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Thomas Joseph DeJean


Location: Opelousas, LA

Phone: 337-948-9066

Fax: 337-948-3205

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Thomas J. DeJean was born and raised in Opelousas, Louisiana. He is a Partner of DeJean & Leger, LLC and has been practicing law for over 30 years. He devotes 100% of his practice to litigation representing injured people and their families, focused primarily on personal injury claims, including automobile accidents, 18 wheeler trucking accidents, motorcycle accidents, workers compensation/on the job accidents, offshore injuries and fire, explosion and electrocution accidents.

Mr. DeJean is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association and the St. Landry Parish Bar Association.

Tommy and his wife, Cindy, are parents of one son, Silas.

Areas Of Practice

  • Automobile, 18 Wheeler Trucking and Motorcycle Accidents
  • Worker’s Compensation Claims/On the Job Accidents
  • Wrongful Death
  • Offshore Injuries/Fire, Explosion And Electrocution Injuries
  • Social Security Disability Claims

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 1982
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana, 1982
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana, 1982
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana, 1990
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1982


  • Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • J.D. – 1982
  • University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado
    • B.A.
    • Major: Economics

Representative Clients

  • Injured Workers and Their Families
  • Indigent Defense Board, 1987-2010

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Louisiana State Bar Association, 1982 to Present
  • St. Landry Parish Bar Association, President, Vice-President and Secretary-Treasurer, 1982 to Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Dejean, Dejean, Leger & Mouret, Partner, 1982 to 2000

Pro Bono Activities

  • St. Landry Parish Tourist Commission, 2012 to Present
  • Westminster Christian High School, Swim Coach, 2009 to Present