Counselors and Attorneys at Law


Durio and Phillips Obtain $250,000 Jury Verdict


DMSA attorneys Steven G. "Buzz" Durio and Daniel J. Phillips successfully obtained a $250,000 jury verdict for their clients after trial in Mobile, Alabama U.S. District Court from February 16 - 18, 2016.  The matter, entitled Utah Reverse Exchange, et al v. Linda Donado and William Donado, Suit No. 14-408, was filed in the ...

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Phillips is NITA Participant


DMSA associate attorney Daniel J. Phillips recently completed a week-long Building Trial Skills program presented by the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA). The program, which was held in New Orleans, Louisiana, from January 16-22, 2016, provides participants an opportunity to develop and practice their skills in all stages of a trial, in...

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Durio Extracts $16 Million Minority Interest Settlement


Steven G. “Buzz” Durio and Travis J. Broussard successfully compelled a $16 million buyout of  minority shareholder interests in the matter In re: Port Aggregates, Inc., Case # 14-51580, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Louisiana.

The action was initially filed unde...

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Travis Broussard Sworn in as LYLA President-Elect


On August 21, 2015, Travis Broussard was sworn in as President-Elect of the Lafayette Young Lawyers Association. The Lafayette Young Lawyers Association (LYLA), a section of the LBA, is composed of attorney members who are either under 40 or who have been practicing law for five years or fewer.

Mr. Broussard's term as Presid...

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Goudelocke Registered to Practice Before United States Patent Office


After successfully sitting the Registration Examination for patent attorneys and patent agents the preceding March, DMSA partner Ryan Goudelocke was registered as a patent attorney with the United States Patent and Trademark Office  on May 18, 2015.

Goudelocke's practice previously included pate...

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Broussard and Phillips to Serve on LYLA Board


The 2014-2015 Lafayette Young Lawyers Association (LYLA) Board of Directors includes two Durio McGoffin Stagg and Ackermann attorneys.  

Travis Broussard will serve the association as Secretary/Treasurer while Daniel Phillips is a member of the Mock Trail committee.  

A sect...

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