Attorneys

Attorney: Timothy F. Upton

Mr. Upton started practicing law representing insurance companies. Which included Allstate Insurance Company, Encompass Insurance Company, Imperial Fire and Casualty Insurance Company, Re-Insurance of American and several others. Over this time he received a vast amount of trial experience and won many cases.

Over the years of representing large companies Mr. Upton decided he wanted to represent individuals that were going up against these large insurance companies. In 2004 he started the Upton Law Firm and devoted his life and career to representing the individuals or the little guy. Tim law practice focuses on representing clients in all personal injury matters, and criminal matters.

Education:

Law Degree (Juris Doctor): Loyola Law School New Orleans (2000)
Bachelors Degree: University of Mississippi

Licensed to practice:

All Louisiana State Courts
Federal Courts Eastern District Louisiana
Federal Courts Middle District Louisiana

Memberships:

Louisiana State Bar
New Orleans Bar Association
Covington Bar Association
American Trial Lawyers Association
Louisiana Association for Justice
Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys

Attorney: John C. Halfacre

John Halfacre’s criminal practice started at the Loyola law clinic when he started representing criminal clients while attending law school. Then after law school Mr. Halfacre started working with Tim Upton & Associates representing both criminal and injury clients. As a former federal law enforcement officer with the United States Coast Guard John understands the legal system and what it means to be on both sides of the law.

Education:

Law Degree (Juris Doctor): Loyola Law School New Orleans
Bachelors Degree: Loyola University New Orleans

Licensed to practice:

All Louisiana State Courts
Federal Courts Eastern District Louisiana

Memberships:

Louisiana State Bar
New Orleans Bar Association
Federal Bar Association

Paralegals

Christine B. Kerry

Christine Kerry is the heart of Tim Upton & Associates! Not only has she worked directly with Mr. Upton for over 16 years.

She is a highly experienced paralegal with more knowledge about Louisiana courts, and procedure than many attorneys.

She is an essential part of the law firm and she is the one who knows what’s going on about everything.

Certifications:

Notary Public (2008)

Education:

Paralegal Certification:  Baton Rouge College (2001)
Bachelors Degree:  Southeastern Louisiana University (2007) Criminal Justice

Hannah Elizabeth Bryan

Hannah Bryan is the shining star of Tim Upton & Associates! She was just recently accepted to Southern University Law Center and is doing a great job.

Not only will she be a fantastic attorney but she is already a great paralegal that handles many important tasks for the firm. Hannah has a bright future and we cant wait to see what she can accomplish.

Education:

Juris Doctor: In Progress!
Bachelors Degree: University of Louisiana at Lafayette in Criminal Justice