Waters Kraus & Paul, a leading national plaintiffs’ firm, is delighted to welcome esteemed Louisiana plaintiffs’ attorney Lawrence Gettys to our firm.
Lawrence has deep roots in Louisiana and has represented thousands throughout its parishes including those with mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases, as well as those engaged in premises and product liability and toxic tort matters. His addition enhances our firm’s breadth and our commitment to excellence in complex civil litigation.
Lawrence Gettys is an accomplished trial lawyer who serves as of counsel at Waters Kraus & Paul in the firm’s Baton Rouge, Louisiana office. Lawrence’s practice focuses on asbestos exposure cases, as well as premises liability, product liability, and toxic tort matters. Lawrence has practiced across the state of Louisiana for over 20 years and has presented arguments on behalf of clients in hundreds of hearings. He has also tried numerous cases resulting in significant victories for his clients.
Lawrence received his bachelor’s degree with honors from the University of Mississippi. He was awarded his Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, from the Southern University Law Center. While in law school, Lawrence served on the Moot Court Board where he was awarded the Best Brief and his group won Best Team. Active in the legal community, Lawrence is a member of the American Association for Justice, the American Bar Association, the Baton Rouge Bar Association, the Louisiana Association for Justice, and the Texas Trial Lawyers Association. Lawrence has been admitted to practice law by the State Bar of Louisiana and the State Bar of Texas.