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Associate

Christopher B. Ortte

Overview And Experience

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.

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.

Education

  • 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
  • Board of Directors, The Family Tree Counseling Center

Achievements

  • Lafayette Volunteer Lawyers Outstanding Attorney Award 2018-2020
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star 2018-2020
  • 2020 Pro Bono Award Nominee, Louisiana State Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
  • 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.