Why Choose Our Firm?

Aggressive Advocacy. Real Results.

When you’ve been hurt in an accident, the attorney you choose will have a serious impact on your life and your future. You need an advocate who has the experience and the stamina to go up against the deep-pocketed insurance companies. You need a detail-oriented team that will thoroughly analyze your injuries and your case to calculate the full extent of damages. You need a trial-tested litigator who will fight for every single penny you deserve.

Frank Tomeny III
About-Us Frank Tomeny III
Founding Partner

After over 35 years of practicing law, Frank Tomeny III still prides himself on working directly with clients, giving each client the personal attention they deserve.

“What sets me apart is that I’m involved personally in your case,” he said. “I like helping people as opposed to playing the corporate insurance game.”

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James J. Best
About-Us James J. Best
Of Counsel

James J. Best brings 34 years of legal experience to the Tomeny | Best Injury Lawyers — 24 of them as a district court judge.

Born in Baton Rouge, James grew up in Maringouin, a small town in Iberville Parish. His grandmother raised him with a love of music (“I grew up singing,” he said), which inspired him to study music education at the University of Southwestern Louisiana at Lafayette, now known as the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

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Jennifer Alford Kinberger
About-Us Jennifer Alford Kinberger

A native of Alexandria, Louisiana, Jennifer Kinberger has called Baton Rouge home for more than 20 years. She has been an attorney with the Tomeny | Best Injury Lawyers since 2014, after teaching business communication, public speaking, and communication and gender at Louisiana State University.

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Louis Dauterive
About-Us Louis Dauterive

Louis was born and raised in Lafayette, Louisiana, where he graduated from St. Thomas More High School in 2014. Following his graduation, Louis enrolled at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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Riley Tomeny
About-Us Riley Tomeny

Riley grew up in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She attended University Laboratory School where she graduated in 2014. She then attended Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas where she earned her Bachelor of Business Administration in Real Estate Finance from the Cox School of Business and Minored in Law and Legal Reasoning.

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Amber Tran
About-Us Amber Tran

Born and raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and the surrounding area, Amber graduated high school from University Laboratory School and then went on to graduate college down the street at Louisiana State University. Initially dedicated to becoming a pharmacist, she quickly realized the job – and the medical field – was not for her

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Jill Chustz
About-Us Jill Chustz

Born and raised in West Baton Rouge Parish, Jill attended Spencer Draughon Business College after high school and later went on to complete a paralegal studies program at LSU. Upon leaving Dow Chemical Company after 18 years, she embarked on a career in the legal field.

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You Need Tomeny | Best Injury Lawyers.

  • Invaluable Experience

    For more than three decades, our attorneys have been practicing on all sides of personal injury law. Early in his career, firm founder Frank Tomeny worked as a lawyer defending insurance companies in personal injury claims, giving him an insider’s perspective on these cases. Before joining the firm, James J. Best served as a state judge, presiding over countless trials. Our team’s well-rounded legal experience empowers us to fight for you with the defense and judicial perspective in mind.

  • Expert Resources and Professional Network.

    As a dedicated member of the Baton Rouge community and the legal profession, we have strong ties with other attorneys, experts, and authorities in the field. When we take on your case, you can trust that we will pursue every avenue of recovery. Working collaboratively with legal, medical, and financial experts, we will collect extensive evidence and work strategically to build a strong case for you.

  • Personal Touch.

    Our law firm was founded on the principles of integrity, professionalism, and a dedication to client service. As a small firm, we are able to give you the attention you deserve. We take the time to understand the unique challenges and issues you are facing. Our attorneys work directly with you. We answer your calls and emails. We check in to see how you are doing. We care about you, not just your case.

    Please contact us now to learn how we can help with your specific case. The consultation is free, with no obligation to you.

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Choosing an attorney may be the most important decision you ever make. When you contact Tomeny | Best Injury Lawyers, we will listen to your story, go over your legal rights, and answer all your questions. You will leave our meeting knowing that you have made the right decision for you, your future, and your family.



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