Louisiana State University School of Law, Baton Rouge, Louisiana Juris Doctor, May, 1976
McNeese State University, Lake Charles, Louisiana Pre-Law Major (1970-73)
Bolton High School, Alexandria, Louisiana Graduated May, 1970
Member, Louisiana State Bar Association
Member, Lafayette Parish Bar Association
Judge Pro Tempore, Lafayette City Court, 1993-99
Who’s Who in American Law, 1988, 1996-97
Lafayette Parish Law Library Commission, 1990-96
American Inns of Court, 1990
Instructor of Business Law, University of Southwestern Louisiana, 1981-82
David Cook has over 40 years active practice of law in Southwest Louisiana, with an emphasis on personal injury litigation. He has litigation and appellate experience in State and Federal Courts. David is AV rated with Martindale-Hubbell, the highest peer-reviewed rating for both legal ability and ethics.
Since commencing his ADR practice in 1993, David has mediated in excess of 2,500 cases, with a high rate of settlement. He has also served as Attorney Chairman of the Medical Review Panel in over 350 Medical Malpractice Cases. In an annual survey conducted by Acadiana Profile magazine, David is consistently rated among the Top Lawyers of Acadiana.
ADR Practice & Case Experience
Traditional Mediation: $300 per hour plus $300 Administrative Fee
FasTrac Mediation (3 hours): $975 Flat Fee
No charge for travel throughout the State of Louisiana.