W. Lake Hearne

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Mr. Hearne practices primarily in the areas of Probate and Successions, Real Estate and Creditor’s Rights.  He received his undergraduate degree from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge Louisiana in 1978 with a B. A. in English.  He earned his law degree from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where he was on the Louisiana Law Review and received the Am Jur Award in Contracts.  A member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, Mr. Hearne is active in the Shreveport Bar Pro Bono Project.  He is rated BV Distinguished by Martindale-Hubbell.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Real Estate
  • Probate and Successions
  • Creditor’s Rights
  • Business and Corporate Law
  • Oil and Gas

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Louisiana, 1981
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana, 1981
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana, 1981
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana, 1981
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1990

EDUCATION

  • Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence – 1981
    • Honors: Law Review
  • Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts – 1978

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Shreveport Bar Association
  • Ark-La-Tex Association of Professional Landmen
  • Shreveport Bar Association, Pro Bono Project
  • Board of Directors of Christian Service Program Institute

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • American Jurisprudence, Contracts

PUBLISHED WORKS

  • Community Ownership of Immovables: Bond For Deed Contracts Louisiana Law Review, Vol. 41, 1980
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Phone: 318.227.7733

Fax: 318.213.0571

Email: lake.hearne@cookyancey.com

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