Meet Our Attorney

Attorney Stephen Hawley Myers started practicing law in 1979. He was a young upcoming attorney who worked in the attorney general's office as a legal intern to the assistant attorney general, Environmental Law Department, Justice Department and state of Louisiana. He also worked in the Court of Claims — attorney advisor to Judge Edward S. Smith, United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (formerly the United States Court of Claims) 1979-1981.

Since then he has had an award-winning career as a lawyer who was recently included as a VIP Diamond Member in Top Attorneys of North America in 2017-2018 of the Who's Who Directories, which a New York-based company that recognizes candidates based on their success and leadership in the legal community. He also appears in Marquis' Who's Who in American Law, and received many other accolades, including Oxford's Who's Who: Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Serving Louisiana's People And Businesses

Based in Lafayette, Mr. Myers's practice includes international and constitutional law, business and corporate law, a variety of tax law issues as well as personal injury matters. His skills as a litigator at the state and federal level are well-known. He has litigated approximately 170 jury trials over 39 years, approximately 160-200 bench trials. He was the sole counsel for a national test case involving tax claims totaling approximately $20 million, 22 consolidated pieces of litigation representing 38 litigants. He is also qualified as a court-appointed mediator by the Mediation Institute in civil matters.

He attended Loyola University School of Law in New Orleans (now known as Loyola University New Orleans College of Law) where he was top third in his class. After working in the Washington, D.C., area in private practice, the Treasury Department and in the Court of Claims, he moved to Lafayette in 1983 to raise his family. He has worked with the state of Louisiana as the commissioner for the Louisiana State Police Commission to provide a civil service system for all regularly commissioned full-time law enforcement officers employed by the department of public safety and corrections, office of state police and other law enforcement. He has helped draft legislation sales and use tax here in Louisiana and represented businesses on tax issues before the state legislature.

Stephen Myers is a noted lecturer and has published many papers discussing tax law issues here in Louisiana. In his youth, he was author of a published treatise concerning Sino-Soviet affairs permanently on file at Union College in New York, which he attended for undergraduate studies. He continues to have a wide-ranging legal practice and is always interested in giving legal help to those who need it, whether they are individuals or businesses.

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Call our office at 337-761-6219 to schedule a free initial consultation. We also respond to online inquiries through this website. Credit cards are accepted.