Elwood C. Stevens, Jr.Attorney

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Professional Bio

Mr. Stevens was born in Opelousas, Louisiana and served in the U.S. Army JAG Corps. He earned his Juris Doctorate degree from Louisiana State University Law School in 1979 and served as Law Clerk to the Honorable John M. Shaw, United States District Court, Western District of Louisiana until 1981.

He is admitted to practice in all federal and state courts in Louisiana, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States. He is a member of the St. Mary Parish Bar Association where he has served on the Board of Directors and as the President. He was member of the Litigation Section of the American Bar Association, and served as Co-Chairman of the Toxic Torts and Mass Litigation Subcommittee.

He is also a member of the American Association for Justice, the Bar Association of the Federal Fifth Circuit and a Charter member and Fellow of the Louisiana Bar Foundation and a Master in the American Inns of Court. As a member of the Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association, he has served on its Board of Governors, Council of Directors and President’s Advisory Council.  He currently serves as the President of the Lafayette-Acadiana Chapter of the Federal Bar Association.

He is Special Counsel to the firm.

Memberships

Lafayette, St. Landry and St. Mary Parish Bar Association (Board of Directors and President)

Litigation Section of the American Bar Association

Co-Chairman of the Toxic Torts and Mass Litigation Subcommittee

American Association for Justice

Bar Association of the Federal Fifth Circuit

Charter member and Fellow of the Louisiana Bar Foundation

Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Governors, Council of Directors and President’s Advisory Council, and Executive Committee.


Recognitions
AV