Attorney Chet Boudreaux, of St. Francisville, was among five alumni inducted into the Southern University Law Center’s Hall of Fame on April 9, during a four-day gala at the annual SULC Alumni and Friends Round-Up held in Baton Rouge.
Boudreaux, a member of SULC’s Class of 2003, joined inductees Brian Caubarreaux, of Marksville, Class of 1992; Debra Page Coleman, of Atlanta, Georgia, Class of 1988; Marcia Graf Pfieffer, of Jennings, Class of 1991; and Arthur Stallworth, of Baton Rouge, Class of 1975.
Inductees are selected from over 4,000 law alumni for their hard work and for making an indelible mark on their communities and across the country, a news release said.
Boudreaux, an associate at the McKernan Law Firm in Baton Rouge since 2003, has been selected as a “Top 40 Under 40” by the National Trial Lawyers Association the last three years, been inducted into the “Million Dollar Advocates Club” and has been named a “Rising Star of the Louisiana Super Lawyers” the past two years.
A graduate of St. Thomas More High School in Lafayette, Boudreaux earned a bachelor of science degree in environmental resources at the University of Southwestern Louisiana in 1999. After working for the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality as a scientist, he entered law studies at SULC, where he graduated magna cum laude and received the Corporations Scholarship award.
He was admitted to the Louisiana State Bar in 2003 and Mississippi State Bar in 2004, admitted to practice before the Eastern, Middle and Western district courts in Louisiana, the Southern and Northern district courts in Mississippi and the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals.
Boudreaux is a member of the Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association, Baton Rouge Bar Association, American Inns of Court and Association of Trial Lawyers of America.
He is married to Shanna Green, of Rayville.
The couple has a son, Grayson, and daughter, Anna Grace.