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Laura S. Achord
Danielle L. Borel

Laura S. Achord

Associate - Monroe

Laura S. Achord is an associate in the Monroe office of Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P. She graduated cum laude with a B.S. from the University of Mississippi in 1998. She received her Juris Doctor in 2004 from the University of Tennessee College of Law.  She practices in the areas of medical malpractice defense, premises liability, judicial commitments, interdictions, and wills and successions.

Laura has experience defending hospitals, pharmacies, and individual healthcare providers in medical malpractice claims before the Patient’s Compensation Fund and in the district and appellate courts. She also advises healthcare clients on medical consent and end of life issues that arise in the healthcare setting.

Laura also has experience handling judicial commitment and interdiction proceedings on behalf of corporate and individual clients.

She also drafts wills and other estate planning documents and handles successions on behalf of individual clients.

Ms. Achord is an AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review rated attorney by Martindale Hubbell. She is a member of the Fourth Judicial District Court bar association, Louisiana State Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, Louisiana Hospital Association, and Defense Research Institute.     

Practice Areas

Education

University of Tennessee College of Law, J.D., 2004

University of Mississippi, B.S., 1998, cum laude

Admissions

Admitted to bar 2004, Louisiana, U.S. District Courts, Western, Middle, and Eastern Districts of Louisiana and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit

Professional Associations

Fourth Judicial District Court

Louisiana State Bar Association

Federal Bar Association

Louisiana Hospital Association

Defense Research Institute

Honors and Awards

AV® PreeminentTM Peer Review Rated.