Thomas V Alonzo

Lafayette, Louisiana
Experience: 31 years
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About Thomas V Alonzo

Thomas V. Alonzo handles serious personal injury claims and criminal defense matters including disabling injuries and wrongful death and all types of felony and misdemeanor cases. With 24 years of litigation and jury trial experience, Mr. Alonzo will use his extensive knowledge of the law to help you with your legal matter.Mr. Alonzo has offices in Jackson, Mississippi and Lafayette, Louisiana and is also licensed to practice in Georgia and Texas. Mr. Alonzo handles industrial accidents and catastrophic injuries in the Gulf South Region, including Jackson, Vicksburg, New Orleans, Lafayette, Baton Rouge, Shreveport, Oxford, Gulfport, Biloxi, Monroe, and all surrounding areas.The Law Firm of Thomas V. Alonzo has litigated numerous personal injury claims for wrongful death and catastrophic injuries. Whether you are injured on the job in a construction or industrial accident, the victim of medical malpractice or are the victim of an auto, motorcycle or trucking accident, Mr. Alonzo has the skill and experience to help you obtain just compensation for your injuries. His clients have received substantial verdicts and settlements, including judgments of $4.1 million,$2.8 million $1.4 million, and $1.2 million.Mr. Alonzo represents individuals charged with a range of criminal charges from simple misdemeanors to serious felony charges including first degree murder. As a former Public Defender and board-certified Capital Defender, Mr. Alonzo has 19 years of experience working in the criminal justice system. Mr. Alonzo will guide you through the criminal justice process from arrest, posting bail/bond, indictments, pre-trial hearings, to your trial date. In order to prepare the best legal defense possible, Mr. Alonzo will investigate the facts surrounding your arrest, take statements from witnesses, talk to the arresting officer, and work with a private investigator if necessary. If expert testimony can assist your case, Mr. Alonzo will contact the appropriate experts to help defend you.Mr. Alonzo also assists clients with bond reduction hearings, expunging records and nursing license revocation hearings. The Law Office of Thomas V. Alonzo offers free case evaluations for personal injury claims and criminal defense matters. If you have been seriously injured or charged with a crime and you would like to have an experienced trial lawyer review your case and give you his legal opinion, you may contact Mr. Alonzo at (601) 944-1980 in Jackson, Mississippi or (337) 704-2615 in Lafayette, Louisiana. He will personally meet with you to go over the facts of your case in detail. In certain situations, Mr. Alonzo will make arrangements to come to you at your home, hospital, or wherever you are located. Mr. Alonzo is available evenings and weekends by appointment.

Language(s) Spoken by Thomas V Alonzo

  • Spanish : Spoken, Written

Practice Areas

  • Business Law
  • Car Accidents
  • Criminal Law
  • Domestic Violence
  • General Civil
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Workers' Compensation


  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional InformationFixed fees for criminal defense matters.

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

  • GeorgiaSince 2007
  • LouisianaSince 1987
  • MississippiSince 1999
  • TexasSince 2006
  • 5th CircuitSince 1999

Professional Experience

  • Felony Track Public Defender Lafayette Parish Public Defender's Office 1995 - Current
  • Trial Attorney Law Office of Thomas V. Alonzo 1987 - Current
  • Adjunct Professor Paul M. Hebert Law Center Louisiana State University 2002 - 2003 Appellate Advocacy


  • Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University J.D. 1984 - 1987
  • Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge B.A. | Pre-Law/Criminal Science 1979 - 1983

Professional Association

  • Mississippi Association for Justice #1119486 Member Current
  • Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers #1119487 Member Current
  • Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association #1119488 Member Current
  • Mississippi State Bar #1119489 Member 1999 - Current
  • Louisiana State Bar #1119490 Member 1987 - Current


  • Capital Defender Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers


113 Jackson St.
Lafayette, LA 70501 USA

Telephone: (337) 704-2615
Fax: (877) 396-1463

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