Cade is a nationally recognized leader in Estate Planning for those who want to protect relatives with special needs. He represents people throughout Louisiana with the complex special needs planning often required following a serious accident or personal injury.
Cade is a Board Certified Tax Law Specialist, and handles all aspects of Louisiana successions and trusts.
Cade has extensive experience in commercial litigation, Estate Tax and IRS disputes, and in governmental law.
Cade has trained and served extensively as a Mediator and was appointed as Deputy Special Master for the 2020 Hurricane Cases in state and federal courts. He has also served as a value Umpire in insurance property disputes.
JD from Tulane Law School with honors
CALI Award for the Highest Performance in: Obligations II, Income Tax, Energy Regulation and Public Utility Law
Law Clerk to to Justice Jeanette T. Knoll of the Louisiana Supreme Court
Board Certified Tax Law Specialist
Pepperdine School of Law, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution Certificate in Mediation
Admitted to Practice before:
All Louisiana and Florida state courts
U.S. Tax Court
U.S. District Court for Western District of Louisiana
U.S. District Court for Middle District of Louisiana
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Appointed by the United States District Court for Western Louisiana and Louisiana's 14th Judicial District Court as Deputy Special Master for all Hurricane Cases
Vice- Chair, La. Board of Tax Appeals
Local Tax Judge, Local Tax Division
Member, Federal Judicial Nominations Vetting Committee for Louisiana
Sulphur City Attorney
DeQuincy City Magistrate
Vinton Town Attorney and Vinton Power Authority General Counsel
Calcasieu Gaming Revenue District Counsel
Former Special Asst. District Attorney, 38th JDC
Spc. Assistant District Attorney, 14th JDC
Board of Directors, Lafayette/Acadiana Federal Bar Association
Past Chair of the Tax Law Specialization Advisory Commission of the La. Board of Legal Specialization
Vice Chair of the Tax Section of the La. State Bar
House of Delegates, La. State Bar Association
Executive Committee of the State and Local Tax Division of the American Bar Association
2013 President's Outstanding Service Award, Southwest La. Bar Association for improvements to indigent defense funding
Fellow, Louisiana Bar Foundation