Last Updated: May 31, 2023

No Attorney-Client Relationship

Using this website or contacting Simon Fitzgerald, LLC (the Firm) does not create an attorney-client relationship with us. You become our client only when you sign a Bankruptcy Representation Contract & Retainer Agreement that outlines our engagement, fees, and other important details. In addition, we always check for potential conflicts of interest before accepting a new client.


Please do not use this website to share confidential information about your legal issue. Using this website does not make you a client or prospective client of the Firm. If you have confidential information to share, please contact one of our lawyers directly. For Shreveport and Monroe area clients, call 318-868-2600; for Alexandria area clients, call 318-625-7505; for Lafayette and Lake Charles area clients, call 337-984-1584.

No Legal Advice

This website provides general information about legal topics and developments. This information is for informational purposes only and may not reflect current legal developments. It is not intended as legal advice for specific situations. For advice on specific legal issues, please contact a licensed lawyer in your jurisdiction.


Unless stated otherwise on a specific page, the Firm acts as the primary counsel for clients who retain us.

Photographs and Visual Portrayals

Some photographs and visual portrayals on this website are of actual lawyers, employees, and clients of the Firm. Other photographs and visual portrayals are stock images or dramatizations used for illustrative purposes only. These do not represent actual lawyers, employees, clients, or any other individuals associated with the Firm. In addition, any depiction of events, scenes, or static images that are not actual or authentic are used for illustrative purposes only.

Website Costs

The Firm pays for this website. No other lawyer or firm contributes to its cost.

No Guarantee of Results

Our website may describe past cases handled by the Firm. These descriptions are intended to provide information about our lawyers’ activities and experience. They do not guarantee that the same or similar results can be achieved in every case. Each legal case is unique and depends on many factors, including specific facts and legal circumstances, the ability of opposing counsel, and unexpected developments.

No Claims of Expertise or Board Certification

Our website lists the areas in which our lawyers practice. In doing so, no lawyer from the Firm claims “expertise,” “specialization,” or “board certification.” Any lawyers of the Firm who are properly board certified in a practice area have indicated this in their biographies.

IRS Circular 230 Notice

Per Internal Revenue Service requirements, any information on this website that could be construed as U.S. tax advice is not written or intended to be used for (i) avoiding penalties under the Internal Revenue Code or (ii) promoting, marketing, or recommending to another party any transaction or matter addressed on this website.

Third-Party Websites

Our website provides links to third-party websites for your convenience. We do not control these sites and are not responsible for their content. Including these links does not imply any endorsement of the material on such websites.

Authorized Practice of Law

The jurisdictions where our lawyers are licensed to practice are noted in each lawyer’s biography on this website. Any activities for a client outside of a lawyer’s state(s) of licensure are subject to state statutes, professional standards, and court rules. Accordingly, we do not seek, and this website is not intended to solicit, legal engagements in jurisdictions outside of our lawyers’ states of licensure if such arrangements would constitute the unauthorized practice of law in any jurisdiction.

Responsible Lawyer

The Firm lawyer responsible for the content of this website is L. Laban Levy.

Bona Fide Office

The Firm operates bona fide offices at:

Shreveport: 4700 Line Avenue, Suite 200, Shreveport, LA 71106

Alexandria: 1118 3rd Street Alexandria, LA 71301

Lafayette: 2901 Johnston Street, Suite 202, Lafayette, LA 70503


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