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Personal Injury and Criminal Defense Law Firm

The Thomas V. Alonzo Law Firm specializes in Criminal Defense, Personal injury and Nursing License Defense in Lafayette, Acadiana and all areas of Louisiana. The firm also helps nurses in Mississippi defend their professional licenses.

Trial attorney Thomas Alonzo has 26 years of legal experience and is admitted to practice in the states of Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas and Georgia. As lead trial attorney in over 85 jury trials, Mr. Alonzo has extensive courtroom experience with successful million dollar verdicts and settlements for his clients. Mr. Alonzo is a board-certified Capital Defender for the State of Louisiana, licensed to defend serious felonies.

Thomas V. Alonzo handles all cases personally. You can be assured that your case will be litigated by an actual trial attorney and not a inexperienced assistant.  Mr. Alonzo will explain to you what your legal options are and how the legal process works.  You can always call or come by with questions. Whatever your legal issue is, you will have Thomas V. Alonzo by your side, helping you every step of the way.

Initial Consultations are free.   Servicios en Español disponible.   (337) 704-2615  

Personal Injury

The Thomas V. Alonzo Law Firm litigates personal injury claims for accidents, catastrophic injuries, and wrongful death. Clients have received substantial verdicts and settlements, including judgments of $4.1 million, $2.8 million, $1.4 million, and $1.2 million. Please see our Results page for representative verdicts and settlements awarded to our clients. If you cannot come to Mr. Alonzo, he will travel to meet with you personally for a free case evaluation. Our firm is licensed to litigate single state and multi-state claims in Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas and Georgia. You will never pay Mr. Alonzo one penny unless he recovers compensation for you.

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Criminal Defense

Experienced defense against all misdemeanor and felony criminal charges including drug, murder, assault, theft, DUI, and sexual charges. The Alonzo Law Firm can also assist with expunging criminal charges and probation and parole matters. As a Board-certified Capital Defender and former Public Defender, Thomas Alonzo has extensive experience working in the criminal justice system and knows how to communicate effectively with prosecutors and judges. All criminal charges are serious and you need an experienced criminal defense lawyer like Thomas V. Alonzo to help you prepare the best legal defense possible.

Nursing License Defense

Our firm provides representation for nurses facing disciplinary action by the Nursing Boards of Louisiana and Mississippi. Whether you are threatened with possible license restrictions, suspension or revocation, Mr. Alonzo can help you fight the allegations against you and work to preserve your nursing license. Mr. Alonzo will work with you personally to develop an aggressive defense plan specifically for you. This can include assembling evidence in your favor, negotiating with the board, and representing you at nursing board disciplinary hearings. For experienced legal defense, contact nursing defense attorney Thomas V. Alonzo.


Need Legal Help? Contact Us for a Free Initial Consultation (337) 704-2615.

If you need legal help, do not wait. Contact the Thomas V. Alonzo Law Firm to see how we can help you. 

Thomas Alonzo in the News

See our Media page for articles featuring Thomas V. Alonzo.

Recent News Article in The Advocate with commentary by Thomas Alonzo: Conviction of Lafayette Teen in 2014 Overturned by Appeals Court

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09Jul 20

Jury Selection and a Not Guilty Verdict

Recently we tried a criminal case where our client was facing significant jail time if convicted of a felony. While picking the jury, we noted that one of the prospective…

Client Testimonials

“I would like to thank you for all your patience and hard work on our behalf. Also, please convey my sincere thanks to Tommy for what he did to finally bring this matter to a close for us… I pray I never again need an attorney, but if I do he will be my first choice.”

Client, Jackson, Mississippi


“Thank you so very much! You and your staff are amazing!”

– Client, Abbeville, Louisiana

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