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MEMBER PROFILE: David Sherman Cook

Louisiana mediator David  Cook
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David Sherman Cook
David S. Cook, APLC
Post Office Box 53394
Lafayette, LA 70505

Tel: (337) 234-4155
Fax: (337) 234-2937
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David Sherman Cook has experience in the following areas of Civil Law:
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Biographical Notes:

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David Cook has over 40 years active practice of law in Southwest Louisiana, with an emphasis on personal injury litigation. He has litigation and appellate experience in State and Federal Courts. David is AV rated with Martindale-Hubbell, the highest peer-reviewed rating for both legal ability and ethics.

Since commencing his ADR practice in 1993, David has mediated in excess of 2,500 cases, with a high rate of settlement. He has also served as Attorney Chairman of the Medical Review Panel in over 350 Medical Malpractice Cases. In an annual survey conducted by Acadiana Profile magazine, David is consistently rated among the Top Lawyers of Acadiana.


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  • Louisiana State University School of Law, Baton Rouge, Louisiana Juris Doctor, May, 1976
  • McNeese State University, Lake Charles, Louisiana Pre-Law Major (1970-73)
  • Bolton High School, Alexandria, Louisiana Graduated May, 1970


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Memberships & Affiliations:

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  • Member, Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Member, Lafayette Parish Bar Association
  • Judge Pro Tempore, Lafayette City Court, 1993-99
  • Who’s Who in American Law, 1988, 1996-97
  • Lafayette Parish Law Library Commission, 1990-96
  • American Inns of Court, 1990
  • Instructor of Business Law, University of Southwestern Louisiana, 1981-82



  • Traditional Mediation: $300 per hour plus $300 Administrative Fee
  • FasTrac Mediation (3 hours): $975 Flat Fee
  • No charge for travel throughout the State of Louisiana.
  • Mediation Policies & Procedures (PDF)
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