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Danielle C. Claiborne practices law in the Lake Charles and Lafayette areas. She strongly believes each client should receive effective and compassionate legal representation. She is devoted to providing each client the personal attention and dedication they deserve.

Danielle grew up in Alexandria, Louisiana. Since 1997, she has been a resident of Lafayette, Louisiana. After graduating from University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 2002, she worked as a full-time employee in the areas of regulatory, compliance, and human resources. In addition to her first occupation, her second occupation has always been to volunteer her time in the community. She is a 2010 graduate of Southern University Law Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Danielle is a member of the Louisiana and Lafayette Bar Associations. She concentrates her legal practice in personal injury, family law, and criminal defense. Even though she primarily works in the Lake Charles and Lafayette areas, she considers herself a “mobile lawyer” as she will not shy away from a case because it is out of her primary practice locations. If you are in need of a lawyer who cares about you, will work with and for you, Danielle is your attorney.

Areas of Practice:

General Litigation
Personal Injury — Plaintiff
Motor Vehicle Accidents — Plaintiff
Premises Liability Claims
Medical Malpractice
Products Liability Law
Toxic Torts
Family Law
Successions
Last Will and Testaments
Criminal Law – Private and Court-Appointed (Handles conflict cases for State & Federal Public Defender’s Office)

Bar/Court Admissions:

Louisiana, 2011
U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana, 2011

Education/Certifications:

Graduate Trial Lawyers College, Dubois, Wyoming, 2013
Southern University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, J.D., 2010
University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, Louisiana, B.S., 2002

Professional Organizations and Associations:

American Bar Association, Member, 2006 – 2014
Phi Alpha Delta, Member, 2007 – Present
Louisiana State Bar Association, 2011 – Present
Lafayette Bar Association, Member, 2011 – Present
John M. Duhe, Jr. American Inn of Court, Member, 2011 – 2015
Board Member/Membership Chair, 2012 to 2015
Louisiana Association for Justice, Member, 2012 – 2014

Junior League of Lafayette, Member, 2009 – Present; Board Member, 2013 – 2015; Community Vice President, 2016 - 2017
Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Acadiana, Board Member, 2013 – 2015

Southwest Louisiana Bar Association, 2016-Present