Theresa C. Phillips


Born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana, Theresa C. Phillips brings her exceptional level of knowledge, attention for detail, and legal acumen to our firm, providing counsel for our clients. Theresa is known to represent her client aggressively in getting her clients every dollar they deserve. In addition to handling personal injury matters, she also handles business and commercial litigation and employment law matters. Notably, Theresa has extensive experience handling workman’s compensation cases, providing injured workers with an ally they can trust to help them navigate their claim when they’ve been hurt on the job.

Prior to practicing law, Theresa graduated from St. Mary’s Dominican High School before attending the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, where she obtained a B.S. in Business Administration. While attending ULL, Theresa was an active member of Phi Mu Sorority and National Panhellenic Council, in which she served in several leadership roles. After the completion of her undergraduate education, Theresa attended the Southern University Law Center, where she received her Juris Doctorate, graduating cum laude with honors.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Car Accidents & Trucking Accidents
  • Worker's Compensation
  • Business & Commercial Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • Family Law & Adoptions

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana


  • Southern University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • J.D. with honors
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, Louisiana
    • B.S.
    • Major: Marketing

Previous Work/Internship Experience

  • Louisiana Office of Worker's Compensation - 5th District
    • Law Clerk for the Honorable Judge Pamela Moses - Laramore
  • Legal Writing & Oral Advocacy Teaching Assistant, Southern University Law Center
  • Louisiana Court of Appeal, First Circuit
    • Judicial Extern for the Honorable Judge Mitchell Theriot

Honors and Awards

  • Recipient of the CALI award for Successions, Donations and Trusts
  • Recipient of the CALI award for Legal Writing and Oral Advocacy
  • Recipient of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Alumni Association’s Marketing and Hospitality “Outstanding Graduate Award”
  • Featured in “Who’s Who Among American Colleges and Universities”
  • Recipient of the “Ivy and Edly Memorial Scholarship for Study Abroad Program”

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Member of Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity
    • Served as Chapter Vice Justice
    • Served as Chapter Clerk
  • Member of Phi Mu Sorority
    • Served as Panhellenic Executive Officer
  • Member of National Panhellenic Council
    • Served as Chapter Secretary

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