405 W College Street

Lake Charles, LA  70605

Telephone: 337-439-1233

Fax: 337-439-0911

Van C. Seneca  van@seneca-atty.com

Rachel M. Dayries  rachel@seneca-atty.com


We assist our clients with a variety of civil legal issues, including:

Firm Overview

We are a general civil law firm in Lake Charles, Louisiana providing quality legal services and adhering to high ethical standards.

Van C. Seneca, LLC

Attorneys at Law

Attorneys

Van C. Seneca


Mr. Seneca received his law degree from LSU Law School in 1989, clerked for Federal Judge Jim Trimble for one year, practiced with a Lake Charles firm for 9 years and then started this office.  In addition to the traditional practice of law, Mr. Seneca has also provided corporate guidance through serving on the boards of both business corporations and non-profit corporations.

 

Rachel M. Dayries 


Ms. Dayries received her law degree from Northwestern University School of Law in Chicago.  She and Mr. Seneca began practicing together during 2014. Ms. Dayries’ efforts are primarily concentrated on real estate transactions and estate proceedings.

Both Mr. Seneca and Ms. Dayries are admitted to practice in Louisiana and Texas. 



  • Litigation in state and federal courts

  • Real estate transactions and issuing title insurance policies in accordance with the Best Practices guidelines adopted by the American Land Title Association and the regulations adopted by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

  • Commercial and business transactions or contracts

  • Business disputes

  • Forming legal entities and providing guidance for operating them within legal guidelines.

  • Preparing wills and trusts

  • Estate or Succession proceedings

  • Protecting creditors' rights through local and bankruptcy courtsProviding litigation and dispute resolution services related to injuries, estate matters, and business disputes

  • Closing real estate transactions and issuing title insurance policies in accordance with the Best Practices guidelines adopted by the American Land Title Association and the regulations adopted by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

  • Forming and providing guidance for operating legal entities.

  • Preparing wills and trusts

  • Coordinating estate proceedings

  • Protecting creditors’ rights through local and bankruptcy courts