At LaGarde Law Firm, we draw on decades of experience and a deep commitment to justice to help resolve legal disputes for our clients in Texas and Louisiana. We have the background and resources necessary to handle your case every step of the way, from evidence gathering to negotiation and from mediation or arbitration to settlement or trial.

Together, husband-and-wife partners Richard LaGarde and Mary Ellis LaGarde have over 45 years of legal experience. Our practice handles lawsuits that arise from oil rig injuries, general personal injuries and wrongful deaths, contract disputes, fraud, insurance claims and more.

Richard LaGarde, the firm’s founder, is board certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in both civil trial and personal injury trial law. He is licensed to practice law in Texas, Louisiana and Florida. With his expertise, LaGarde Law Firm is qualified to handle a wide range of cases, including those of oil workers in Texas or Louisiana who are injured by companies based in either state. Mary Ellis LaGarde’s practice includes cases involving injury and death due to defective consumer products, hazardous property conditions and truck and car accidents.

Richard and Mary Ellis — and their legal team at LaGarde Law Firm — know how to help clients find their best paths for them. Let them help you find yours.

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Richard LaGarde

Richard LaGarde

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Mary Ellis LaGarde

Mary Ellis LaGarde

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