MEET THE ATTORNEYS

Richard A. Tonry, II is a partner in the firm’s Slidell office. Mr. Tonry’s practice focuses primarily on civil and criminal trial practice, real property, successions, and personal injury. Mr. Tonry has extensive litigation experience and has argued before various state and appellate courts, federal district and appellate courts, and the Louisiana Supreme Court. He is licensed to practice in all Louisiana District Courts, Courts of Appeal, the Louisiana Supreme Court, the United States District Courts for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Louisiana, the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.

Raymond J. Brinson is a partner in the firm’s Slidell office. Prior to becoming a licensed attorney, Mr. Brinson worked as a commercial loan officer for the largest bank in Louisiana. Since 2000, Mr. Brinson’s practice has focused on real property and real estate transactions. In 2003 Mr. Brinson founded Patriot Title, a Louisiana Title Company offering real estate closing services to clients throughout Louisiana.

Brian L. Glorioso is the firm’s managing partner. He is a graduate of Loyola Law School, New Orleans, and the University of New Orleans. Additionally, Mr. Glorioso is a fellow of the Loyola Institute of Politics. Mr. Glorioso’s practice focuses on civil litigation, commercial litigation, real property, and successions. He is licensed to practice in all Louisiana District Courts, Courts of Appeal, the Louisiana Supreme Court, the United States District Courts for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Louisiana, the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Glorioso has extensive experience in complex litigation, and has represented national and local clients in Courts across the State of Louisiana. Additionally, Mr. Glorioso has been admitted pro hac vice in Courts in Alabama, Mississippi, and Florida.

Eugene “Gene” J. Hoffman, IV received his Juris Doctorate from Louisiana State University in 1998 and has over 16 years of experience in the real estate and oil & gas industries. Gene has used his legal expertise as a title closing attorney and notary for various financial institutions. After hurricane Katrina, he helped the unfortunate victims by managing several attorneys, processors and acting as a title closing attorney/notary for approximately 200 Road Home sales and grants per day. While engaged in his daily practice, Gene performs title exams and curative work including Tax Sale Redemptions and Acts of Ratification and Correction. He also drafts related legal documents including Sales, HUD Settlement Statements, Grant Documents, Renunciations, Waivers of Right, Indemnity Agreements, Powers of Attorney and Affidavits. With his real estate background and title experience, Gene is an integral part of Patriot Title.

Abel Rugamas has his Juris Doctor from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law in New Orleans, LA and his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from University of New Orleans in New Orleans, LA. He also studied at The University of Vienna School of Law in Vienna, Austria. He has worked for Tonry, Brinson and Glorioso, LLC since 2015.

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