Effective Courtroom Representation

Attorney Stephen Hawley Myers has nearly 40 years of courtroom experience with a wide range of civil litigation. His award-winning reputation is built on his dedication and guidance to individuals, businesses and municipalities. Based in Lafayette, Mr. Myers has tried more than 370 cases at the federal or state level here in Louisiana as well as Texas, Mississippi, Maryland, New York and Washington, D.C. He has twice presented before the U.S. Supreme Court. We believe that this experience and willingness to work closely with clients enable us to always build the best case possible to achieve a positive result when litigation is necessary.

If you choose to litigate, we aggressively pursue every legal option by reviewing all available information in your case with depositions, subpoenas, interrogations and our own investigation. Communication with our clients is key; so we keep you continually updated during this process so that you can make informed decisions and be comfortable with the long-term impact.

Cases We Often Litigate

We can work with either the plaintiff or the defense on an extensive range of legal matters. These include:

Mr. Myers is lawyer with a special expertise in litigating tax-related questions and other energy issues on behalf of petroleum and energy clients. These disputes have included:

  • Liability for Louisiana state sales and use taxes
  • Power purchase agreements
  • Oil and gas litigation

Going To Trial

We have a long history in this area and often have experience with the judges and other attorneys that allow us to better advocate for our clients. Based on who is involved in the lawsuit, we tailor strategies to achieve the best possible outcome in your case.

When it is in the best interests of client, we can employ alternate forms of resolution such as mediation. This approach may present the fastest, least stressful and least expensive approach to resolving a matter without going to court.

Contact The Firm To See If Litigation Is Your Best Option

Call our office at 337-761-6219 to schedule an appointment. You can also reach us through our Contact page. Initial consultations are free and confidential.