On March 7, 2015, Daniel Phillips completed his role as co-chair of the Lafayette Young Lawyer’s Association (LYLA) Mock Trial Committee. This volunteer team plans and facilitates a mock trial tournament for southern Louisiana high school students. This Regional Mock Trial presents an opportunity for students to act out a trial in a courtroom...Read More
In January of 2015, Bill Stagg was named as a member of the 2014-2015 Lafayette Bar Association Board of Directors. Since 1972, The Lafayette Bar Association (LBA) has served as a professional association for the legal community. Today, the association serves more tha...Read More
Durio McGoffin Stagg and Ackermann served as a sponsor of the 2014 Camellia Crossing, an annual event beneffiting Miles Perret Cancer Services. On Thanksgiving Eve, the 12th annual race raises funds to make direct impact on lives in Acadiana who are affected by cancer.
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A federal lawsuit has been filed claiming the son of the Iberia Parish President Romo Romero is instilling unlawful influence on his father's office. The suit claims that Shane Romero's actions not on...Read More
On September 24, 2014, after less than 90 days of litigation, DMSA partner Ryan Goudelocke and associate Jonathan Villien successfully recovered, on behalf of Iberia Parish Government, the latter's Internet domain names, including the address www.iberiaparishgovernment.com, Read More
Effective January 1, 2014, Senior Associate Ryan Goudelocke was elected to the firm's board after seven years with Durio, McGoffin, Stagg & Ackermann. Goudelocke will continue his practice with the intellectual-property and medical-malpractice groups, as well as developin...Read More