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The Team

Matthew McGlathery

Attorney

Matthew was born in Natchitoches, LA and moved to Lake Charles when he was young. He attended St. Louis Catholic High School where he played baseball. He then pursued a History Degree at Northwestern State University where he continued his baseball career. Upon graduation, Matthew attended law school at Louisiana State University.

Outside of work, Matthew is an avid sports fan and also enjoys hunting, playing golf, and spending time with family and friends. He is a member of the Children’s Museum Board in Lake Charles and is a little league baseball coach.   Matthew has a deep passion for life and its’ many wonders.  Matthew is one for new experiences and making memories. He is part of a podcast called Who’s Driving Your Car, where he enjoys talking about life and its’ many mysteries with a couple of his good buddies.

Education:

         Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center (Doctor of Law—  J.D.):  2009-2012

        Northwestern State University (Bachelor of Arts)—History: 2006-2009 –Summa Cum Laude

Bar Admissions:

      Louisiana State Courts

      United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana

Associations and Memberships:

     National Trial Lawyers 40 under 40 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers in Louisiana    

     Southwest Louisiana Bar Association

     Louisiana State Bar Association      

     Louisiana Association for Justice

alexandra zaunbrecher

Attorney

Alexandra graduated Magna Cum Laude from Louisiana State University in 2014, with a Bachelor of Science in psychology and a minor in business. She then received the degrees of Juris Doctor and Graduate Diploma in Civil Law in 2017 from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center of Louisiana, graduating Cum Laude. 

 

Alexandra earned Cali Awards in Evidence, Income Tax, Louisiana Civil Procedure II, and UCC Security Devices. 

 

After admission to the Louisiana Bar in 2017, she received the degree of Master of Laws in Taxation from New York University School of Law in 2018, and was admitted to the Texas Bar in 2019. Alexandra was a Senior Associate in the Mergers & Acquisitions Tax Group at KPMG, and worked at Meadows Collier in Dallas and then Sigler Arabie & Cannon in Lake Charles where she has practiced primarily in the areas of estate planning and administration and business transactions.

Alexandra was born and raised in Lake Charles, Louisiana, and is excited to be joining her fiancé, Matthew at McGlathery Law. Alexandra greatly enjoys traveling and being active outdoors. As much as Alexandra loves to be on the go, she loves being home with Matthew and her pups, sipping on a quality cup of coffee.

Practice Areas:
• Estate Administration/Successions
• Business Law
• Estate Planning

Admitted: 2017, Louisiana; 2019, Texas
Law School: Louisiana State University Law Center, J.D. and D.C.L., 2017; NYU School of Law, LL.M. (Master of Laws) in Taxation, 2018

Education: Louisiana State University, B.A., 2014; Paul M. Hebert Law School, J.D./D.C.L. 2017; New York University, Master of Laws in Taxation L.L.M. 2018

Member: Louisiana State Bar Association; State Bar of Texas.

Kaysie PAXTON

paralegal

Kaysie graduated from Delta School of Business and Technology, receiving an associate’s degree.  She has been in the legal field for ten years.

She loves traveling and spending time with her family. Kaysie’s primary goal is to make your experience with McGlathery Law as pleasant as possible.