John W. Tilly grew up in Scott, Louisiana. He is a 2005 graduate of Louisiana State University where he studied History and was a member of The Tiger Band. He attended Southern University Law Center where he was an editor for the Law Review. He graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2009.
John began his clerkship with McKernan Law Firm in 2008 and was made an Associate upon passing the Bar exam in 2009. John has personally represented hundreds of clients throughout Louisiana in a variety of personal injury cases, specifically Social Security Disability, Workers' Compensation and auto accidents. His expertise also includes estate planning, wills and successions, family law and criminal law.
John left McKernan Law Firm in 2013 and became a partner at Keaty & Tilly. He is a member of the Louisiana and Lafayette Bar Associations and the Saint Thomas More Society. John was selected as a
Super Lawyers Rising Star 2017-2019 and is a Top Rated Personal Injury Lawyer and Top Rated Family Law Lawyer in Lafayette.
John is married to Judy Scroggs Tilly of Lake Charles, and they have four children. They are active members of Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Broussard where he serves as the Advocate and Membership Director for the Knights of Columbus and is a volunteer for the youth Formation group. In 2020, John was appointed to the Advisory Council for St. Cecilia School.
In his spare time, John enjoys playing chess, watching football, reading, duck hunting and spending time with his family.
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