Kyle Choate is a native of Abbeville, Louisiana, and has been a lifelong resident of the Acadiana area. He joined the Gachassin firm in March of 2020. Kyle attended The University of Louisiana at Lafayette, majoring in Marketing and Legal Studies, and received his Juris Doctorate from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law in 2010.  

Kyle has extensive experience in civil defense litigation, professional liability, general liability, insurance defense, risk assessment, insurance coverage, products liability, municipal liability, workers compensation, maritime defense, and motor carrier defense. His practice is now exclusively devoted to defending health care providers from claims of medical malpractice and general liability. 

Kyle’s professional affiliations include the Lafayette Parish Bar Association, the Lafayette Parish Young Lawyers Association, the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel, and Inn of Court of Acadiana.  

Kyle resides in Lafayette and enjoys supporting the Ragin Cajuns, cooking, and spending time with his retired greyhounds. He is also actively involved in the local arts community and serves on the board of directors for Basin Arts, a local non-profit arts collaborative.