William ThiesFounding Attorney

    William W. Thies was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on July 23, 1974.  He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in history and political science from Louisiana State University in 1996 and his Juris Doctorate from Southern University Law School in 2001.  He was admitted to the Louisiana State Bar Association in May, 2002.  He is a member of the Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and American Bar Associations, the Louisiana Association of Justice, as well as the Baton Rouge Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.  He is admitted to practice in all state courts, the United States District Court for the Middle District and Eastern District of Louisiana, as well as the United States Supreme Court.

    Mr. Thies is a firm believer in protecting and defending those who cannot or are incapable of defending themselves, and as such, he is one of only a handful of Louisiana lawyers accepting pro bono cases through his membership with the Animal Law Section of the Louisiana State Bar Association.  It was his work with the Animal Law Section that led to Beall & Thies, LLC’s formation of the Fur-Ever Home Foundation.  Mr. Thies regularly volunteers his time as an arbitrator for Baton Rouge City Court where he uses this opportunity to better evaluate his own cases.

    Practice areas include injury litigation, criminal, and DWI defense, and the representation of small businesses in our community.

    Mr. Thies holds Advanced Open Water, and Rescue Diver Certifications through PADI and has logged nearly 200 dives.  Mr. Thies currently serves on the Board of Directors at the Country Club of Louisiana and is the current Chairman of the Greens Committee.

    William W. Thies has resided in Baton Rouge, Louisiana since 1992.  His email address is billyt@beallthies.com

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