William H. Goforth

William H. Goforth: Attorney with Goforth & Lilley AV stamp icon
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Phi Delta Phi. Author: Trial Advocacy in Louisiana, NBI, Inc., 2004; Underinsured and Uninsured Motorists in Louisiana, NBI, Inc., 2001. Faculty, National Business Institute. Advocate, National College of Advocacy. Senior Counsel, American College of Barristers. Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

Areas of Practice (13)

  • 18-Wheeler Truck Accidents/Big Truck Accidents
  • Car & Truck Accidents
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Workers Compensation
  • Automobile Wrecks
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Commercial Vehicle Accidents
  • Off Shore Accidents
  • Industrial Accidents
  • Boating Accidents

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
337-205-7489  Phone
337-237-5777  Phone
337-232-0786  Fax
University Attended:
Troy State University, B.S., Social Science, 1977
Law School Attended:
Louisiana State University School of Law, J.D., 1982
Year of First Admission:
1994, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana and U.S. Supreme Court; 1999, Chi Timacha Tribal Court of Louisiana; 1982, Louisiana; 1992, U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana; 1983, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; 1982, U.S. District Court, Middle, Western and Eastern Districts of Louisiana
Lafayette Parish and Louisiana State Bar Associations; The Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association; National Board of Trial Advocacy; Trial Lawyers for Public Justice.
U.S. Army, 1965-1969
Birth Information:
Norfolk, Virginia, November 28, 1947
( Board Certified Civil Trial Specialist, National Board of Trial Advocacy )

Peer Reviews

4.7/5.0 (17 reviews)
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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 10/15/09 in Insurance

  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Member on 10/15/09 in Family Law

    I have associated Bill Goforth in several personal injury cases and the outcome is always "extremely satisfied" by the client.

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