Areas of Practice
- General Civil Litigation
- Personal Injury
- Property Damages
- Mineral Rights
- Products Liability
- Offshore Litigation
- Oil and Gas Matters
- Louisiana, 1969
- Texas, 1993
- Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
- J.D. – 1969
- Louisiana State University
- Long v. Diamond M Drilling Co., Inc., 674 F.2d 425, 1982, 5th Cir.
- Leger v. Drilling Well Control, Inc., 592 F.2d 1246, 1979, 5th Cir.
- Bourgeois v. Landry, 583 So. 2d 36 , La. App. 3d Cir.
- Bourgeois v. Landry, writ den., 587 So. 2d 697, 1991, La.
- Guidry v. Administrator, Office of Employment Security, 520 So. 2d 823, 1987, La. App. 3d Cir.
- Hermann v. Louisiana Health Service & Indemn. Co., 492 So. 2d 250, 1986, La. App. 3d Cir.
- Franklin v. State Farm Fire & Casualty Co., 488 So. 2d 773, 1986, La. App. 3d Cir.
- Morris v. Schlumberger, Ltd., 445 So. 2d 1242, 1984, La. App. 3d Cir.
- Tolmak, Inc. v. Servitron, Inc., 435 So. 2d 1164, 1983, La. App. 3d Cir.
- Deculus v. Augenstein Construction Co., Inc., 425 So. 2d 315, 1982, La. App. 3d Cir.
- Garrett v. Walker, 407 So. 2d 1309, 1981, La. App. 3d Cir.
- Bernard v. Kansas City Southern Railway Company, 401 So. 2d 567, 1981, La. App. 3d Cir.
- Green v. TACA International Airlines, 304 So. 2d 357, 1974, La.
- Western Surety Company v. Avoyelles Farmers Co-operative, 277 So. 2d 627, 1972, La.
Honors and Awards
- Named the Outstanding Young Lawyer in Louisiana by the Louisiana State Bar Association
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Louisiana state Bar Association
- Texas state Bar Association
- Louisiana State Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, Chairman
- Southwest Louisiana Bar Association, President
- Louisiana State Bar Association, Board of Governors
- State Bar Association
- Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
- National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel
- International Association of Defense Counsel
- Maritime Law Association, United States Louisiana Trial Lawyers’ Association
- Association of Trial Lawyers of America
- Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board, Chairman of a Hearing Committee, 2004 to 2009
Pro Bono Activities
- President, Calcasieu Kiwanis Club
- Chairman, Southwest Louisiana State University Alumni Federation
- Member, LSU Foundation
- Past Member, Young Men’s Business Club of Lake Charles