Christopher B. Ortte

Christopher “Chris” B. Ortte joined the firm in 2018. His primary practice areas include Business/Commercial Litigation & Transactions, Admiralty and Maritime Defense, Environmental Defense, Property Dispute Litigation, and Successions and Estates.


  • Louisiana State University, Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, 2013
  • Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Juris Doctor and Graduate Diploma in Comparative Law, 2017

Professional Memberships

  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Lafayette Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Club Blue of Acadiana
  • American Inn Court of Acadiana
  • Lafayette Young Lawyers Association
  • Lafayette Volunteer Lawyers
  • American Bar Association Military Pro Bono Project


  • Lafayette Volunteer Lawyers Outstanding Attorney Award 2018
  • Louisiana State Bar Association’s Pro Bono Publico Award 2019

Personal Life

Chris is a native of Lafayette and is an active member of the Parish of St. John’s Cathedral and a proud member of Boudin for Peace. He maintains a number of hobbies, all of which he enjoys sharing with his family and friends, including playing guitar, riding horses, hunting and fishing, Cajun dancing, and drawing.


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Practice Areas

  • Business/Commercial Litigation & Transactions
  • Admiralty and Maritime Defense
  • Enviornmental Defense
  • Property Dispute Litigation
  • Successions & Estates
  • Enviornmental


  • Club Blue of Acadiana
  • Festival International de Louisiane
  • Hilliard University Art Museum