This web site should not be considered legal advice.  This firm can only give legal advice to its clients.  To become a client of this firm please contact the firm as described in the contact us section of this website.

Board certification is not a requirement to practice law in Louisiana.  Every attorney licensed to practice by the Supreme Court of Louisiana is authorized to practice in all State Courts, City Courts, Magistrate Courts, District Courts, Appellate Courts, and the Supreme Court of Louisiana.

If an attorney wishes to specialize in a particular area of law and, if certification is offered in that practice area, he/she may apply for such certification by meeting the specific training and experience requirement.

Specialty fields are:  Business and/or Consumer Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Administration, Family Law, and Tax Law.

Other practice areas do not offer certification.

Federal Courts have their own bars and an attorney licensed to practice in State Courts may apply to practice in these Federal Courts.  Louisiana is divided into three district courts:  Western, Middle, and Eastern.  Appeals from all of these districts are to the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

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This web site should not be considered legal advice.  This firm can only give legal advice to its clients.  To become a client of this firm please contact the firm as described in the contact us section of this website.

Board Certification is NOT a requirement to practice law in Texas.  Every attorney licensed to practice by the Supreme Court of Texas is authorized to practice in all State Courts, Justice Courts, County Courts, District Courts, Appellate Courts and the Supreme Court of Texas.

If an attorney wishes to specialize in a particular area of law and if certification is offered in that practice area, he may apply for such certification by meeting specific training and experience requirements.

Specialty fields are:  Criminal Defense, Personal Injury, Maritime Accidents, Employment Litigation, Civil Rights Litigation, Insurance Litigation, Insurance Litigation, Business Litigation, Police Canine Law, Appellate Practice.

Other practice areas do not offer certification.

Federal Courts have their own bars and an attorney licensed to practice in state courts may apply to practice in the Federal Courts.  Texas is divided into four districts, Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western.  Appeals from all of these districts are to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

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 STATEMENT OF PRACTICE

Criminal Defense, Sex Crimes, Internet Child Sex Solicitation/Pornography, Child Molestation/Sexual Abuse, Sexual Abuse/Assault/Battery, Indecent Behavior, Rape, Illegal Drugs, Driving While Intoxicated, Vehicular Homicide, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Maritime/Offshore Accidents, Automobile Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Catastrophic Injury.

Legal litigation in local, state, and federal courts.

NOT CERTIFIED BY THE TEXAS BOARD OF LEGAL SPECIALIZATION.

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      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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What We Do

     Honesty, integrity, experience and justice; these are the top qualities The Goode Law Firm has offered since 1972. William L. Goode has been dedicated to the pursuit of justice in local, state, and federal courts. From criminal defense to personal injury, The Goode Law Firm will give your case the necessary attention to receive the legal outcome you desire.

     The Goode Law Firm holds an AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating in legal services. With this rating you can rest assured of very high to preeminent legal abilities and very high ethical standards. William L. Goode has been a seasoned legal practitioner, criminal prosecutor, and a former United States Magistrate Judge. Contact us now at (337) 234-0600 to begin your criminal defense or personal injury case.

 

Contact The Goode Law Firm now at (337) 234-0600 for the lawyer that never, never quits!

 

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