Michael T. Johnson


Is a 1981 graduate of Louisiana College and 1984 Cum Laude graduate of Southern University School of Law, at which time he was admitted to practice law. Prior to starting Johnson, Siebeneicher & Ingram, Mr. Johnson was a Special Assistant Attorney General for State of Louisiana, a former Congressional Aide in the U.S. House of Representatives, Law Clerk for the Louisiana State Senate, and a member of the Attorney General’s Special Task Force - Insurance and Civil Litigation Sections. He is also the former City Attorney for Pineville, Louisiana, from 2001 to 2004. He is the past President for the Louisiana City Attorney Association and was appointed by Governor Kathleen Blanco to serve as member of the Louisiana Board of Ethics.

Mr. Johnson is admitted to practice in the Eastern and Middle Federal District courts, as well as the Third Circuit Court of Appeal. He currently serves on the Tort Reform Advisory Committee and holds membership in the following:

  • Alexandria Bar Association
  • Louisiana Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
  • International Association of Defense Counsel
  • Education Law Association
  • City Attorney Division of Louisiana Municipal Association
  • CLM Council On Litigation Management

In addition to his distinguished law career, Mr. Johnson is deeply committed to public service. He is a past President of the Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce, having served as Vice President and Treasurer. He is also the current President of the North Rapides Business and Industry Alliance, Chairman of Rapides Education Committee and past President of the Louisiana Association of Independent Colleges and Universities. He is a former Commissioner of the Louisiana State Police Commission, former Chairman on the Louisiana College Board of Trustees 1996-2000; Founding President of Rapides Children’s Advocacy Center, TREE House Children’s Museum and CASA and former President of the Board of Directors of Renaissance Home for Troubled Youth. He sits on the Boards of Directors for Family Counselling Agency, Christus Cabrini Hospital, Workforce Investment Agency for the Parish of Rapides, State of Louisiana, the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI), Cross Roads Riding Center for Troubled Youth, the Rotary Club of Alexandria, the Salvation Army and the Rapides Symphony. He is a member of the Red Cross Board of Champions and enjoys an appointment to the Community Advisory Committee for LSU Healthcare.

S. Aaron Siebeneicher


Graduated Cum Laude from Louisiana College in 1991 where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. In 1994, he obtained his Juris Doctorate degree from J.D. Loyola University School of Law where he was a member of Phi Delta Phi Fraternity and the Moot Court Staff. Mr. Siebeneicher served as a law clerk for the Honorable B. Dexter Ryland, Judge, Ninth Judicial District, Parish of Rapides, State of Louisiana. He is a member of the Alexandria Bar Association, Louisiana Bar Association, American Bar Association and Federal Bar Association. He is also a member of the Crossroads/Alexandria Inns of Court and the Central Louisiana Claims Association. He is the Human Rights Committee’s Attorney for Louisiana Special Education Center and a member of The Extra Mile. He is a board member of the Central Louisiana Indigent Defender Board, and a Master Mason. Mr. Siebeneicher is admitted to practice in Eastern, Middle and Western Federal District Courts as well as the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal. Mr. Siebeneicher is also President of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Pineville, LA.

Jeffrey S. Ingram


Graduated from Louisiana Tech University in 1993, obtaining a Bachelor of Science degree in Pre-Law. In 1998 he obtained his Juris Doctorate degree graduating Cum Laude at the Southern University School of Law and was admitted to practice law in 1998. He is recognized in the 1996 and 1997 editions of the National Dean’ s List. Mr. Ingram served as a Law Clerk for the Honorable Harry F. Randow, District Judge, Ninth Judicial District Court, Parish of Rapides, State of Louisiana. He is a member of the Alexandria Bar Association, Louisiana Bar Association and American Bar Association as well as the Young Lawyers Division of the Louisiana Bar Association. Mr. Ingram is admitted to practice in the Eastern, Middle and Western Federal District Courts, as well as the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal.

Valerie M. Thompson


Graduated from Nicholls State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration in 1993 and went on to obtain a Masters in Business Administration from Nicholls State University in 1994. In 1997, Mrs. Thompson obtained her Juris Doctorate degree from Mississippi College School of Law. She then moved back to her hometown of Lockport, Louisiana where she became Assistant In-House Counsel for Bollinger Shipyards where, among other things, she assisted outside counsel in their defense of lawsuits for injuries occurring on the premises. Mrs. Thompson eventually used this defense experience when she initially began to work for this firm in 2001. Mrs. Thompson is a member of the Louisiana Bar Association, Young Lawyers, and a former council member and supporter of the Central Louisiana Pro Bono Project. She also serves on the board of directors for the local YWCA. Mrs. Thompson is admitted to practice in all federal court districts in Louisiana, as well as to the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal.

Andrew E. Schaffer


Graduated from the State University College of New York at New Paltz in 1974 with a B.A. in Economics. He received his M.B.A. from the State University of New York at Albany in 1976. In 1982, he obtained his J.D. from Louisiana State University, where he was a member of the Moot Court Board. Mr. Schaffer served as law clerk to the Hon. Jimmy M. Stoker, Louisiana Third Circuit Court of Appeal (1983-1984) , and to the Hon. Lewis O. Lauve, Judge, Louisiana Ninth Judicial District Court, Rapides Parish (1984-1985). From 1985 to January 2011, he practiced, first as an associate and later as a partner, with the law firm of Provosty, Sadler, deLaunay, Fiorenza & Sobel in Alexandria, Louisiana. He is a former member of the American Inns of Court of Alexandria-Pineville (Master Bencher), and the Central Louisiana Pro Bono Project (Board of Directors: 2001-2003 and 2005-2007). From 1990 - 2009 he served as a volunteer with the United Way of Central Louisiana (Board Member, Allocations Committee Chair, Allocations Redesign Committee, Strategic Planning Committee, Allocations Committee). Mr. Schaffer currently serves as a Hearing Committee Member for the Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board, and from 2001-2007 previously served as a Hearing Committee Chair and Member. He is a certified mediator, and has been an arbitrator for the Louisiana State Bar Association Alternate Dispute Program. He is a member of the Alexandria Bar Association (Executive Committee 1999-2001 and 2005-2007), Louisiana State Bar Association, the American Bar Association, and the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel. He is admitted to practice in all State and Federal Courts in Louisiana and in the U. S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal.

James "Duncan" McKeithen


Graduated from the University of Louisiana Monroe in 1999 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. In 2004, Mr. McKeithen earned his Juris Doctorate Degree from Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center and was admitted to the Louisiana Bar in October 2004. He was employed at the Law Firm of Stafford, Stewart & Potter from August 2004 through August 2013. In August of 2013 he joined Johnson Siebeneicher & Ingram. Practice areas include personal injury defense and insurance defense. Mr. McKeithen is admitted to the Louisiana State Bar Association and the Alexandria Bar Association.