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G. Warren Thornell 
Shreveport, Louisiana
phone (318) 424-4777
fax (318) 424-4771
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At the law offices of G. Warren Thornell, we focus our practice on oil and gas law, real estate litigation, criminal defense, family law, and wills and estate planning. From our offices in Shreveport, Louisiana, we represent clients throughout northern Louisiana, including the communities of Bossier, Mansfield, Homer, Benton, and Minden; Caddo, Bossier, Desoto, Webster, and Claiborne Parishes; and Barksdale Air Force Base.

With over 36 years of experience, we offer unusually extensive experience, knowledge and skill in complex and specialized areas of the law. You can trust that we have the skill and experience needed to provide reliable advice and effective representation tailored to meet your short and long-term needs.

We offer highly professional legal counsel and personal service. We invite you to contact our offices today.

Areas of Practice:
Oil and Gas Law
Energy Law
Natural Resources Law
Real Estate Law
Real Estate Litigation
Land Use & Zoning
Criminal Law
Criminal Defense
White Collar Crimes
Estate Planning
Probate & Estate Administration
Trusts
Wills
Litigation Percentage:
60% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Bar Admissions:
Louisiana, 1970
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana, 1990
U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana, 1990
U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1990
U.S. Supreme Court, 1996
Education:
Loyola University New Orleans School of Law, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1970
J.D.


Mississippi State University, Starkville, Mississippi, 1962
B.S.


Published Works:
Boundary Law in Louisiana (Co-Author), National Business Institute, 1994


Mastering Real Estate in Louisiana (Co-Author), National Business Institute, 1994


Landman Environmental Certification Syllabus, American Association of Petroleum Landmen, 1991


Representative Cases:
Shoreline Gas, Inc. v. Grace Resources Inc et al, 786 So.2d 137 (La.App.2Cir. 2001)
State of Louisiana v. Alairis Payne, 833 So.2d 927 (La.S.Ct. 2002)
Ben G. O'Neal and Sally Adrienne O'Neal Webb v. JLH Enterprises, Inc et al, 862 So.2d 1021 (LA.App.2Cir. 2003)
Classes/Seminars Taught:
Instructor, Environmental Site Assessments, American Association of Petroleum Landmen, 1990 - 1995


National Business Institute, Southwestern Legal Foundation


Professional Associations and Memberships:
Shreveport Bar Association
Member


Louisiana State Bar Association
Member, Uniform Title Standards Committee


American Bar Association
Member


United States Supreme Court Bar Association
Member


5th Circuit Bar Association
Member


Fraternities/Sororities:
Sigma Alpha Epsilon
Office Location

The Law Office of G. Warren Thornell, A.P.L.C.

416 Travis St. Ste. 200 Shreveport, LA 71101 Phone: (318) 424-4777 Fax: (318) 424-4771

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