Whitney S. Ikerd

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Lafayette, LA

Webre & Associates
 | 2901 Johnston Street, Suite 307
Lafayette, LA 70503
Phone: 337-656-1924
Fax: 337-237-5061
Selected To Rising Stars: 2020 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2015
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (60%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Transportation/Maritime (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Whitney Sheppard Ikerd is an attorney with the Webre & Associates law firm in Lafayette, Louisiana. A highly rated trial lawyer with more than five years of legal experience, Ms. Ikerd devotes her practice solely to helping those who have suffered injuries or loss as a result of someone else's negligence, and she provides effective and much-needed advocacy and support to clients across the state who are dealing with complex legal challenges involving any of the following:

    · Wrongful death

    · Traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries

    · Medical malpractice

    · Trucking accidents

    · Auto accidents

    · Oilfield and chemical plant injuries

    · Maritime and admiralty injuries

    · Legal malpractice

    · Mineral rights malpractice

    · Asbestos litigation and toxic torts

    · Products liability

    Early in her legal career, Ms. Ikerd worked as an insurance defense attorney, so she has invaluable insight into the industry that helps her better address her clients' issues and improve their chances of obtaining the maximum amount of compensation and benefits they deserve. Her desire to become an attorney stems largely from her passion for helping others, and she finds great reward in being able to assist so many in her community with protecting their rights and interests and achieving the justice they seek.

    A light for those struggling in the wake of a debilitating injury or devastating loss, Ms. Ikerd has gained a reputation as a tireless advocate who aggressively pursues the most favorable outcomes possible for her plaintiff clients both inside and outside of the courtroom. Honored for her outstanding professionalism and service, Ms. Ikerd has earned top rankings from her peers along with many positive testimonials and referrals from her satisfied clients.

    Originally from Florida, Ms. Ikerd moved to Louisiana in 2002 and graduated from Tulane University with a degree in psychology. She then worked for several years as a case manager for disabled and elderly adults who were receiving long-term care in their homes.

    Upon deciding to pursue her legal career, she attended Louisiana State University's Paul M. Hebert Law Center, where she obtained her Juris Doctor in 2014 and graduated within the top 25% of her class. While in law school, she served as a member of the Trial Advocacy Team and the Moot Court Board, and she was the junior associate for the Journal of Energy Law and Resources.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 60%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
    • 20%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • 10%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
    • 10%Transportation/Maritime
    Focus Areas

    Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Toxic Mold, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Admiralty & Maritime Law

    Selections

    top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

    Rising Stars: 2020 - 2021

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    About Whitney Ikerd

    Admitted: 2015, Louisiana

    Professional Webpage: https://www.webreandassociates.com/whitney-ikerd-lafayette-l...

    Honors/Awards:

    • Louisiana State University, Moot Court Board member; Trial Advocacy Team member

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Louisiana State University, Journal of Energy Law & Resources, Junior Associate

    Educational Background:

    • Tulane University, Bachelor’s of Science, Psychology
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    Office Location for Whitney S. Ikerd

    2901 Johnston Street
    Suite 307
    Lafayette, LA 70503

    Phone: 337-656-1924

    Fax: 337-237-5061

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    Last Updated: 11/6/2020

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