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The Goode Law Firm

Experience Matters

Former United States Magistrate Judge, Former Federal & State Criminal Prosecutor, Over 41 years of legal experience, U.S. District Court, Assistant District Attorney

Criminal Defense & Personal Injury

The Goode Law Firm

City, State & Federal Courts

Legal litigation in local, state and federal courts

      This Firm was formed to serve the legal needs of the Louisiana community, in addition to a sizeable out-of-state clientele.  The firm provides a wide range of legal services and serves many out-of-state clients who may be unaware of the legal intricacies of Louisiana law.

     With over forty-two (42) years legal experience, including having been a United States Magistrate Judge as well as a Federal and State Criminal Prosecutor, in addition to many years in private practice, William L. Goode is able to provide competent and thoughtful, but assertive, legal services to a wide variety of clients.  Mr. Goode is licensed to practice law in Louisiana as well as Texas and can practice law in most other jurisdictions on a PRO HAC VICE basis.


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Experience Matters

AV Rating By Martindale Hubbell

  • Overall Peer Rating Of 5 Out Of 5
  • #1 in weekly profile views out of 1,180 lawyers in Lafayette, Louisiana
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Extensive Experience

  • Former United States Magistrate Judge
  • Former Federal & State Criminal Prosecutor
  • Over 38 years of legal experience
  • U.S. District Court
  • Assistant District Attorney