Our Lawyers

  • Herschel C. "Bo" Adcock, Jr.

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    Herschel C. Adcock, Jr. was born on July 13, 1960 in Monroe, Louisiana and has resided in Baton Rouge, Louisiana for more than 45 years. He opened his private practice in 1989, which is now known as The Law Offices of Herschel C. Adcock, Jr.

    Herschel C. Adcock, Jr. received his Bachelor of Science degree from Louisiana State University in 1983 and his Juris Doctor degree from Louisiana State University in 1986. He is admitted to the Louisiana State Bar, the United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, and the United States District Court for the Middle, Western and Eastern Districts of Louisiana.

    Professional memberships are maintained in the Louisiana State Bar Association, American Legal and Financial Network (AFN), Mortgage Banking Association (MBA), Louisiana Mortgage Banking Association (LBA), and the National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys (NARCA).

    Mr. Adcock is a member of Parkview Baptist Church and former President of the Southeast Kiwanis Club of Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

  • Joseph Paul Rumage, Jr.

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    Paul received a Bachelor of Arts from Northwestern University in 1979. He returned to his hometown of New Orleans and obtained his Juris Doctorate from Tulane University in 1982. He practiced with the firm McTernan, Parr & Rumage until 1988 when he opened his own office in New Orleans. Mr. Rumage relocated his practice to Baton Rouge after Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

    Mr. Rumage joined the Law Offices of Herschel C. Adcock, Jr. in 2013. Mr. Rumage’s practice concentrates in the areas of bankruptcy and civil litigation. Mr. Rumage is admitted to practice before the Louisiana Supreme Court and all Louisiana state courts, the Fifth Circuit for the United States Court of Appeals, and the United States District Courts and Bankruptcy Courts for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Louisiana.

    Paul maintains memberships with the Louisiana State Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association, and the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys. He has addressed the Small Firms and Solo Practitioners Section of the Louisiana State Bar Association on Chapter 13 practice. He also provides in-house training to mortgage company clients on bankruptcy issues.

    Paul is a member and lay Eucharistic Minister of the St. Francis Episcopal Church in Denham Springs, Louisiana. He is a mentor for the “Education for Ministry” program of Sewanee University.

  • Corey Giroir

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    Corey Giroir was born on November 1, 1984 in Houma, Louisiana. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree magna cum laude from Nicholls State University in 2006 and his Juris Doctor from Loyola University New Orleans in 2010.

    Corey joined The Law Offices of Herschel C. Adcock, Jr. in 2012 after gaining experience in both insurance defense and foreclosure law. Corey is admitted in all Louisiana state courts and frequently travels the state representing the firm’s mortgage banking clients. Corey focuses his practice on default resolution and real estate litigation.

    Corey and his wife attend St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Plaquemine, LA.

  • Maro Petkovich Jr.

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    Maro Petkovich, Jr. was born on January 17, 1986 in Marrero, Louisiana. He received his Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Louisiana State University in 2008. He received his Juris Doctor and Graduate Diploma in Civil Law from Louisiana State University Law Center in 2011.

    Mr. Petkovich was admitted to the Louisiana State Bar and received his Notary Public license in 2011. He was admitted to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and the United States District Court for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Louisiana in 2013. He is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association and the National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys (NARCA). He came to the Law Offices of Herschel C. Adcock, Jr. in 2013 after previously practicing in New Orleans.

    Mr. Petkovich is a member of the Catholic Church. He is also a member of the Croatian American Society (CAS). The son of a Croatian immigrant, he maintains strong ties to Plaquemines Parish and the oyster harvesting industry located there.

  • Patricia A. Blankenbaker

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    Patricia A. Blankenbaker was born December 27, 1965 in DeRidder, Louisiana. She received an Associates degree in Paralegal Studies and a Bachelor of Arts degree from McNeese State University. After working as a Real Estate Paralegal for 16 years, she left the workforce to attend law school in 2008.

    In 2011, she received her Juris Doctor degree from Southern University Law Center. She was the recipient of the CALI Award for excellence for both Real Estate Transactions and Civil Law of Property. In 2011, she was admitted to the Louisiana State Bar.

    She is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association. She is a member of Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Alpha Theta, and Phi Alpha Delta. She is a former member of the DeRidder Junior Woman’s Club, where she served as Treasurer, and was the first recipient of the General Federation of Woman’s LEADS award for leadership.