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Julie S. Chauvin
822 Harding Street
P.O. Box 52008
Lafayette, Louisiana 70503

Overview

Julie Chauvin is a business and estate planning attorney. In her business practice, Julie handles a variety of commercial transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, commercial real estate and finance transactions. In this practice, Julie assists clients with: 

  • Review and negotiation of contracts, including purchase agreements, operating agreements, leases, employment agreements, and loan agreements;
  • Business entity structure and formation;
  • Corporate governance matters; and
  • Secured transactions.

As part of her commercial real estate practice, Julie reviews title to real estate and, as a licensed title insurance agent, issues title policies for Liskow & Lewis’s title agency, Lewis Title Co., Inc.

In her estate planning practice, Julie advises clients, including business owners and high net worth individuals on wills, trusts and other estate planning matters.  Julie also handles successions and assists litigation attorneys in fiduciary litigation. 

Julie is regularly recognized for her business practice by The Best Lawyers in America and Acadiana Profile. Julie serves on the firm's Board of Directors, Strategic Planning Committee, and is the Head of Office Administration for the firm's Lafayette office. 

Involvement

Professional

  • Member, Liskow & Lewis Board of Directors
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Member, Lafayette Bar Association
  • Corporations Committee Member, Louisiana State Law Institute
  • Past Chairman, Corporate and Business Law Section of Louisiana State Bar Association

Community

  • Board of Directors, One Acadiana
  • Past Member of Board of Directors, Downtown Lafayette Unlimited
  • Past Member of Board of Directors, Women’s Energy Network, South Louisiana Chapter

 

Recognition

  • Acadiana Profile "Top Lawyer" in Banking and Finance Law, Commercial Transactions Law, Trusts and Estates, 2020
  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2020 - 2022
  • Acadiana Profile “Top Lawyer” in Banking and Finance Law, Commercial Transactions/LLS Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Trusts and Estates, 2019
  • Acadiana Profile “Top Lawyer” in Banking and Finance Law, Commercial Transactions/LLS Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, 2018
  • Acadiana Profile “Top Lawyer” in Commercial Transactions, 2017

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Acadiana Profile Top Lawyer 2020

 

 

Publications

  • “Piercing the Veil of a Limited Liability Company,” Louisiana Bar Journal, June/July 2017
  • "Limited Liability Companies and Limited Liability Partnerships," Chapter Author of Louisiana Civil Practice Forms, Chapter 7 (West Group) 2010 to present
  • "'For it Must Seem Their Guilt': Diluting Reasonable Doubt by Rejecting the Reasonable Hypothesis of Innocence Standard," 53 Loy. L. Rev. 217, Summer 2007

After Hours

"When not at the office, I enjoy the music, food and culture of Acadiana with my family and friends."