Lafayette, LA






Philip earned his law degree from Stetson University College of Law in 2000, where he published an Article in the Stetson Law Review (for which he served as Articles and Symposia Editor). Since then, Philip has been successfully engaged in an extensive litigation practice in the areas of products liability, professional liability, commercial litigation, insurance defense, and probate in which he gained 18 years of bench and jury trial experience all over Louisiana and the Southeast, representing diverse clients, including multinational corporations.

Areas Of Practice

  • Commercial Litigation 30%
  • Professional Liability 30%
  • Probate 30%
  • Other 10%

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 2001


  • Stetson University College of Law, St. Petersburg, Florida
    • J.D. - 2000
  • Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, Louisiana
    • B.A. - 1997
    • Major: History/Government

Published Works

  • To Protect a Monopoly: The Hidden Reasons Why the National Football League Has Purchased an Option t, 29 Stetson Law Review 3129, Spring, 2000

Honors and Awards

  • Stetson: Elizabeth M. Leeman Award; awarded as most proficient writer in graduating class
  • Southeastern: Presidential Scholarship
  • Southeastern: Academic Excellence Award

Past Employment Positions

  • Oriol & Edler, LLC, Of Counsel, 2015 to 2018
  • Dominique Law Firm, Managing Partner, 2012 to 2015


  • English


  • Kappa Sigma

Practice Areas


A proven record of success
in complex business
litigation involving
significant assets

Probate / Estate

A proven history of results
in probate litigation
matters involving
high-value estates

Professional Liability

Aggressive representation
to protect the careers and
financial standing of
licensed professionals


Resolving complex
disputes outside of court
requires a mediator with
experience on both sides

Select Personal
Injury Litigation

Bringing experience to bear
in personal injury litigation
involving only the most
serious injuries or loss of life