Mrs. Falgoust is a Louisiana native. Prior to joining Arcadia, Mrs. Falgoust was an associate attorney with the law firm of Duplass Zwain Bourgeois Pfister & Weinstock in Metairie, Louisiana. She specialized in commercial litigation and insurance defense including personal injury defense, products liability, environmental litigation, and construction defect cases. Prior to joining Duplass, she served as a law clerk to the Honorable Karen Wells Roby, United States Magistrate Judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana.
Education / Background:
Mrs. Falgoust graduated from Loyola University of New Orleans College of Law with a Juris Doctorate, magna cum laude, as a William Crowe Scholar, in the top 8% of her class. She served as Oralist and Coach on Loyola’s nationally ranked Moot Court Team as well as a member of the Journal of Public Interest Law. Mrs. Falgoust also graduated summa cum laude from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, where she was one of the valedictorians of her graduating class. She was named the Outstanding Graduate of the College of Liberal Arts and the Department of English. She was also named the University’s Phi Beta Kappa graduate. She served as the President of Kappa Delta Sorority and Senate Chair of the Student Government Association, among other honors. She earned the Corre Anding Stegall Leadership Award, (one of 8 awarded in the US) for dedication to philanthropic endeavors and the advancement of women. She was one of only four national recipients of the Kappa Delta Founders’ Scholarship.
- Legal: Federal Bar Association – Young Lawyers Division Board of Directors; American Bar Association – Insurance and Entertainment Law Sections; Louisiana State Bar Association; St. Thomas More Inn of Court; Blue Goose Order
- Insurance: Louisiana Association of Self-Insured Employers – Conference Committee; Mississippi Association of Self Insured; Louisiana Claims Association; New Orleans Claims Association
- Junior League of New Orleans
Hobbies / Interests:
Mrs. Falgoust is a recording artist, songwriter, producer, and owner of an independent record label and publishing company. She is married to fellow New Orleans attorney, Luke Falgoust and is the proud mother of a furry friend. Being a structured settlement recipient herself, she personally understands the value and benefits associated with the structured settlement industry.