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Senator Eric LaFleur
District - 28

Biography...

 Eric La Fleur is a partner in the law firm of Mahtook & La Fleur with offices in Ville Platte, Lafayette and New Orleans. LaFleur chairs the firm’s bond and transactional section which focuses on private, commercial and public financial transactions. La Fleur serves on the Board of Directors of the Sacred Heart Foundation, Louisiana Citizens Insurance Company, Inc., Louisiana School for the Math & Sciences, French-American Chamber of Commerce, Nursing Home of Eunice, LLC d/b/a Eunice Manor, The Evangeline Bank and Trust Company and St. Landry Ventures, LLC.  He is a member for bank counsel section of the Louisiana Bankers’ Association.

 

 LaFleur was elected to an open seat in the Louisiana House of Representatives in 1999 and reelected again in 2003. In 2007, he won an open seat in the Louisiana State Senate.  He was re-elected in 2011 and then won again without opposition in 2015. During his 17 year term in the legislature, he served 16 years as a member of the House Appropriations or Senate Finance Committee.  Today, he serves as Chairman of the following committees: Senate Committee on Finance, the Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget, and Joint Legislative Committee on Litigation.  In addition, he serves as a member on Senate Committees on Insurance and Judiciary and the Louisiana State Bond Commission. In addition, he is a member of the Senate Committees on Insurance and Judiciary B.  LaFleur, a French speaker, also serves as President of the Louisiana section of the Assemblée Parlementaire de la Francophonie (APF)  

 

 LaFleur is a graduate of Sacred Heart High School, Louisiana State University, Tulane University and Tulane Law School.  La Fleur earned a B.A. in Economics, French and History and a Juris Doctorate in civil law. LaFleur is married to the former Julie Morein, a Louisiana licensed physician assistant and nursing home administrator from Ville Platte. They have three children: Atticus, Amelie and Alistar.



 


Senator Eric LaFleur
Contact:

District Office
P. O. Box 617 Ville Platte, LA 70586

District Phone
(337)363-5019

Fax
(800)983-3565

E-mail Address
lafleure@legis.la.gov

Legislative Assistant
Jolay Walker

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