OUR TEAM

ABOUT WILLIE STEPHENS

Willie Stephens, a native of Louisiana, graduated from Bastrop High School located in Morehouse Parish. Willie, the first of his 4 siblings to attend a 4 year university,  went to Northwestern State University in Natchitoches Louisiana on a football scholarship. He graduated from Northwestern State University in 2006 with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Marketing. He realized his passion for law while at Northwestern. While there, he took business law courses and became so enamored with the law that he decided to attend law school.

In 2009, Willie enrolled at the prestigious Southern University Law Center in Baton Rouge Louisiana. While at SULC, he interned with the Baton Rouge Bar Association, the East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney’s Office, the Baton Rouge Parish Public Defender’s Office and the Baton Rouge City/Parish Prosecutor’s Office.Through his internships, he acquired experience and built a lasting relationship with many attorneys located within Louisiana and Texas. He was mentored by one of the State’s best legal minds in the areas of criminal law and personal Injury law.

Willie graduated from Southern University Law Center in 2013. He has since opened The Stephens Injury Law Firm in which focuses primarily in the areas of : Personal Injury, Car Accidents, Commercial Vehicle Accidents and 18 Wheeler Accidents.

Education

  • Southern University Law Center, Baton Rouge Louisiana
  • Northwestern State University, Bachelor in Business Administration and Marketing

Bar Admissions

  • State of Louisiana
  • Baton Rouge Bar Association

Areas of Focus

  • Personal Injury
  • Car Accidents
  • Commercial Vehicle Accidents
  • 18 Wheeler Accidents
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ABOUT CHRIS HILLMAN

Chris began working for the Stephens Law Firm as a law clerk in November of 2016, where he continued to work until graduation. Before working for the Stephens Law Firm, Chris received legal experience early on working for Southeast Louisiana Legal Services where he assisted in providing free legal aid to the public. While in law school, Chris participated in the Southern University Tech Clinic, providing free legal services to aspiring entrepreneurs and business owners. Chris also served as a member of the Southern University Law Center trial advocacy board. Chris graduated from the University of Louisiana at Monroe with a bachelor’s degree in Business Management. He earned his Juris Doctor degree from Southern University Law Center in 2018 and is licensed to practice law in the state of Louisiana.