Richard E. Wilson

Richard was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, but moved to Louisiana in 1994. He attended law school at Tulane University, where he excelled in trial advocacy. Upon completion of law school in 1997, he served as a law clerk to the judges of the Fourteenth Judicial District court in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Since participating with The Cox Law Firm, he has handled Maritime, Personal Injury, Toxic Tort, and Workers’ Compensation cases.

Richard is married to Dr. Guidry, a local OB/GYN. Richard and TriCia have three children. Richard has served the community of Lake Charles as the President of the Board of Directors for the Southwest Louisiana Center for Health Services, a member of the Civic Advisory Council for LifeShare Blood Center. He is also a charter member of 100 Black Men of Lake Charles, which was formed to mentor young African American men.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Mass Tort
  • Workers’ Compensation

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 1999
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana, 1999

Education

  • Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • J.D. – 1997
    • Honors: Moot Court
  • Morehouse College, Atlanta, Georgia
    • B.S. – 1989
    • Major: Biology Pre-Med

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Louisiana Bar Association
  • Southwest Louisiana Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Judicial Clerkship 14th Judicial District Court, Law Clerk, 1997 – 1998

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Kappa Alpha Psi

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