GEORGE O. LUCE is the newest attorney at the firm, joining as an associate in December 2014, focusing his practice on insurance defense. George was born in Hammond, Louisiana on January 29, 1967. His father was a Baptist preacher who moved the family around often while George was growing up. The eventually settled in the Prairieville area, where George has lived for the past 30 years.
Prior to pursuing a legal career, George studied to become a concert pianist, and later went to business school and passed the certified public accountant exam. He then worked as a computer programmer for 10 years before deciding to attend law school. He has been a Louisiana lawyer since 2005.
Before joining Mayhall Fondren Blaize, he practiced for eight years at Oats & Marino (formerly Oats & Hudson), where he litigated claims for medical malpractice, civil rights, employment discrimination, toxic torts, and contract disputes. He has achieved successful results for clients in numerous state courts at all levels, as well as all Louisiana federal courts, the federal Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal, and the United States Supreme Court.
Northwestern University School of Law
Juris Doctorate – 2005
Honors: Julius Miner Moot Court Board
Law Review: Northwestern University Law Review, Associate Editor
Louisiana State University
Masters of Business Administration – 1992
Southeastern Louisiana University
Bachelor of Music magna cum laude – 1988
Comment, Why Disparate Impact Claims Should Not be Allowed Under the Federal Employer Provisions of the ADEA, 99 NW. U. L. REV. 437, 2004
Professional Associations and Memberships
Louisiana State Bar Association