Rachel M. Koonce – Paralegal to Steven Broussard
Rachel has been a paralegal at Broussard & Hart for 14 years. A Sulphur native, she graduated from Sulphur High School and went on to obtain her degree in Paralegal Studies from McNeese State University. Rachel enjoys her work as it gives her an opportunity to help people through what can be a traumatic experience. Having 27 years of experience in the legal field and being a natural encyclopedia, Rachel is the firm’s “go-to” paralegal for the staff’s questions. Outside of work Rachel enjoys spending time with family, reading, and is an avid LSU baseball and LSU & Notre Dame football fan.
Linda Raynor – Paralegal to Aaron Broussard
Linda graduated from LaGrange High School and attended McNeese State University before having a very successful career as a paralegal. Working in the legal field for over 35 years, and specifically for Broussard & Hart for 6 years, Linda brings a wealth of legal knowledge to the firm. Linda says what she enjoys most about being a paralegal is the satisfaction you feel when you assist a client to a successful outcome of their case. In her spare time, Linda enjoys spending time with her grandchildren and shopping.
According to Linda: “Aaron has such a dedication to doing the absolute best job possible for the clients.”
Emily Guillotte – Paralegal to Aaron Broussard
Emily Guillotte graduated from Westlake High School in 2010. She then graduated Magna Cum Laude from McNeese State University in 2013 with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and an Associate’s degree in Paralegal Studies. When she isn’t busy at work she likes to spend as much time as possible with her friends and family. She also loves to watch sports with her husband and is our resident Seattle Seahawks fan.
According to Emily: “One of the most important things I noticed about Aaron when I started working for him is his strong communication with his clients. He makes certain his clients are aware of what is going on with their case every step of the way.”
Catherine Johnson – Paralegal to Randall E. Hart
Catherine is a graduate of Westlake High School, and has a Bachelor’s degree in History from McNeese State University. She enjoys her job because she feels the staff at Broussard & Hart is very caring and loves that everyday has a new challenge. The firm benefits from Catherine’s impressive natural skill of research. Outside of work, Catherine likes to watch sports, and spend time with family and friends.
According to Catherine: “Randall’s engineering background and commitment to truth set him apart.”
Sharyn Schmitz – Discovery Paralegal
Sharyn holds a B.A. and M.A. in history from Louisiana State University. She taught world history at Baton Rouge Community College and is a published author with numerous mythic fantasy titles in her bibliography. When she’s not spending time with her children and losing at one of their numerous board games, she enjoys reading, creating new worlds for her readers to delve into, and re-watching Parks and Recreation for what her friends insist is at least the millionth time.
Phil Darby – Case Manager
Phil was born in Sulphur, LA. He graduated from Sulphur High School and then went on to attend McNeese State University and earned a Bachelor’s degree in General Business. Phil worked for State Farm Insurance for over 30 years as a claims specialist. Phil’s experience in the auto claims field has been very valuable in helping our clients receive the compensation they deserve! When Phil is not working at Broussard & Hart, he enjoys camping with friends, playing golf, and spending time with family. He also is an avid follower of McNeese and LSU sports.
Colleen Morris Boutte – Receptionist
Colleen graduated from Lake Charles Boston High School, and attended McNeese State University. Although a recent addition to the Broussard & Hart family, she has already endeared herself to our clients- we are constantly receiving compliments on her welcoming nature! Colleen loves the experience and feels as though she learns so much everyday. In her spare time, Colleen enjoys reading inspirational books, bike rides, listening to music, as well as spending time with her husband, family, and friends.
Tiffany Sonnier – Accounting
Tiffany is a graduate of South Cameron High School and has over 20 years of experience in the Medical Billing and Coding Industry. Tiffany’s experience crunching numbers makes her a perfect fit for our bookkeeping needs while providing the firm with more resources in the Medical Billing and Coding area. The firm benefits greatly from her multitasking skills and attention to detail.
Outside of work, Tiffany enjoys cheering on her kids in their various sports and the Grand Lake Hornets. She and her husband enjoy hunting, fishing, crabbing and having fun with family and friends.
Woody Daigle – Marketing Manager
Woody is a graduate of Sulphur High School and has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English from Louisiana State University. He enjoys his job because it allows him to interact with the people of SWLA which he considers some of the finest people you can find anywhere. Woody brings an array of experience to the firm having worked in many industries including Healthcare, Chemical, and Travel/Film. When he’s not at work he is chasing his three children around various sporting venues watching gymnastics, baseball, and soccer.