Biography

Lee Hoffoss, a Minden, Louisiana native and graduate of Louisiana Tech University and Southern University Law Center, began practicing law in the Lake Charles area in 2004. Lee is thoroughly steeped in his practice and is committed to helping his clients secure sizeable settlements and verdicts. While brain injuries, maritime/offshore law, and trucking accidents comprise much of his portfolio, Lee has the knowledge and resources to handle various areas of the law.

While he is not helping clients, he spends time with his three children, Sydney, Grayson, and Max, and his wife, Corlissa, who is also a lawyer.

Areas of Practice

18 Wheeler Accidents
Motor Vehicle Accidents
Jones Act/Maritime Law
Offshore Personal Injury
Industrial Accidents
Jones Act
Commercial Litigation
Health Insurance Litigation
Wage & Hour Litigation
Longshore & Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act

Federal Trial Practice
State Appellate Practice
State Trial Practice
Motor Vehicle Accidents — Plaintiff
Slip and Fall — Plaintiff
Machinery & Tools
Medical Products & Devices
Recreational Products
State & Municipal Employees

Education

Southern University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
J.D. magna cum laude – 2004
Honors: Phi Alpha Delta

Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana
M.A. – 2001
Major: Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana
B.A cum laude
Honors: Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Alpha Theta, Order of Omega
Major: History

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 2004
  • U.S. District Court Western District ofLouisiana, 2004
  • U.S. District Court Middle District ofLouisiana, 2004
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District ofLouisiana, 2004
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas,2005
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas,2007
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 2004
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2009
  • Texas, 2010

Associations & Memberships

  • American Bar Association / GP Solo Division, Member Strategic Planning Committee and Sponsors Committee
  • Louisiana State Bar Association / Young Lawyers Division, Chair-Elect
    • Board of Governors
    • Young Lawyers Division—Immediate Past Chair, Chair, Chair-Elect and Secretary
  • American Association for Justice
  • Louisiana Association for Justice
  • Southwest Louisiana Bar Association
  • Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America
  • American Bar Association – Young Lawyers
  • Division Council Representative District 14 (LA), Representative
  • Louisiana State Bar Association – YoungLawyers Section Council, American Bar Association Representative
  • Judge Albert Tate, Jr. American Inns of Court, Program Chair, 2005 – 2011
  • Texas State Bar Association
  • North American Brain Injury Society
  • Maritime Law Association of the United States, Associate, 2010 – Present