About Us

Founded in 1995, Lastrapes Insurance Agency has grown to one of the premier insurance agencies in New Orleans. From our offices in Metairie, we serve the entire state of Louisiana. Since 1976 when he started in the business with Prudential, John Lastrapes has been selling insurance in the Greater New Orleans Area and has an exemplary record with many clients and their families dating back to when he first became an agent.
Lastrapes Insurance Agency is committed to being one of the premier independent insurance agencies in New Orleans. Our commitment is to provide customers with the best insurance value and service available, while maintaining the highest ethical standards and credibility with our clients, carriers, and the public.We’ve aligned ourselves with some of the finest carriers to deliver a broad range of products to you. We can also help with filing a claim or making a change to your policy.


Our Pledge of Performance

We are dedicated to you and are committed to treating you as a person, not a policy.  This commitment means we shall:

1.) Work with you to identify the insurance services that are right for you and your family and use our access to multiple companies to deliver those products.

2.) Guide you through all the claims process for a prompt and fair resolution to your claim

3.) Help you to solve problems related to your coverage or account

4.) Explain the coverage and options available to you through our agency at your request

5.) Return your phone calls and emails promptly and respond to your requests in a timely manor

6.) Use our experience and multiple company relationships to customize your coverage as needed

7.) Commit our staff to continuing education so they may be more knowledgeable in serving you

8.) Treat you with respect and courtesy

9.) Conduct our business in an ethical manor

Our access to multiple companies and our commitment to quality service enable us to offer our clients competitive pricing, a broad choice or products, and unparalleled advocacy.