Louis is a conservative author, whose political opinion columns have been published regularly in The Forum News, Shreveport Times, and nearly 28 regional newspapers throughout Louisiana.
He is a construction industry attorney based in Shreveport, and is a principal in several construction-industry companies, from Shreveport to New Orleans.
He is a member of the Shreveport Bar Association, as well as the Louisiana State Bar Association, and has served as a representative of the Shreveport area in the association’s policymaking body, the House of Delegates.
He is the qualifying party for his companies’ contractor licenses with the state board of contractors in Louisiana, and is licensed with the Louisiana State Fire Marshal’s Office.
He is also a member of the Associated General Contractors of America, where he has served in various capacities, including as a member and chairman of the Shreveport chapter’s Advisory Council. He has also served as an instructor for various certification programs for the National Association of Women in Construction.
Louis served as a Congressional aide to U.S. Representative Jim McCrery, in Washington, and here at home. In 2008, he was elected to the Caddo Republican Parish Executive Committee, and currently serves as Chairman of the Committee, as well as serving as editor of the Committee’s newsletter, a role he has filled since 2004.
Born in Baton Rouge and raised in Shreveport, he earned a B.S. degree in Political Science and a B.A. degree in Psychology, from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, and a J.D. degree from Loyola Law School in New Orleans, where he was selected by faculty and peers to be a member of the law school’s Moot Court team.
Louis enjoys flying, spending time with his busy family, talking about politics and the promise of the America dream. He is married to the former Colleen Smith, and they have 2 children. They are members of St. Joseph Catholic Church, where Colleen is also a 2nd grade Sunday school teacher and where Louis is Vice-Chairman of the Parish Pastoral Council.