Bill Cherbonnier provides experienced and skillful legal service to clients throughout Jefferson Parish with a practice focused on business and consumer law, debt relief, bankruptcy and probate issues.
After graduating from Tulane Law School, he began legal practice in 1973. He represents consumers in the defense, negotiation and settlement of claims or lawsuits initiated by creditors.
If you are dealing with harassment from bill collectors or facing foreclosure, William G. Cherbonnier will explore all avenues to resolve the crisis. When settlement is not possible, he will clearly explain your options to restructure or eliminate debt via bankruptcy. He has earned the respect of his peers for his thorough legal knowledge and aggressive representation of his clients. Former clients consistently praise his honesty, integrity, compassion and his ability to achieve outstanding results. If you are dealing with difficult financial challenges, contact Bill Cherbonnier today.
Federal and state trial court practice with emphasis on lawsuit avoidance if possible and aggressive consumer representation and defense when settlement efforts fail; arbitration proceedings; consumer debt reorganization under Chapter 13 and consumer bankruptcy under Chapter 7, but only as a last resort.
Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Debt Relief
Class Action, Lemon Law
Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
Two offices, Eastbank and Westbank, with convenient free off-street parking.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
English: Spoken, Written
Attorney at Law in private practice
New Orleans Pro Bono Project Volunteer
Juris Doctor (1973)
Distinguished Service Award
New Orleans Pro Bono Project
Worked with the New Orleans Pro Bono Project in developing the 'Collection Defense Project' to help consumers avoid filing bankruptcy after Hurricane Katrina.
Louisiana State Bar Association # 4031
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA)
National Association of Consumer Advocates (NACA)
Louisiana Association for Justice (LAJ)
Louisiana State Bar Association Consumer Protection Section
Louisiana State Bar Association Legislation Committee
Websites & Blogs
Lawsuit Questions Answered