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Chris Villemarette

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Lafayette, LA

Chris Villemarette, Trial Lawyer
3404 Moss St
Lafayette, LA 70507
Phone: 337-232-3100
Fax: 337-232-3188
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2022
Licensed in Louisiana Since: 1994
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Criminal Defense, Family Law, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff, Professional Liability: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

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
  • 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
Focus Areas

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


3 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2022

About Chris Villemarette

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
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Office Location for Chris Villemarette

3404 Moss St
Lafayette, LA 70507

Phone: 337-232-3100

Fax: 337-232-3188

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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