born and raised in St. Charles County Missouri. He graduated from St. Dominic High school and received his BS in Political Science at Central Missouri State University in Warrensburg Missouri. He graduated law school in 2000 from the University of Tulsa College of Law. He has his license to practice law both in Missouri and Illinois. Mr. Gnade has practiced all types of law over the last twelve years. His main concentration has been in Civil defense representing insurance companies and major fortune 500 clients such as Chrysler LLC.

Liza Trahan

She is a licensed attorney in Louisiana and Mississippi.

Admitted to Practice in all Louisiana state courts, The United States District Court for the Western District, Member of Louisiana State Bar Association, and Lafayette Bar Association.

Admitted to practice in all Mississippi state courts, The United States District Courts for the Northern District of Mississippi and the Southern District of Mississippi, and member of the Mississippi Bar Association.

Cole H. Delcambre

Cole Delcambre is an associate at L. Clayton Burgess, APLC where his focus is on personal injury litigation.

Cole received his B.A. from University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 2018 and his J.D., cum laude from Southern University Law Center in 2021. During law school, Cole held a clerkship for three years at a law firm in Lafayette, Louisiana.

Cole’s main goal is to make each client feel like they are the only client that he has. He strives to make sure the long and difficult process runs as smoothly as possible for the client. He will be up front and honest and fight for your case like it is his own. It was not always Cole’s desire to become an attorney; however, he learned this was the best way to help people and quickly gained an immense passion for the profession. Cole also has a passion for golf and other sports when he is free.