Defense Support Staff


Paula Scamardo has been with the Gachassin Law Firm since 2019 as a paralegal. She graduated from Nicholls State University with an Associate’s Degree in Liberal Arts (Paralegal Studies) in 1985. She has extensive legal experience stretching over 35 years.

Paula was born, raised, and currently lives in Thibodaux. She and her husband, Johnny, have been married for over 18 years, and they have a daughter, Isabella. Most of her family, including her mother and sisters, live in Thibodaux, and her brother’s family is in Baton Rouge. 

She and her family enjoy traveling out of state to visit her husband’s family in Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Mississippi. They also enjoy spending time with and spoiling their dog, Chole, and Bella’s new kitten, Millie. Paula likes to craft in her spare time, along with cheering on Nicholls State and LSU.