D'AQUILA, CONTRERAS & VEGA, APLC. A Professional Law Corporation, is a regional law firm located in Kenner, Louisiana. The firm traces its roots to Judge Adrian Duplantier who formed the firm in the early 1950s and subsequently served as a District Court Judge in Orleans Parish, Louisiana, and a Federal Judge in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. In 1975, Edward J. DeMartini moved the firm to Kenner, Louisiana. Roy M. D'Aquila joined the firm in 1979, suceeding Edward J DeMartini. Mr. D'Aquila served as managing partner from 1998 until his untimley death in January 2012.
Even though the firm has a suburban location, it has represented some of the largest businesses in the Greater New Orleans area, and many national clients as well as hundreds of individuals needing legal representation. The firm represents clients in the areas of Business Representation, Commercial Litigation, Creditors Rights & Bankruptcy, Collections, Seizures, Personal Injury and Will, Trusts & Successions. Attorneys in the firm have practiced before most Federal and State Courts located in Louisiana. In addition, the firm has represented clients before various municipal, parish, and state boards and agencies in planning, zoning, and real estate development matters.
Throughout the years, the firm has employed many associates and dedicated staff members consisting of legal assistants, paralegals, and departmental administrators.