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, Florida, 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 to settlement, trial, or arbitration.

Together, husband-and-wife partners Richard LaGarde and Mary Ellis LaGarde have over 57 years of legal experience. They handle lawsuits that arise from contract disputes, partnership disputes, disputes over wills, trusts, and estates, construction disputes, real estate claims, insurance claims, stockbroker liability claims, general personal injuries, wrongful deaths, products liability, and many other types of civil litigation.

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, an honor achieved by less than one-half of one percent of attorneys in Texas. He is licensed to practice law in Texas, Florida, and Louisiana.   Mary Ellis LaGarde is licensed in both Florida and Texas.  She has decades of experience in personal injury, wrongful death, and business dispute trials.  She has also served as a guest legal commentator on national and regional news programs.

With their combined expertise, LaGarde Law Firm is qualified to handle a wide range of civil cases.  Richard and Mary know how to help clients find the best path forward. Let them help you obtain justice in your case.

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Richard LaGarde

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