Steven Tureau | Gonzales, Louisiana CAR WRECK AND PERSONAL INJURY LAWYER
Steven Curtis Tureau
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- Law Office: TUREAU & TUREAU, APLC
- Status: In Good Standing
- Licensed: 8 years
Steven began his legal career as an attorney for a very prominent and well respected law firm in Gonzales, Louisiana. It was there, that Steven learned to treat every client as a person, and not just another file. This same concept can be seen by the personal attention each and every client receives at the Tureau Law Firm, which Steven opened in 2011. It is under that same ideology, that Steven fights for his clients in and outside of the courtroom. Steven's main focus areas of practice are Personal Injury, Automobile Accidents, 18 wheeler crashes, and Maritime Law. He also fights for clients who are involved in divorce, child custody, and support cases. In addition to maintaining his private practice, Steven serves as an Assistant District Attorney for the 23rd Judicial District, where he prosecutes both misdemeanor an felony cases.
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Please describe a case(s) in the last year or two where you made a big difference.
Prior to becoming a prosecutor for the District Attorney's Office, Steven represented clients in the criminal arena. In the first jury trial of his career, Steven successfully represented a client who was charged with a serious felony offense, and was facing 15 years in prison. The jury came back with a lesser and included verdict of 5 years. In the second jury trial of his career, his client admitted to having shot the victim, yet Steven skillfully convinced 11 out of 12 jurors that his client was not guilty of 2nd degree murder. The jury returned a "Not Guilty" verdict after only 3 hours of deliberation. Steven's attention is now focused on prosecuting those who have violated the law, and has sent countless criminals to jail. In his civil practice, Steven takes on the insurance companies to ensure his clients receive each and every penny they deserve. He currently represents clients against national and local insurance companies.
How did you build a successful practice?
The Tureau Law Firm has grown every year because of Steven's attention to detail and dedication to personal service for each client.
What should clients look for in a lawyer?
Confidence in the attorney's work and knowledge of the type of case are the two most important things to consider when hiring an attorney.
How important is local knowledge to the success of your cases?
Any competent attorney should have a working knowledge of the legal process as a whole, and how to accomplish the goal of the client in the most efficient and effective way possible. Generally, a local attorney will have more personal knowledge of local judges and the probability of how he or she will rule on certain issues. It is far more likely that a local attorney has practiced in front of the judge assigned to your case, as opposed to an out of town attorney who has never practiced in your jurisdiction.
What information can you provide in a free phone consultation?
Tureau Law Firm does offer free in person consultations on all injury cases. If you have been injured in a car accident, 18-wheeler wreck, boating accident, slip and fall, or other accident, call us today to set up a free consultation.
What differentiates you from other lawyers in your community?
Admittedly, Steven is a fairly young attorney. While some may see this as a downfall, Steven embraces it. Steven energetically tackles cases head-on with a sense of purpose. He is dedicated to achieving the best result for his clients.
What is the most rewarding aspect of your job?
A satisfied client who has been fully compensated for suffering at the hands of another.
What are your other interests in addition to law?
While Steven's true passion is fighting for client's in court, in his spare time he enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons, as well as hunting and fishing.
Are you involved in your community?
As a token of appreciation for the trust client's instill in Steven, he continuously gives back to his community. Steven has served on the Board of Directors for Volunteer Ascension, the local committee for Ducks Unlimited, Delta Waterfowl, and the National Wild Turkey Federation. Steven is a top level sponsor for both the St. Theresa fair and the St. John Fair every year. He also donates to the St. Theresa food bank in December each year.
|Associate Attorney||Gauthier & Amedee, APLC||Gonzales, Louisiana||4 years|
|Lead Trial Attorney||Tureau & Tureau, APLC||Gonzales, Louisiana||2015 - present|
|Assistant District Attorney, Felony Prosecutor||Office of the 23rd Judicial District Attorney||Parishes of Ascension, Assumption, and St. James||2013 - present|
|Managing Attorney||Tureau Law Firm||Gonzales, Louisiana||2011 to 2015|
|Louisiana State University||BS||Political Science||2005|
|State / Court||Date|
|United States District Court||2009|
|Louisiana State Bar||2008|
- Member of Ducks Unlimited; the National Wild Turkey Federation, where he serves on the banquet committee; Coastal Conservation Association, where he serves on the banquet committee; the Louisiana Bar Association; the American Bar Association; and the 23rd Judicial District Bar Association. Steven also serves on the Board of Directors for Volunteer Ascension.
Honors & Awards
- LOUISIANA'S TOP 10 PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEYS
2015 RISING STARS OF LOUISIANA by SUPERLAWYERS
TOP 10 LAWYERS UNDER 40 by the National Association of Personal Injury Attorneys
The National Trial Lawyers Association named Steven one of Louisiana's Top 40 Under 40 Trial Lawyers.
$475,000.00 settlement. My client was hit by a delivery truck who attempted to pass her on the right shoulder while she was turning right into her driveway.
Saturday And Sunday : By Appointment Only
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|(2008) Licensed as Attorney in Louisiana. Verified with Louisiana State Bar Association.||June 07, 2012|
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We will sit down with you and discuss your case for free. Our firm pays for all legal bills and medical expenses until your case is over. So you don't pay anything out of pocket until your case is settled. And we only get paid if you get paid.
Fee:Our law firm offers a free consultation on all accident and injury cases. At TUREAU & TUREAU, our interests are centered around you, the client. We feel that the legal process should be as painless as possible for you. That is why we pay all legal costs and medical bills on your behalf until justice is served and you are fairly compensated for your injuries. The only way we get paid is if we fight the insurance companies to make sure our clients get justice by being compensated for the pain and suffering they have endured. If our clients don't get paid, we don't get paid.
12320 Hwy 44 Suite 3C
Gonzales, LA 70737
Licensed to practice in all state district courts of Louisiana
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