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Myles H. Sonnier

Myles H. Sonnier

Associate

3861 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy
Suite 300
Lafayette, Louisiana 70503

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Office: 337-735-1760
Fax: 337-993-0933

Since becoming an attorney, Myles Sonnier has represented clients of all sizes, from national corporations to small-town businesses. As a result, he understands the importance of understanding his clients to tailor his representation to the needs and expectations of each type of client. No matter the size of the client, Myles knows that clear and effective communication is crucial to a successful attorney-client relationship and, ultimately, the successful resolution of a lawsuit.

In his practice, Myles focuses on general defense litigation in both state and federal courts. Additionally, Myles has handled personal injury cases of all types to resolution for his clients. He has engaged in extensive motions practice, obtaining numerous dismissals for his clients in slip, trip, and fall cases. He has also obtained favorable results for his clients at the Louisiana Supreme Court and the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

In 2023, Myles was recognized as a finalist for the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel, Frank L. Maraist Award, which recognizes lawyers who demonstrate professional excellence, service to the legal profession and the bar, commitment to community service, and contributions to furthering the ideals of the legal profession. Additionally, he is an active member of the Lafayette Bar Association, serving on multiple committees in the Young Lawyers Division and participating in multiple local volunteer activities.

As a Louisianan, Myles enjoys the state’s many activities, such as attending festivals, hiking, and fishing. In his free time, he also likes traveling with his wife, Sarah, and spending time with his family.

OVERVIEW

Since becoming an attorney, Myles Sonnier has represented clients of all sizes, from national corporations to small-town businesses. As a result, he understands the importance of understanding his clients to tailor his representation to the needs and expectations of each type of client. No matter the size of the client, Myles knows that clear and effective communication is crucial to a successful attorney-client relationship and, ultimately, the successful resolution of a lawsuit.

In his practice, Myles focuses on general defense litigation in both state and federal courts. Additionally, Myles has handled personal injury cases of all types to resolution for his clients. He has engaged in extensive motions practice, obtaining numerous dismissals for his clients in slip, trip, and fall cases. He has also obtained favorable results for his clients at the Louisiana Supreme Court and the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

In 2023, Myles was recognized as a finalist for the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel, Frank L. Maraist Award, which recognizes lawyers who demonstrate professional excellence, service to the legal profession and the bar, commitment to community service, and contributions to furthering the ideals of the legal profession. Additionally, he is an active member of the Lafayette Bar Association, serving on multiple committees in the Young Lawyers Division and participating in multiple local volunteer activities.

As a Louisianan, Myles enjoys the state’s many activities, such as attending festivals, hiking, and fishing. In his free time, he also likes traveling with his wife, Sarah, and spending time with his family.

EDUCATION & ADMISSIONS

Education

  • J.D/D.C.L., Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center, 2020
  • B.A., Louisiana State University, 2017

Admissions

  • U.S. District Court Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Louisiana, 2020
  • Louisiana State Courts, 2020

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Lafayette Bar Association
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel