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Craig J. Fontenot

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Baton Rouge, LA

Williamson Fontenot Campbell & Whittington, LLC
955 McClung Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802-5944
Phone: 225-383-4010
Fax: 225-383-4114
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020
Licensed in Louisiana Since: 1996
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Defense
Attorney Profile

A partner at Williamson Fontenot Campbell & Whittington, LLC, Craig J. Fontenot represents clients in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in cases of personal injury and civil litigation. This includes those who have been injured in sugar cane operations, trucking accidents, auto accidents, construction disputes, insurance coverage disputes, premises and products liability, pharmaceutical and medical malpractice, professional liability and especially in bad faith litigation.

In 1996, Mr. Fontenot obtained a Juris Doctor as a graduate of the Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center. He has over 20 years of experience working for the injured as they attempt to put their lives back together after an injury caused by the negligence of another. Because he understands how an injury can affect the life of the average individual, he works to get clients a fair verdict or settlement as quickly as possible while still defending their best interests vigorously.

Those who have had their lives irreparably changed by an injury are invited to schedule a free consultation with Mr. Fontenot to discuss their options. His extensive experience also includes merchant liability claims, and 18-wheeler accidents and liability. Throughout his career, he has gained valuable insight into how the costs of property repair, medical bills and loss of income can affect those who have dealt with an unexpected injury.

Mr. Fontenot is a valuable part of the law firm that was selected by the American Institute of Legal Counsel as one of Louisiana’s Top 10 Law Firms. For his high ethical standards and long list of successful results, he holds the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

* AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Personal Injury - General: Defense
Focus Areas

Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense


2 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020

About Craig J. Fontenot

First Admitted: 1996, Louisiana

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Office Location for Craig J. Fontenot

955 McClung Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802-5944

Phone: 225-383-4010

Fax: 225-383-4114

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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