Eric La Fleur was
born in Ville Platte, Louisiana. He lives there with his wife,
Julie, who works for Cardiology Center of Lafayette, Inc.
LaFleur is a partner in the law firm of Mahtook & La Fleur. The
firm consists of 16 attorneys with offices in Ville Platte,
Lafayette, and Houston, Texas.. He is graduate of LSU and
Tulane, earning a B.A. in French, Economics and History. He
earned his law degree from Tulane Law School. His legal practice
is focused primarily on transactional work: residential and
commercial finance. He is a "red book" listed bond attorney and
does work in public finance: bond issuances, tax elections, bond
financing for villages, towns, cities, school boards, industrial
development boards and other private economic development
Before entering private civil
practice, La Fleur served as a felony prosecutor under District
Attorney Harry Connick in New Orleans and for the Louisiana
Department of Justice under Richard Leyoub. He has handled in
excess of 1,000 felony prosecutions and has tried over 50 jury
fifty felony jury trials.
A Roman Catholic, Eric La
Fleur is happily married to Julie Morein La Fleur with two
children, Atticus and Amelie.