Adoptions to Successions and Everything in Between
2701 Johnston Street, Suite 303
Lafayette, Louisiana 70503
About John W. Tilly
John Wesley Tilly grew up in Scott, Louisiana. He is a 2005 graduate of Louisiana State University, where he studied History and was a member of The Tiger Band. He graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2009 from Southern University Law Center, where he was an associate editor for the Law Review.
John began his clerkship with Gordon McKernan Law Firm (Baton Rouge) in 2008 and was made an Associate upon passing the Bar Exam in 2009. He represented hundreds of clients throughout Louisiana in a variety of cases, including personal injury, Social Security Disability, Workers' Compensation and employment law.
John left McKernan Law Firm in 2013 and became a partner at Keaty & Tilly, where his practice now consists mainly of estate planning, successions, business services and civil litigation. John was recently selected as a Louisiana Super Lawyers Rising Star for 2017-2018 and is a Super Lawyers Top Rated Family Law Lawyer and Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Lafayette.
John is married to Judy Scroggs Tilly, a native of Lake Charles. Together they have four children. He and Judy are active members of Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Broussard where John serves as the Advocate and Membership Director of the Knights of Columbus. John is a tournament chess player and enjoys duck hunting and football.
Bar Admissions and Affiliations
United States Western District Court of Louisiana
State Bar of Louisiana
Lafayette Bar Association
Social Security Administration Registered Appointed Representative
Education and Awards
Areas of Practice
Personal Injury/Social Security Disability Appeals
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