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President
Ms. Shayna L Sonnier

2023-2024
721 Kirby St
Lake Charles, LA 70601
Phone: (337) 310-1600
Fax: (337) 310-1601

President Articles
President's Interview
June/July 2023

Interviewed by Valerie T. Schexnayder
One on One with Shayna L. Sonnier, 83rd LSBA President: On Career, Family and Continuing the LSBA's Mission
President's Message
August/September 2023

Shayna L. Sonnier
Installation Message: It's All About Service
President's Message
October/November 2023

By Shayna L. Sonnier
Thinking about Fall and Celebrations of Pro Bono Work
President's Message
December/January 2023

By Shayna L. Sonnier
It's Holiday Time: Reflections and New Directions
President's Message
February/March 2024

By Shayna L. Sonnier
LSBA Events and Involvement: Heading into the Home Stretch
Shayna L. Sonnier is an attorney in the Lake Charles firm of Veron Bice, LLC. She received a bachelor’s degree in 2000 from the University of Louisiana-Lafayette and her law degree in 2003 from Dedman School of Law, Southern Methodist University. She was admitted to practice in Texas in 2003 and in Louisiana in 2005.

Sonnier served as 2022-23 president-elect and 2018-20 treasurer for the Louisiana State Bar Association (LSBA). She also served as the Fourth District representative on the LSBA’s Board of Governors. She served as chair, immediate past chair, chair-elect, secretary and District 4 representative on the LSBA’s Young Lawyers Division (YLD) Council. She also co-chaired the YLD’s Wills for Heroes Committee.

She currently serves on the boards for the Louisiana Bar Foundation and the Louisiana Center for Law and Civic Education.

Sonnier has served as secretary, treasurer, president-elect, president and past president of the Southwest Louisiana Bar Association (SWLBA) and is a past president of the SWLBA’s Young Lawyers Section.

In her community, she is a member of St. Luke Simpson United Methodist Church, where she serves as secretary on the Church Council.


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