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A Skilled Shreveport, Louisiana, Lawyer

From our offices in Shreveport, we represent clients throughout northern Louisiana, including the communities of Bossier, Mansfield, Homer, Benton, and Minden; and Caddo, Bossier, Desoto, Webster, and Claiborne Parishes, in the following areas of law:

Oil & Gas Transactions

Since 1970, The Law Office of G. Warren Thornell, A.P.L.C. has maintained an active practice dealing with all aspects of exploration, development, and production associated with oil and gas throughout northern Louisiana. Our practice represents landowners, independent oil operators, major and mid-sized oil and gas companies, geophysical companies, and engineering companies.

Oil & Gas Title Examination

With a team of highly professional and experienced abstractors and landmen on call, our firm has the ability to search pertinent courthouse records and move quickly on a proposed drillsite title examination request. We have accumulated a vast archive of abstracts and prior title opinions covering several parishes throughout northern Louisiana, and these serve as a ready basis for further title examination should the need arise.

Oil & Gas Litigation

The law firm has successfully litigated cases concerning whether an oil and gas well has produced in paying quantities, particularly for marginally producing wells, and has acted as counsel of record for both plaintiffs and defendants in addressing these types of questions. In fact, Mr. Thornell litigated Ben G. O’Neal and Sally Adrienne O’Neal Webb v. JLH Enterprises, Inc., et al, 862 So.2d 1021 (La.App.2Cir 2003), a landmark case in this area of law.

Commercial Real Estate

The due diligence that is required in any real estate transaction is particularly important in sales of commercial property. G. Warren Thornell brings more than three decades of experience in real estate law, including all aspects of real estate development, sale and purchase, environmental compliance, and related litigation.

Real Estate Litigation

Because of the rich natural resources beneath northern Louisiana, boundary disputes and cases of adverse possession potentially involve large amounts of money and often involve litigation. Successful resolution requires the extensive experience and depth of knowledge that we offer at The Law Office of G. Warren Thornell, A.P.L.C..

DUI Defense

Louisiana takes driving-under-the-influence (DUI) cases very seriously, especially following multiple offenses. Third and fourth DUI convictions are felonies, subject to substantial fines and jail time. If you get a fourth DUI or DWI conviction, you face a thirty-year prison sentence. In addition to providing a strong defense in your present DUI case, we will go back and look at your previous drunk-driving offenses. Those earlier convictions can be quashed if the judge did something that thwarted your rights, such as failing to inform you of the minimum and maximum penalties.

Federal Drug Charges

Obtaining the best outcome in a federal drug case requires a lawyer with extensive experience in the federal court system. Attorney G. Warren Thornell has been in practice since 1970, and he has tried criminal defense cases in both the U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana and the U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana.

Serious Felonies

We defend people accused of serious felonies and capital charges, including fraud, armed robbery, rape, homicide, manslaughter, negligent homicide, vehicular homicide, and first- and second-degree murder charges. Attorney G. Warren Thornell has represented clients in more than sixty criminal jury trials in state and federal court. He also sits as first chair on a panel of death-qualified attorneys for capital cases throughout Louisiana.

Wills, Estate Planning, & Succession

Estate planning means more than planning for the distribution of your property to your heirs upon your death. You can also protect your assets while you are living. Attorney G. Warren Thornell creates a complete set of estate-planning documents to meet your needs and the needs of your family.

If you have a legal question or concern about any of these areas of law, we invite you to contact attorney G. Warren Thornell today.

Office Location

The Law Office of G. Warren Thornell, A.P.L.C.

5925 Line Avenue, Suite 5, Shreveport, Louisiana 71106
Phone: (318) 869-2900
Fax: (318) 869-2999

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