Roger G. Burgess

Lake Charles, Louisiana

Phone: 337-478-8888
Toll Free: 800-639-2524
Fax: 337-478-8946

Roger Burgess

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

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