Attorney Billy Loftin
Lake Charles, Louisiana Attorney Billy Loftin
Billy was born in DeRidder, Louisiana. He received a Bachelor of General Studies Degree from Louisiana State University in 1988. Thereafter, he continued his studies at Louisiana State University, earning a Juris Doctorate Degree in 1991.
After graduating from law school, Billy served as a staff attorney for the Louisiana Third Circuit Court of Appeal from 1991to 1993. Thereafter, Billy entered private practice in Lake Charles, Louisiana gaining extensive experience in real estate, family law, insurance defense, corporate defense and municipal defense.
Billy is a member of the Louisiana Bar Association and Southwest Louisiana bar Association. He was initiated into the International Legal Fraternity of Phi Delta Phi in 1990, served as President of Young Lawyers Section of the Southwest Louisiana bar Association in 1999 and later as Fourth District representative of the Young Lawyers Section of the Louisiana State Bar Association from 1999 to 2001. He has served as a Director of the Saint Louis High School Foundation and is currently serving his second term as Chairman.
Billy is admitted before all Louisiana State Courts as well as the United States District Courts for the Eastern, Western and Middle Districts of Louisiana and the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal. Billy has been licensed as a Title Insurance Agent since March of 1996 by the Louisiana Department of Insurance and Agent / Authorized Signatory for First American Title Insurance Company. In 2000, Billy was appointed to serve as the City Attorney of Lake Charles, Louisiana. He served from the year 2000 until June 30, 2017.
Billy is married to Phyllis Pearson Loftin, they are the proud parents of five children and two beautiful grandchildren.