Meet Our Team & Your Defense Attorneys

Greg Gouner

Attorney at Law

An attorney for more than 25 years, Greg Gouner practices law across the state of Louisiana. He is licensed both in Louisiana and Texas. A graduate of LSU Law Center, he is a member of the Louisiana Bar Association, Baton Rouge Bar, Louisiana Trial Lawyers, National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, and the American Bar Association, with multiple published Bar Review articles.

Sonya D. Ryland

Of Counsel Attorney at Law

Practicing law since 1990, Sonya D. Ryland focuses primarily on Bankruptcy and Family Law. She has helped hundreds of families and individuals rebuild their financial and personal lives through the legal process. A member of the Louisiana Bar Association, she graduated from Southern Law Center and practices primarily in East Baton Rouge and the surrounding parishes. She worked with Attorney J. Michael Millican, from 1990 to 2003 in a full practice.

Jim Murray

Of Counsel

Jim Murray has been a practicing attorney since 1980 and has been working at the firm as a criminal defense attorney for nearly four years. Prior to practicing criminal defense, he worked as a city prosecutor, an assistant District Attorney in East Baton Rouge Parish, and for the Attorney General’s office. Jim graduated from LSU and also received his J.D. degree from Paul M. Hebert Law Center at LSU. He is currently a member of the Louisiana Bar Association, Public Defender Association, National Association of Public Defender, and the National District Attorney Association.

Ryan Nolan

Attorney at Law

Ryan Nolan has a focus on Bankruptcy, Personal Injury and Labor & Employment Law. Mr. Nolan graduated magna cum laude from the Southern University Law Center in 2016. While at Southern Law Center, Mr. Nolan was a Teaching Assistant for Torts I and Torts II, as well as a Moot Court Board Member. He grew up in Luling, LA, graduating from Hahnsville High School. He attended LSU graduating in 2012 with his undergraduate degree. Mr. Nolan is licensed to practice law statewide, as well as in Federal Courts in the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana.

Jeanise Hill

Legal Assistant

Julie Williams

Bankruptcy Clerk

Bonnie Scott

Receptionist & Filing Clerk