Chris Villemarette

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Lafayette, Louisiana

Chris Villemarette, Trial Lawyer
Chris Villemarette
Chris Villemarette, Trial Lawyer

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Criminal Defense, Family Law; view more

Licensed in Louisiana since: 1994

Education: Mississippi College School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2023

Chris Villemarette, Trial Lawyer

3404 Moss St
Lafayette, LA 70507 Visit website


Attorney Chris Villemarette is the founder and owner of his Lafayette, Louisiana, law firm, Chris Villemarette, Trial Lawyer. A top-rated and award-winning attorney, Mr. Villemarette has more than 26 years of total legal experience, and he provides unmatched counsel and support to clients throughout the greater Lafayette metro and surrounding areas who have legal needs involving any of the following:

  • Personal injury – plaintiff
  • Car and 18-wheeler accidents and other motor vehicle accidents
  • Medical and professional malpractice
  • Nursing home abuse and neglect
  • Products liability
  • Toxic torts
  • Railroad worker injuries and FELA claims
  • Admiralty and maritime law
  • Workers' compensation
  • Family law and divorce, including child custody and support
  • Criminal defense, white collar criminal defense and DWI/DUI defense

Over the course of his legal career, Mr. Villemarette has recovered millions of dollars in total compensation for injured and disabled workers in a variety of industries as well as for individuals and families suffering needlessly as a result of someone else's negligence or wrongdoing. At the same time, he has guided numerous clients through the emotional and challenging divorce process, and he has secured a long record of acquittals, dismissals and reductions of charges for the accused.

A compassionate trial advocate, Mr. Villemarette strives to provide the highest level of personalized service to his clients while aggressively pursuing the most favorable outcomes on their behalf. Honored for his outstanding professionalism and service, he has earned a Best of Acadiana Personal Injury Lawyer designation each year since 2017, and he has received many positive testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients.

A graduate of Louisiana College, Mr. Villemarette attended Mississippi College School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 1994. The Louisiana State Bar Association admitted him to practice that same year, and he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit. He is also an active member of various local, state and national legal organizations.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Criminal Defense, Family Law, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff, Professional Liability: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Child Support, Criminal Law, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Professional Malpractice - Other, Toxic Mold

  • 50% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10% Criminal Defense
  • 10% Family Law
  • 10% Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 10% Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
  • 10% Professional Liability: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 1994, Louisiana

Professional Webpage:

  • Best of Acadiana Personal Injury Lawyer
Educational Background:
  • Louisiana College, Pineville, Louisiana, B.A. in Accounting, 1991
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • Louisiana
  • $900,000.00 Settlement, 2019
  • $1,750,000.00 Verdict, 2012
  • $4,000,000.00 Settlement, 2018
  • 2,500,000 Settlement, 2016

Office location for Chris Villemarette

3404 Moss St
Lafayette, LA 70507

Phone: 337-232-3100


4 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2023

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