Danielle Thompson is the founder of The Thompson Law Office, LLC. Prior to attending law school, Mrs. Thompson worked as an educator for Lafayette Parish School Board serving at risk students. Mrs. Thompson earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Louisiana in 2007 and her Masters Degree in Administration and Leadership in 2010 graduating summa cum laude. During law school, Mrs. Thompson served as a Teacher’s Assistant to law professors both in contracts and obligations. Mrs. Thompson earned her Juris Doctorate Degree from Southern University Law School in 2015 where she graduated cum laude and was admitted to the Louisiana Bar in 2015. In addition, she served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Judge Paul deMahy in the 16th Judicial District Court.
Paul J. DeMahy
Attorney Of Counsel
Paul J. deMahy is of counsel with The Thompson Law Office, LLC. Mr. deMahy joined the firm after serving as Judge of the 16th Judicial District Court for thirty-one years. He is a graduate of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University.
Mr. deMahy engaged in a general legal practice from 1973 through 1986. He handled numerous jury trials, including two capital murder cases. He served as an Assistant Defender and Chief Defender of the 16th Judicial District Public Defenders Office. He served St. Martinville as its City Attorney from 1974 through 1986.
Mr. deMahy serves on the Board of Governors of the American Judges Association.
Attorney Of Counsel
George Bursavich is of counsel at The Thompson Law Office, LLC. A Baton Rouge native, Mr. Bursavich graduated from Louisiana State University in 2012, earning a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology. He then attended Louisiana State University’s Paul M. Hebert Law Center, where he graduated with his Juror’s Doctorate and Graduate Diploma in Comparative Law in 2016.
While in law school, Mr. Bursavich clerked for Liberty Mutual Insurance Company and the Law Office of Clayton, Frugé, & Ward. After being admitted to the Louisiana bar in 2016, Mr. Bursavich served for two years as in-house counsel for a Louisiana construction company. He joined the Thompson Law Office in June of 2018.