William B. Monk

William B. Monk: Attorney with Stockwell, Sievert, Viccellio, Clements & Shaddock, L.L.P. AV stamp icon
Attorney Awards


Author: "The Admissibility and Weight of Expert Testimony in Toxic Tort Litigation," The Louisiana Environmental Lawyer, Vol. 2, No. 1, 1994. Recognized Member of: "Best Lawyers in America" in Commercial Litigation/Mass Tort Litigation; "Louisiana Super Lawyers" in Business Litigation. Honoree, "Most Significant 1999 Defense Verdicts," The National Law Journal. Member, La. Law Institute: Advisory Council, 1990-1991; Mineral Code Committee, 1992. Member, Advisory Council, LSU Law Center Mineral Law Institute, 1988-1991. Member, Bench Bar Committee, 2009-2010.

American Bar Foundation; Louisiana Bar Foundation; Defense Research Institute.

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Environmental Law
  • Toxic Torts
  • Banking and Commercial Litigation
  • Oil and Gas Law
  • Corporate Director and Officer Defense

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
337-419-2052  Phone
(337) 493-7232  Phone
(337) 493-7210  Fax
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 2900, Lake Charles, LA 70602
University Attended:
Louisiana State University, B.A., History, 1978
Law School Attended:
Louisiana State University, J.D., 1981
Year of First Admission:
1981, Louisiana
Southwest Louisiana, Louisiana State (Chairman, Young Lawyers Section, 1990-1991; Board of Governors, 1990-1991, Chairman Mineral Law Section, 1991-1992; Rules of Professional Conduct Committee, 2004-2005; Chairman, Young Lawyers Division, Disaster Legal Assistance Committee, 1989-1990; Member, Bench Bar Committee, 2007—; Member, Continuing Legal Education Committee, 2007—) and American (Member and Vice-Chairman Special Committee on 3 Environmental and Toxic Torts; Section of Natural Resources Energy and Environmental Law, 1992-1997) Bar Associations; Southwest Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel.
Birth Information:
Lake Charles, Louisiana, December 28, 1957
Reported Cases:
Keene v. Williams, 423 So.2d 1065 (La. 1982); Auster Oil & Gas, Inc. v. Stream, 835 F.2d 597 (5 Cir. 1988) and 891 F.2d 570 (5 Cir. 1990); Davis Oil Co. v. Citrus Land Co., 576 So.2d 495 (La. 1991); American Casualty Co. v. United Southern Bank, 950 F.2d 250 (5 Cir. 1992); State v. McInnis Bros. Constr., 701 So.2d 937 (La. 1997); OHM Remediation Services v. Evans Cooperage Co., Inc., 116 F.3d 1574 (C.A.5 (La.) 1997); Boullion v. PPG Indus., 704 So.2d 1179, 1997-2859 (La. 12/12/97); Miller v. Home Depot U.S.A., Inc.; LEXIS 24063 (2001) and LEXIS 11298 and 11309 (2002); Ardoin v. Stine Lumber Co., 298 F.Supp. 2d 422 (W.D. La. 2003); Taita Chem. Co., Ltd. v. Westlake Styrene, 246 F.3d 377 and 351 F.3d 663 (5 Cir. 2003); Riceland Petroleum Co. v. N. Am. Land Co., 869 So.2d 894 (La.App. 3d Cir. 2004); Trent v. PPG Indus., 865 So.2d 1041 (La. App. 3d Cir. 2004); Guillory v. Union Pacific R. Co., 915 So.2d 1034, 2004-1545 (La.App. 3 Cir. 2005); Gunderson v. F.A. Richard & Associates, Inc., 977 So.2d 1128 (La.App. 3 Cir. 2/27/08); Gunderson v. F.A. Richard & Associates, 40 So.3d 418 (La.App. 3 Cir. 6/2/10); Gunderson v. F.A. Richard & Associates, 40 So.3d 779 (La.App. 3 Cir. 6/30/10).
Payment Information:
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  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover

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