Firm Overview

The members of the firm regularly practice in all of the U.S. District Courts of Louisiana.  James R. Nieset is qualified to practice in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Beaumont Division. Van Seneca is also admitted to practice in all Texas state courts and the U.S. District Courts in the Southern and Eastern Districts of Texas.

The members of the firm handle appeals at all levels of the Louisiana state and federal systems.

The fifteen contiguous parishes and their parish seats making up Southwest Louisiana comprise the primary geography area of the firm’s practice:

Louisiana Parishes Map

  • Calcasieu (Lake Charles)
  • Cameron (Cameron)
  • Beauregard (DeRidder)
  • Vernon (Leesville)
  • Allen (Oberlin)
  • Evangeline (Ville Platte)
  • Jefferson Davis (Jennings)
  • Rapides (Alexandria)
  • Vermilion (Abbeville)
  • Lafayette (Lafayette)
  • Acadia (Crowley)
  • Iberia (New Iberia)
  • St. Landry (Opelousas)
  • St Martin (St. Martinville)
  • St. Mary (Franklin)