Areas of Practice

Gatti & Merckle are dedicated to focusing on meeting the diverse legal needs of their clients. With an office in Bossier City, Gatti & Merckle offers a free initial consultation in all matters and represents clients with the following legal concerns:

Family Law

Families face numerous matters that often require legal attention. Family law matters can be extremely emotional and stressful. Let us help take the stress away from you and your family. Whether you are thinking of filing for divorce, need help with child custody or child support, or facing community property division disputes, Gatti & Merckle offers the diligent representation you deserve.

Personal Injury

Personal injuries can happen from any number of situations from auto accidents to slip and fall injuries. If you are a victim of someone else’s negligence, then you should rely on the personal injury experience of Gatti & Merckle.

Traumatic Brain Injury

Medical and scientific research for brain injuries evolves everyday. Gatti & Merckle understands the complexity of brain injury litigation. Through experience and success, Gatti & Merckle has the ability to form a team of highly qualified medical and legal experts who not only keep up with the latest breakthroughs in brain injury science, but also work tirelessly to give your case the attention it deserves.

Car Accident

The physical, financial, and emotional aftermath of a car wreck can be extremely traumatic. Gatti & Merckle will help you determine if you have a viable case, and if so, will work to get your medical bills paid, recover your lost wages, and ensure the insurance companies compensate your future medical care.

Workers' Compensation

Every job has risks. Back injuries, broken bones, concussions, carpal tunnel syndrome, and oftentimes a short-term or permanent disability can affect a worker’s ability to perform. Gatti & Merckle understands how to work with the insurance companies who try to deny the benefits you deserve.

Oilfield Accident

Drilling activity in Louisiana is extremely high. This demand for oil and natural gas translates to an increased demand for crews who work long hours with dangerous equipment. Gatti & Merckle advocates for the safety of oilfiled workers and understands the importance of safety and abiding by the federal regulations that are necessary to protect you against the dangers of a high-risk occupation. If you have been injured on the job, Gatti & Merckle’s experienced, hands-on team can help you obtain the compensation you deserve.

Criminal Defense

If you or a loved one has been charged with a crime, an experienced defense attorney is vital. Gatti & Merckle has the knowledge and tenacity to represent you or your loved one in many aspects of criminal defense.

Wills & Successions

Planning ahead is important not only for you, but also for your family. Whether you need to draft a will, living will, power of attorney, or open a loved one’s succession, Gatti & Merckle has the experience to help you plan for the future.

Business Formation

Thinking about starting a business? Gatti & Merckle can make it easy. Gatti & Merckle has the experience and the “know how” as small business owners to guide you through each step of forming your own corporation.

Please call (318) 752-1012 for an appointment or send us an email at If you send an email and do not receive a response within 24 hours, then please call our office.

Conveniently located at the corner of Shed Road and Benton Road in Bossier City. Our 10,000 square foot office space has 70 free parking spots.

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