Charles D. Elliott
J.D. May 1993 Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University, Baton
Order of the Coif
Phi Kappa Phi
M.S. May 1989 Computer Science, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
B.S. May 1986 Biology Education, Math Minor, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA
Mr. Elliott is a litigator and a certified mediator. His practice is devoted primarily to the areas of personal injury, medical malpractice, business disputes, business transactions and general litigation. Charles is also the author of the Louisiana Judicial Interest Calculator, which helps lawyers and parties calculate the interest that accrues on judgments. Before becoming a lawyer, he taught high school Biology and Physical Education, and wrote software after earning a Master's Degree in Computer Science from LSU. Admitted: 1993, Louisiana, Supreme Court of Louisiana; U.S. District Court, Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; 2004, Coushatta Tribal Court. He is also a member of the LSBA's Alternative Dispute Resolution Section and the Louisiana Mediator Registry.
(April, 2002 - present) Mediator, Certified Mediator
(February, 2000 - present) Partner, Vilar, Elliott & Green, L.L.C., Alexandria, LA, working in the general area of litigation, including commercial, personal injury and medical malpractice, litigation defense, Tribal law
(October 1993 - January, 2000) Director, Gold, Weems, Bruser, Sues & Rundell, Alexandria, LA, working in the general areas of litigation and commercial practice, including commercial litigation and general insurance defense, transactional work, business formation, estate planning, intellectual property, bankruptcy and tax.
HONORS AND ORGANIZATIONS
Alexandria, Louisiana State Bar (Member, Sections on: Civil Law and Litigation; Corporation and Business Law), Fifth Federal Circuit, Federal Bar Association; Louisiana Association for Justice (Member, Sections on: Medical Malpractice, Auto Torts); American Association for Justice; Crossroads-American Inn of Court of Alexandria-Pineville (Barrister); Supreme Court of the United States (Member and Officer of the Court).Order of the Coif; Phi Kappa Phi. Member, 1991-1993, and Senior Editor, 1992-1993, Louisiana Law Review. Author: "Virginia Bankshares, Inc. v. Sandberg: Change in a Minority Shareholder's Right to the Truth?" 52 Louisiana Law Review 1045 (1992). Member and President, Board of Directors, Central Louisiana Pro Bono Project (1997-2007). President, Rapides Parish Notary Commission (2004-2007). Member, Alexandria Salvation Army Board of Directors. Author, Louisiana Judicial Interest Calculator. Registered Mediator. Member LSBA House of Delegates (2000 - present); LSBA Board of Governors (2009 - 2012 and 2015 - forward) and a number of committees.