Marla Mitchell Abel


contact information

phone: 985-446-8451
direct: 985-446-8451
fax: 985-447-3004

211 West Fifth Street
Thibodaux, La 70301-3199


Marla Mitchell Abel is an associate in the Thibodaux office. She graduated with cum laude honors from Georgia Southern University in 2008 with a B.S. in Justice Studies and a minor in Psychology. She received her Juris Doctor, cum laude, in 2011 from Mississippi College School of Law. Marla completed coursework towards her Juris Doctor at Tulane University. During law school, she was a member of the Moot Court Board and completed an externship with the staff attorney’s office at the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in New Orleans. She has served as a law clerk for the 17th Judicial District Court in Thibodaux.


Georgia Southern University, B.S. in Justice Studies and minor in Psychology, 2008
Mississippi College School of Law, Juris Doctor, 2011
Tulane University, visiting student, Spring 2011
Admitted to the Bar: Louisiana, 2011

professional associations

Louisiana Bar Association House of Delegates
Lafourche Bar Association

areas of practice