Arthur D. Mouton (Of Counsel)

Of Counsel

Location: Lafayette, Louisiana
Phone: 337-237-1660
Fax: 337-237-3676
Email: Email Me


Arthur D. Mouton practiced law with his father, Wm H. Mouton (until his death in 2002) and his brother, William Hugh “Billy” Mouton (until his retirement in 2012). They practiced under the firm of Wm H. Mouton (PLC). Mr. Mouton joined this firm in an Of Counsel status at that time. His practice areas have been in providing legal services for Wills and Trusts including Succession and Trust Administration, Oil & Gas Law including both company and landowner representation, Real Estate Closings and Business Entity Formation. He is a graduate of the University of Southwestern Louisiana (now the University of Louisiana at Lafayette) where he majored in History with a minor in Economics. He attended Tulane Law School until joining the United States Army in 1969. After Basic and Advanced Training he was assigned to the 3d Squadron 3d Armored Cavalry, Ft Lewis, Washington where he served as Courts and Boards Clerk for that unit until his discharge in 1970. He had been promoted to Specialist Five (SP5 – E5) and was awarded an Army Commendation Medal upon discharge. He is a graduate of LSU Law School (JD – 1972) whereupon he started practice with his father and brother. With that firm he did extensive Oil and Gas Title work with such companies as Chevron, Gulf Oil and others. He also did Estate Planning work including Wills and Trusts and Succession Law. In addition the firm did both residential and commercial real estate closings.

Areas of Practice

  • Oil and Gas Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Succession Law
  • Real Estate

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 1972
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana


  • Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • J.D
  • Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • University of Southwestern Louisiana, Lafayette, LA
    • B.A


  • Lafayette Parish Bar Association Technology Seminar
  • Louisiana Society of Hospital Attorneys – Living Wills
  • N.B.I. – Basic Succession Law in Louisiana

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Lafayette Parish Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • US Army, Active Duty – Served as Courts and Boards Clerk, 3d Squadron, 3d Armored Cavalry, Ft Lewis, Washington, Attained rank of SP5 – E-5, 1969 – 1971
  • Wm. H. Mouton Law Offices, A Professional Law Corporation, Co-Owner/Partner, 1972 – 2012