Adras Paul LaBorde III moved to New Orleans in 1st grade with his mother and stepfather and graduated from Jesuit High School. He received a naval scholarship to Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, and then graduated from Vanderbilt in 1988 with degrees in psychology and business. He attended the LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center and graduated in 1992.
Prior to coming to Dudley Debosier, Paul had worked for plaintiff practices in Lafayette, Louisiana, representing individuals, who had been injured in offshore, employment, automobile, and other types of incidents. While in Lafayette, he was a member of the Acadiana Inns of Court. In 2002, Paul moved back to Baton Rouge with his wife and practiced plaintiff and insurance defense litigation. He most recently was a partner with the law firm of Taylor, Wellons, Politz & Duhe representing such clients as Louisiana Farm Bureau and UPS. He is recognized as Distinguished for his professional achievement and high ethical standing by Martindale-Hubbell.
In making the decision to join Dudley Debosier, Paul has focused his practice on the personal contact and communication with individuals whose lives have been adversely affected by the actions of others and on making the commitment to such individuals to assist them through their personal and legal challenges.
Paul is a member of the St. Aloysius Church and School with his wife and two children. He is a committee member of the St. Aloysius Parish Administration Committee overseeing the operation of the activities and operations of the Church and School and is also a Eucharistic minister. He also volunteers his time and efforts to the activities of St. Aloysius Men’s Club and charitable activities.