Mr. Arceneaux has been in practice for over 35 years. He has run the gamut of the law practice experience, from United States District Court law clerk to associate at a large Houston law firm (Vinson & Elkins) to small partnership practice to in-house counsel to solo practice. His practice is primarily commercial law, with emphasis on commercial transactions and commercial litigation, but he also has a substantial practice in state and local government law, with clients that include the Louisiana State Board of Dentistry and the Town of Blanchard. Mr. Arceneaux received his B.S. in economics, magna cum laude, from Louisiana State University in 1972 and his J.D. from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at LSU in 1976. At the Law Center, he was a member of Order of the Coif and served as Articles Editor for the Louisiana Law Review. From 1982-1990, Mr. Arceneaux served as a member of the Shreveport City Council, including holding office as Chairman and Vice Chairman of that body. For 13 years, he was an instructor in collections and bankruptcy in the Paralegal Institute at Louisiana State University in Shreveport. He is a member of the Louisiana and Texas State Bar Associations and the American Bar Association.