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Bernard N. Marcantel
ATTORNEY IN LAW
Bernard Norman Marcantel was born in 1923 in Oberlin, Louisiana. He served in the American Armed Services from 1942-1946, in the European Theater of Operations. He received his B.S. from the Univeristy of Louisiana at Lafayette in 1946, and his Juris Doctor from the University of Chicago Law School in 1949. While at University of Chicago, Bernard served as the Associate Editor of the Law Review from 1947-1948. He received a second Juris Doctor from Tulane University Law School in 1950.
Bernard has been an active member of the American Bar Association, the Bar of Louisiana, and the Jefferson Davis Parish Bar Association since 1950, and has been honored by the Louisiana Bar Association for more than 60 years in the practice of Law. He has been a member of the Bar of U.S. Court of Appeal, Fifth Circuit, since 1978. He served as the District Attorney for the 31st Judicial District from 1953-1978, and Judge for the City of Jennings from 1985-1993. He has also served as Judge Pro Tem for the 15th, 14th, and 36th Judicial Districts of Louisiana, and the Third Circuit Court of Appeal.
The founding member of the firm, Bernard has been practicing law in Louisiana since 1950, making Marcantel, Marcantel, Wall, and Pfeiffer the oldest law firm in Jefferson Davis Parish. He specializes in Wills, Successions, and Estate Planning.
David E. Marcantel
ATTORNEY IN LAW
David Emile Marcantel was born in 1949 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He received his B.S. from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 1971, and his Juris Doctor from Louisiana State University in 1976. He was admitted to the Louisiana Bar and the U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana, in 1976.
Since 2002, David has served as the Chief Public Defender for the 31st Judicial District of Louisiana. He is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, the Jefferson Davis Parish Bar Association, and The Louisiana Association for Justice. He has also been a state licensed title insurance Broker/Producer since 1982, and is an agent of First American Title Insurance Company.
David has engaged in the general practice of law since 1976, and specializes in Bankruptcy, Criminal Law, Successions, Wills, Estate Planning, Real Estate Sales, Mortgages and Donations.
D. Keith Wall
ATTORNEY IN LAW
Keith, a Jennings native, received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Louisiana Tech University in 1979, and his Juris Doctor in 1983 from Louisiana State University Law School. He is a member of the Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association, Louisiana Association for Justice, Louisiana State Bar Association, and the Jefferson Davis Parish Bar Association. His primary practice areas are general personal injury, premises liability, business litigation, and medical malpractice.
Keith is licensed to practice in both State and Federal Courts in Louisiana, which has afforded him the ability to assist numerous individuals in a wide variety of personal injury cases.
Keith is married to Marcia Clark of Baker, Louisiana, and they have two children. They are members of Bethel Baptist Church. Keith is a private pilot and enjoys using his airplane for both business and personal transportation.
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