Staci Knox Villemarette

  • Senior Associate

Staci Knox Villemarette was born in Baytown, Texas in 1970 and has practiced law since 1995. She was a partner at Cloyd, Wimberly & Villemarette, LLC for over 20 years. She worked as Senior Trial Attorney for Allstate Insurance Company for 1 year. Her practice emphasis is primarily civil litigation in state and federal courts with a concentration on insurance defense, personal injury defense and insurance law. Her clients include insurance companies, local companies and national corporations. During her legal career, she has tried in excess of 150 cases, jury and non-jury. She is admitted to practice in Louisiana and Texas.

Practice Areas

  • Civil Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1995
  • Louisiana, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana, 2001
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2007

Education

  • Mississippi College School of Law, Jackson, Mississippi
    • J.D. - 1995
  • Baylor University, Waco, Texas
    • B.A. - 1991
    • Major: Political Science

Representative Cases

  • Munar v. State Farm Automobile Insurance Company, 972 So.2d 1273 (La. App. 3 Cir. 12/19/07)
  • Alexander v. Laborde, 97 So.3d 1081, (La. App. 3 Cir. 6/6/12)
  • Hebert v. Barry’s Air Conditioning, Inc., 226 So.3d 1222 (La. App. 3 Cir. 8/31/17)
  • Landry v. Allstate Property and Casualty Insurance Company, 117 So.3d 1099 (La. App. 3 Cir. 11/4/15)
  • Acadian Services, Inc. v. Roy Durand, 813 So.2d 1142 (La. App. 3 Cir. 4/3/02)
  • Celestine v. State Farm Automobile Insurance Company, 735 So.2d 1 (La. App. 3 Cir. 12/30/98)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Lousiana State Bar Association, Member
  • Texas State Bar Association, Member
  • Lafayette Parish Bar Association, Member

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Pi Beta Phi

Past Positions

  • Cloyd, Wimberly & Villemarette, LLC, Partner
  • Allstate Insurance Company, Senior Trial Attorney