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Mr. Ayres graduated from the Paul M. Hebert School of Law at LSU in 1988. He was a member of the Lousiana Law Review and the Order of the Coif. He serves on the LADC Trial Academy Board of Directors and teaches each summer at the Trial Academy. He has also served on the faculty of the LSU Law School Trial Advocacy Program. He is a PADI certified rescue diver and master scuba diver.


Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 40%
    28 years
  2. Insurance: 20%
    28 years
  3. Business: 20%
    28 years
  4. Oil & Gas: 20%
    28 years

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Contact info

Ayres, Warren, Shelton & Williams, L.L.C.

Regions Tower, 14th Floor
333 Texas Street
Shreveport, LA, 71101


LAEligible to practice law198807/08/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
ListedLouisiana Super Lawyers2012
ListedBest Lawyers in America2012
Listed in Best Lawyers in Shreveport-BossierSB Magazine2012
ListedBest Lawyers in America2011
ListedLouisiana Super Lawyers2011
Listed in Best Lawyer in Shreveport-BossierSB Magazine2011
Listed in Best Lawyers in Shreveport-BossierSB Magazine2010
ListedLouisiana Super Lawyers2010
ListedBest Lawyers in America2010
Outstanding State RepresentativeDefense Research Institute2008
AV RatingMartindale-HubbellN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Member/ManagerAyres, Warren, Shelton & Williams, LLC2008 - Present
Shareholder/DirectorCook, Yancey, King & Galloway1993 - 2008
AssociateCook, Yancey, King & Galloway1988 - 1992
Association namePosition nameDuration
Litigation Counsel of America, International Institute of Environmental, Energy, and Natural Resources LawBoard of Governors2012 - Present
Professional Liability Defense FederationMember2011 - Present
Litigation Counsel of AmericaFellow2009 - Present
Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel Trial AcademyBoard of Directors2004 - Present
International Association of Defense CounselMemberN/A
Defense Research InstituteState Representative2006 - 2008
Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel, Nominating CommitteeMember2006 - 2006
Louisiana Association of Defense CounselBoard of Directors2003 - 2005
Louisiana Association of Business and IndustryExecutive Committee1998 - 2000
Louisiana Association of Business and IndustryBoard of Directors1994 - 2000
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1988
Louisiana State University, Baton RougeBusiness AdministrationBS - Bachelor of Science1985