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Experienced Attorney Serving North Louisiana

Russell A. Woodard, Jr. and the rest of the RAWLAW staff are skilled and experienced in a wide array of complex litigation, primarily personal injury. So, if you have suffered a personal injury and need a lawyer or attorney in Ruston, Grambling, Monroe, West Monroe, Farmerville, Sterlington, Choudrant, Calhoun, Bernice, Chatham, Rayville, Arcadia, Dubach, Richwood, Downsville, Bastrop, Simsboro, Minden, Bossier, Shreveport, or anywhere else across the State of Louisiana, then Russell A. Woodard, Jr. and the RAWLAW staff can assist you and your family in obtaining compensation.

Personal Injury 

  • Car Wrecks and Truck Accidents: Russell A. Woodard, Jr. is a lawyer who delivers real results to people who have been injured or hurt in car accidents, big-rig truck wrecks and motorcycle accidents. Head-on collisions, rear-end wrecks, or T-Bone accidents – RAWLAW can handle it all.

  • Wrongful Death: Losing a loved one due to the negligence of another is so unexpected that it often leaves those involved shocked with grief. While the legal system will not bring your loved one back, Russell A. Woodard, Jr. is an attorney who will passionately fight to ensure justice for the departed and financial security for those who have been left behind.

  • Slip / Trip & Fall Accidents: Property owners in Louisiana are responsible for maintaining, inspecting and repairing their property to ensure that it is free from unreasonably dangerous conditions. This rule applies to falls at homes, trips at apartments, drownings at swimming pools, injuries at construction site accidents, and more. These are often tough cases that many attorneys shy away from – but not at RAWLAW. Indeed, Russell A. Woodard, Jr. is a lawyer with a proven track record of recovery for special damages (medical bills, lost wages) and general damages (pain/suffering) in slip/fall and trip/fall accidents.

  • Nursing Home Neglect: When your loved ones are in their most vulnerable conditions, their caregivers shoulder a heavy and important responsibility. Unfortunately, the sad reality is that nursing home abuse and nursing home neglect occurs on a frequent basis. Signs include physical neglect, verbal assault and emotional abuse. Other indicators are untimeliness, poor communication and unsanitary living conditions. At RAWLAW, Russell A. Woodard, Jr. is an attorney with a well-established history of holding these nursing companies financially responsible.

  • Defective Products: If a manufacturer knows or should know about an unreasonably dangerous defect in its product, then it should be held liable. Russell A. Woodard, Jr. is a lawyer who has personally and successfully battled against some of the biggest product manufacturers.


  • Disputes between companies, shareholders and third-parties
  • Class action litigation
  • Shareholder derivative suits

Mineral Rights

  • Claims for royalties, penalties, dissolution, attorney fees and interest
  • Disputes by and between oil/gas operators, landmen and mineral lessors
  • Claims for breach-of-contract and trespass

Banks/Financial Institutions

  • Foreclosure proceedings in executory process
  • Contested ordinary litigation
  • Proceedings against insurance carriers when coverage has been wrongly denied 

Civil Rights

  • Free speech/1st Amendment claims
  • Wrongful discrimination suits (age, race, gender and disability)
  • Sec. 1983 excessive force claims


  • Claims for wages, penalties and attorney fees
  • Non-competition and non-solicitation agreements
  • Breach of contract 
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