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We provide legal services to corporations and individuals, small businesses and families. We offer every client the same accessible, reliable, and dedicated approach to solving their legal issues… and we do not rest until we do.



Welcome to the New Orleans office of Chehardy Sherman Williams, where decades of legal experience are available.

Our law firm takes pride in providing personalized legal representation to individuals and businesses across a wide range of practice areas. We understand that each case is unique and can be overwhelming, so our team is committed to guiding you through every step with open and honest communication.

When it comes to legal representation in parish, state, or federal courts, our New Orleans attorneys are second to none. Their profound knowledge and dedication make them well-equipped to protect your legal rights and achieve the best possible outcomes.


Our client-focused, results-driven approach ensures you receive the best legal representation possible. With a dedicated team of 44 experienced attorneys, each with a proven track record in their respective fields, we take the time to discuss every detail of your case, keeping you informed throughout the process.

Our New Orleans attorneys are always accessible and knowledgeable, providing the support and guidance you need to navigate complex legal challenges confidently. Trust in our commitment to deliver exceptional service and achieve your desired outcomes.

New Orleans Law Firm Practice Areas

Trial Cases

Led by renowned attorney James M. Williams, our Trial Team boasts an unparalleled record of success in jury trials. It often acts as “rescue counsel” for high-stakes and challenging litigation.

Estate Planning and Successions

Providing comprehensive estate planning services to safeguard your assets and ensure seamless transitions for your heirs.

Business and Corporate

Providing innovative legal strategies that drive business growth and foster long-term corporate success.

Personal Injury

Fighting for your rights to ensure you receive the compensation you deserve after an injury.


Upholding stringent tax regulations to ensure optimal compliance and financial efficiency.

Family Law

Supporting you through family legal matters with compassionate and expert guidance to protect your interests.

Labor and Employment

Guiding employers and employees through complex labor laws to foster fair and productive workplaces.

Criminal Defense

Providing in-depth criminal defense to protect your rights and ensure a fair trial.


Navigating the complexities of healthcare regulations to ensure compliance and protect patient and provider interests.

Real Estate

Navigating real estate transactions with expertise to ensure smooth and successful property deals.

How To Know If You Have a Case

Determining if you have a case in New Orleans, Louisiana, involves several steps. First, evaluate if there is evidence of negligence, breach of contract, or wrongdoing that caused harm. These cases can range from personal injury to business disputes and beyond.

Second, consulting with an experienced Louisiana attorney is crucial to assessing the specifics of your situation. Is there liability? Has the case “prescribed” (commonly known as the statute of limitations expiring)? Would a settlement cover the cost of hiring an attorney?

Our team at Chehardy Sherman Williams will provide a thorough review and guide you on the best course of action to ensure your rights are protected.

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