F. Edward Mouton - attorney at Law

Law Schools:

  • Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge
  • Louisiana State University - University of New Orleans

Experience:

17 years

Jurisdictions:

  • Lousiana
  • 2nd Circuit
  • Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

About F. Edward Mouton

University of New Orleans & LSU Law Center Graduate. Solo practitioner specializing in Criminal & DWI Defense, Personal Injury, Family Law & Contract Negotiations, Civil Litigation. Trial & Motion Practice. Mac Evangelista since 1988. Certified Apple/Mac tech & local guru. Member of Shreveport, LA's MAClan & SMUG User Groups.

Directory Practice Areas

  • Appeal & Appellate Practice
  • Business Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Municipal Law

Additional Practice Areas

  • General Civil

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

  • Louisiana - Since 1996
  • 2nd Circuit - Since 1999
  • Federal Circuit - Since 1999
  • U.S. Supreme Court - Since 2000

Proffesional Experience

Solo Practitioner - 1999-Current
The Mouton Law Firm

Staff Attorney - 1996-1999 Caddo Parish Public Defender
Felony Assistant (non-capital) in one of LA's largest indigent defense agencies. Defended thousands of individuals charged with felony & misdemeanor offenses, motion practice, jury & bench trials and probation hearings

Law Clerk, J. Minos Simon, Lafayette, LA - 1996-1996
Professor Paul Baier of the LSU Law Center secured this position for me while I awaited my Bar Exam results. Passed on the first go-round!

Education

Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge

  • J.D. (1996) Law
  • Honors:
    • Appellate Advocacy Panel
  • Activities:
    • Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity (Member)
  • Details:
    • WestLaw Student Rep (In School Tech/Training Rep)

Louisiana State University - University of New Orleans

  • B.A. (1993) Pre-Law
  • Honors:
    • UNO-Innsbruck Ambassador Scholarship (Honor Graduate of International Program in Innsbruck, Austria)
    • Society of Distinguished Collegiates Scholarship (Kiwanis)
    • Who's Who & Dean's List throughout undergraduate years
  • Activities:
    • Phi Theta Kappa (Vice President)
    • Golden Key Honor Society
    • Kiwanis Circle K (Vice President)
    • Liberal Arts Council for Advancement of Leadership & Scholarship (Charter Member)
    • Asst to the Director of the UNO International Studies Programs
  • Details:
    • Graduated First in Class: College of General Studies (Triple Major: English, History & PoliSci)

Delgado Community College

  • A.A. (1991) Pre-Law
  • Honors:
    • Presidential Honors (Equivalent to Magna Cum Laude)
    • Phi Theta Kappa (Vice President)
  • Details:
    • Course of study designed to compliment Bachelor's Degree in Pre-Law preparation to law school.

Professional Activities

Volunteer, LA Pro-Bono Project - 2004-Current

Assisted with Katrina Evacuees Emergency Command Center. Volunteer throughout the years since with many of the Project's Activities.

Committee Chairperson, Lawyer's Assistance Program (LAP) - 1998-Current

The Louisiana Lawyers Assistance Program serves the public, the Bar and the profession by assisting, on a confidential basis, lawyers or judges whose professional impairment may stem from alcohol/drug abuse, mental health problems or gambling addiction.

Trial Lawyer Academy, National Institute for Trial Advocacy - 2004-2004

NITA 10 Day Trial Training Program, New Orleans, LA.

Awards

  • Shreveport/Bossier's Best Lawyers, SB Magazine, Annual Attorneys Edition 2013
    Peer Rated, Annual Lawyers Edition of Monthly Local Magazine
  • High Peer Review Rating, Martindale Hubble - 2012
  • UNO Ambassador Award, UNO International Studies Program - 1992
  • Society of Distinguished Collegiate Scholarship, Kiwanis/Circle K - 1991

Professional Associations

  • Member, Red Mass Society - 2002-Current
  • Member, LA Lawyers for Life - 2002-Current
  • Charter Member, Criminal Defense Bar of NWLA - 2000-Current
  • Admission, US Supreme Court - 2000-Current
  • Admission, Federal Court, Western District of Louisiana - 1999-Current
  • Member, American Bar Association - 1997-Current
  • Member, Louisiana State Bar - 1996-Current