Kyle Barnett Apr. 27, 2015, 4:24pm


GRETNA – A Gretna-based law firm is suing a client who hired the firm to represent him a in a divorce after he allegedly failed to fully pay.

Beevers & Beevers LLP filed suit against James M. Jackson in the 24th Judicial District Court on March 12.

Beevers & Beevers asserts that on Dec. 14, 2009 Jackson retained the firm as legal counsel in divorce proceedings. The plaintiff claims the defendant agreed to pay $250 per hour for attorneys and $125 per hour for law clerks to work on his case. Beevers & Beevers alleges that despite requests, Jackson has refused to fully pay.

The defendant is accused of breach of contract.

Damages in the amount of $2,107.79 is sought by the plaintiff.

Beevers & Beevers is represented by Shayna Lynn Beevers of Gretna-based Beevers & Beevers LLP.

The case has been assigned to Division M Judge Henry G. Sullivan Jr.

Case no. 747-610.

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