Roger Burgess

Baggett McCall & Burgess
3006 Country Club Rd
Lake Charles, LA 70605
(337) 478-8888

Personal History:

Roger G. Burgess has been a partner at Baggett McCall since 1986. Keeping with the Baggett McCall tradition, Roger prepares all of his cases for trial and will usually only settle when he can assure his client receives optimal value.

Roger has a number of specialties but like all of the Baggett McCall staff, he takes pride in his ability to help those who have been hurt and are in need of someone to stand up for them in court. His other areas of practice include criminal law, product liability, negligence, and medical malpractice in Louisiana and Texas.

Areas of Practice:

General Negligence
Maritime Personal Injury
Medical Malpractice
Products Liability
Toxic Torts
Trials & Appeals

Litigation Percentage:

100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions:

Louisiana, 1978
Texas, 1994


Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1976
Louisiana State University, 1973, B.S.
Major: Political Science

Representative Cases:

Bernadette Aaron, et al vs. Lake Charles Stevedoring, 876 F.2d 1157



Professional Associations and Memberships:

Southwest Louisiana Bar Association
Louisiana State Bar Association
American Bar Association
American Association for Justice, 1988-1994, President's Advisory Council
American Association for Justice, 1994- Present, Board of Governors
Louisiana Bar Foundation
Roscoe Pound Foundation