Ed is a lifelong resident of Lake Charles. He began practicing law with his father, Joseph Bass, after graduating from law school at Louisiana State University and continues to practice at that same location with Matthew McGlathery. Ed has been married to his wife, Joellen (daughter of Faye and Johnny Abraham) for over 25 years and has two daughters, Allison and Elizabeth.  Ed enjoys spending time with family and friends and spends much of his free time hunting and fishing.


Education


LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Juris Doctorate degree, 1978

LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, 1974

LAKE CHARLES HIGH SCHOOL, Lake Charles, Louisiana
Diploma, May 1971

Experience

BASS AND MCGLATHERY, LLC
​2013-Present, Lake Charles, Louisiana

BASS AND BASS
1978-2013, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Membership

Louisiana State Bar Association
Southwest Louisiana Bar Association
​Louisiana Association of Justice

Edward F. Bass


Matthew B. McGlathery


attorneys at law

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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, he attended law school at Louisiana State University. Matthew is an avid sports fan and also enjoys hunting, playing golf, and spending time with family and friends.


Education


LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Juris Doctorate degree, 2012
Degree in Comparative Law, 2012

NORTHWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY
Natchitoches, Louisiana
Bachelor of Arts, History, Summa Cum Laude 2009

ST. LOUIS CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL
​Lake Charles, Louisiana
Diploma, May 2005

​Experience

ROACH LAW FIRM
2012, Lake Charles, Louisiana

​BASS AND MCGLATHERY, LLC
2013-Present, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Membership
Louisiana State Bar Association
Southwest Louisiana Bar Association
Louisiana Association of Justice​