Allison M. Ackal

John A. Jeansonne Jr.


Allison M. Ackal is a lifelong resident of the Lafayette area.  In 2005, she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communication with a concentration in Advertising from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.  At UL, she was a member of the Honor’s Program, was named to the Dean’s List, and was named outstanding graduate in Advertising by the Mass Communication Department.  In 2008, she received her Juris Doctorate from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, where she was involved with the Women’s Law Association and the St. Thomas More Law Society.  Her current main areas of practice are insurance defense and coverage, including premises liability and automobile accidents, among other general civil matters.  In addition to insurance defense, Allison has handled municipal defense, municipal general legal advice, and policy drafting.  She is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association and the Lafayette Bar Association, and is admitted to practice in all State and Federal courts in Louisiana.  She is married to Gabriel Ackal, Jr. and they have two children.