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Robert Boyd Dunlap

Oil and gas Attorney at Shreveport, LA

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  • State Years
    Louisiana - LA 41 years
    Texas - TX 8 years
  • Licensed for 41 years
    State LA
    Acquired 1982
    Eligible to Practice Law No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 8 years
    State TX
    Acquired 2015
    Inactive No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Robert

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As a Shreveport personal injury lawyer, Robert B. Dunlap is dedicated to helping victims in Louisiana and Texas. With over 30 years of experience, he has consulted on and litigated a wide variety of legal matters, including oil and gas law, commercial and business law, construction litigation and more. He received both his Bachelor's Degree and Juris Doctor from Louisiana State University, and was admitted to the Louisiana State Bar in 1982 and the Texas State Bar in 2015.

Robert Dunlap also has international and governmental experience having served as the Attorney General of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands on the island of Saipan. There he supervised all the legal work for the Commonwealth, including criminal law matters, immigration issues, labor cases, civil litigation, and more. He has appeared and testified before the United States Senate Committee of Energy and Natural Resources. After leaving the Attorney General’s Office, he practiced with the largest law firm in the Pacific handling employment, construction and personal injury law.

Among a number of other honors, Mr. Dunlap has been selected as a top lawyer in SB Magazine.


Law Office of Robert B. Dunlap
149 Freestate Blvd
Shreveport, LA, 71107-6511


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AVVO RATING 9.1 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Law Office of Robert B. Dunlap
  • 2012 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Cook, Yancey, King, and Galloway
  • 2003 - 2012
  • Attorney
  • Carlsmith Ball
  • 1998 - 2003
  • Attorney General
  • Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Attorney General's Office
  • 1994 - 1998
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  • Louisiana State University
  • Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)
  • 1982
  • Louisiana State University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1979


  • Goodwill Industries of Northern Louisiana
  • Executive Committee
  • 2007 - Present
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Shreveport Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Goodwill Industries of Northern Louisiana
  • Board Chairman
  • 2012 - 2012
  • Goodwill Industries of Northern Louisiana
  • Board Member
  • 2005 - 2013
  • National Association of Attorneys General
  • Member
  • 1994 - 1998
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Distinguished
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2016
  • Top Attorney 2016
  • SB Magazine
  • 2016

Speaking Engagements

  • Petrohawk Energy
  • "Imprescriptible Mineral Servitudes"
  • 2010
  • CNG Symposium
  • "Federal and State Tax Incentives for Conversion of Natural Gas Vehicles"
  • 2010
  • Southeast Shreveport Rotary Club
  • "Local Impact of the Haynesville Shale and Basic Mineral Rights for Landowners"
  • 2008
  • American Inns of Court
  • "Oil, Gas and Mineral Lease Negotiations"
  • 2008
  • Federal District Bar Conference
  • "Qualified Immunity in Section 1983 Actions"
  • 1997
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Louisiana Worker's Compensation Act
  • 1994
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Attorney endorsements

Received (4)
Given (7)
Endorse Robert
Oil and gas Attorney | Oct 03
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Robert is an excellent lawyer and courteous opposing counsel."
Litigation Attorney | Jun 09
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Robert is highly intelligent and very experienced. We often discuss legal issues, and he always impresses. He also has the highest integrity and ethical standards."
Employment and labor Attorney | Dec 16
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Aug 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known Robert since law school. He is a lawyer of great skill and integrity; a lawyer you can trust on the most difficult of cases. He is the kind of guy that stays awake at night worrying about his clients, their families, and how to get an edge on the case. I endorse him wholeheartedly."
Shreveport Oil and gas Lawyer Robert Boyd Dunlap
Robert Boyd Dunlap
Oil and gas Attorney
Shreveport, LA
Licensed for 41 years
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