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David Sherman Cook, Mediator, Lafayette, Louisiana.

David Sherman Cook

David S. Cook, APLC
313 Beverly Drive
Lafayette, LA, 70503
Tel: (337) 234-4155
Cell: (337) 288-6743
Fax: (337) 234-2937
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Recognized to Louisiana Chapter for Mediation

Biographical

David Cook has over 40 years active practice of law in Southwest Louisiana, with an emphasis on personal injury litigation. He has litigation and appellate experience in State and Federal Courts. David is AV rated with Martindale-Hubbell, the highest peer-reviewed rating for both legal ability and ethics.

Since commencing his ADR practice in 1993, David has mediated in excess of 2,500 cases, with a high rate of settlement. He has also served as Attorney Chairman of the Medical Review Panel in over 350 Medical Malpractice Cases. In an annual survey conducted by Acadiana Profile magazine, David is consistently rated among the Top Lawyers of Acadiana.

 

 

 


Case Experience

  • Agricultural
  • Civil Rights
  • Commercial/Business
  • Construction
  • Contract Disputes
  • Discrimination
  • Employment
  • Environmental
  • Family Businesses
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Lemon Law
  • Medical Devices
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Homes
  • Partnerships
  • Personal Injury
  • Police
  • Premises Liability
  • Probate
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Fees
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Real Estate
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Torts
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Wrongful Death

Education

  • Louisiana State University School of Law, Baton Rouge, Louisiana Juris Doctor, May, 1976
  • McNeese State University, Lake Charles, Louisiana Pre-Law Major (1970-73)
  • Bolton High School, Alexandria, Louisiana Graduated May, 1970

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Member, Lafayette Parish Bar Association
  • Judge Pro Tempore, Lafayette City Court, 1993-99
  • Who’s Who in American Law, 1988, 1996-97
  • Lafayette Parish Law Library Commission, 1990-96
  • American Inns of Court, 1990
  • Instructor of Business Law, University of Southwestern Louisiana, 1981-82
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Rates Information

  • Traditional Mediation: $300 per hour plus $300 Administrative Fee
  • FasTrac Mediation (3 hours): $975 Flat Fee
  • No charge for travel throughout the State of Louisiana.
  • Mediation Policies & Procedures (PDF)
  • Send inquiries to davidscook@bellsouth.net
 
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