William H. Goforth (Lafayette, Louisiana)
William H. Goforth (Lafayette, Louisiana)

William H. Goforth

AV Preeminent
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Licensed for 37 years

Serving Lafayette, LA (view address)

William H. Goforth

Serving Lafayette, LA (view address)

About William H. Goforth

Phi Delta Phi. Author: Trial Advocacy in Louisiana, NBI, Inc., 2004; Underinsured and Uninsured Motorists in Louisiana, NBI, Inc., 2001. Faculty, National Business Institute. Advocate, National College of Advocacy. Senior Counsel, American College of Barristers. Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

Areas of Law

  • 18-Wheeler Truck Accidents/Big Truck Accidents
  • Car & Truck Accidents
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Workers Compensation
  • Automobile Wrecks
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Commercial Vehicle Accidents
  • Off Shore Accidents
  • Industrial Accidents
  • Boating Accidents

Attorney Reviews


  • 4.9/5.0 3 reviews
  • Champion Badge Silver





Quality of Service


Value for Money

  • Personal Injury

    Client Review  |  March 08, 2018

  • Debtor and Creditor

    Client Review  |  April 09, 2013

    Very ethical

    Very ethical Read less

  • Debtor and Creditor

    Client Review  |  November 03, 2010

    Received outstanding lawyer award in the state of Louisiana.

    Received outstanding lawyer award in the state of Louisiana. Read less

Legal Community Activity & Contributions




Admission Details

Admitted in 1982, Louisiana and U.S. District Court, Middle, Western and Eastern Districts of Louisiana
1994, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana and U.S. Supreme Court
1999, Chi Timacha Tribal Court of Louisiana
1992, U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana
1983, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit

Law School Attended
Louisiana State University School of Law

Class of 1982

University Attended

Troy State University
Class of 1977
Social Science

Birth Information

Born in 1947
Norfolk, Virginia, November 28, 1947

U.S. Army, 1965-1969
Associations & Memberships
Lafayette Parish and Louisiana State Bar Associations
The Association of Trial Lawyers of America
Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association
National Board of Trial Advocacy
Trial Lawyers for Public Justice.
( Board Certified Civil Trial Specialist, National Board of Trial Advocacy )

Attorney FAQs

Does this attorney maintain a professional presence on any social networks?
Yes, William H. Goforth has a professional profile on facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
Is this attorney Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review rated?
Yes, William H. Goforth has a 4.7 Peer Rating from Martindale-Hubbell.
Is this attorney Martindale-Hubbell Client Review rated?
Yes, William H. Goforth has a 4.9 Client Rating from Martindale-Hubbell.
How many attorneys are in this law firm?
Goforth & Lilley has 2 attorneys at this location.
What law school did this attorney attend?
William H. Goforth attended Louisiana State University School of Law.


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