Anzelmo, Thomas P. Jr.
Thomas P. Anzelmo
Attorney James M. Garner

Thomas P. Anzelmo

  • Of Counsel

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Thomas P. Anzelmo, Jr., Of Counsel with the firm, was born in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1971.  He attended college at Louisiana State University and received Bachelor of Arts degrees in both Political Science and History.  Mr. Anzelmo obtained his Juris Doctor degree from Loyola University in New Orleans in 1999.

Mr. Anzelmo presently is admitted to the Louisiana bar, and is also admitted to practice before all United States District Courts in Louisiana, the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.  He has experience in arguing before state and federal courts throughout Louisiana as well as in alternative dispute resolution.  Mr. Anzelmo also served five years as Magistrate for the City of Harahan and was appointed by Jefferson Parish Councilman Paul Johnston to serve on the Jefferson Parish Charter Advisory Board to assist in the decennial review of the Jefferson Parish Home Rule Charter.  Mr. Anzelmo also enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter.

Mr. Anzelmo’s legal experience includes the areas of general civil litigation, commercial litigation, construction litigation, insurance defense, premises liability, transportation litigation, environmental litigation, governmental liability, and mental health law.  He is a member of the Louisiana State, Jefferson and New Orleans Bar Associations and the Defense Research Institute.  In addition to his private practice, Mr. Anzelmo is an Executive Board member and Treasurer of the Judge John C. Boutall American Inns of Court and an Executive Board member of Crimefighters, Louisiana’s largest pro bono organization dedicated to victim’s rights.

Professional Associations

  • Louisiana State Bar Association, Member, 2000 to Present
  • Jefferson Bar Association, Member, 2000 to Present
  • New Orleans Bar Association, 2000 to Present
  • Judge John C. Boutall American Inns of Court, 2003 to Present
  • Defense Research Institute, 2007 to Present

Past Positions

  • City of Harahan, City Attorney, 2015
  • City of Harahan, Magistrate, 2009 – 2014
  • Mickey S. deLaup, APLC, Attorney, 2014
  • Neuner Pate, Associate, 2013 – 2014
  • Johnson, Johnson, Barrios & Yacoubian, Associate, 2007 – 2013
  • Maginnis & Hurley, Associate, 2005 – 2007
  • Law Office of Salvador Anzelmo, Attorney, 2000 – 2005
  • Hon. Henry G. Sullivan, Jr., Judicial Law Clerk, 1999 – 2000

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Crimefighters of Louisiana, Inc. – Executive Board

Practice Areas

  • General Civil Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Premises Liability
  • Transportation Litigation
  • Environmental Litigation
  • Governmental Liability
  • Mental Health Law


  • Loyola University New Orleans School of Law, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • J.D. - 1999
  • Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • B.A. - 1996
    • Major: Political Science
    • Major: History

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 2000
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2010
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 2000
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana, 2000
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana, 2000
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana, 2000