Sharon M. Williams

Sharon Williams, a native of New Orleans, Louisiana, grad­u­ated from Louisiana State Uni­ver­sity at New Orleans in 1970 with a Bach­e­lors degree in gov­ern­ment, received a Cer­tifi­cate in Edu­ca­tion from Loy­ola Uni­ver­sity New Orleans, and grad­u­ated from Loy­ola Uni­ver­sity Col­lege of Law in 1979. She was admit­ted to prac­tice in Louisiana that same year. As a law stu­dent, Williams clerked for fed­eral mag­is­trate judge Ingard O. Johan­nesen. After grad­u­a­tion, she prac­ticed law in St. Bernard Parish with the law offices of Tonry & Mumphrey. In 1983, she opened her own office, con­cen­trat­ing on fam­ily law.

She also served as trea­surer and par­lia­men­tar­ian of the St. Bernard Parish Busi­ness and Pro­fes­sional Women and is the imme­di­ate past Pres­i­dent of the St. Bernard Chap­ter of the Louisiana Fed­er­a­tion of Repub­li­can Women. Recently, Williams received the Ruby Life Memo­r­ial Award for her tire­less ser­vice and ded­i­ca­tion to the St. Bernard Repub­lic Women’s Club.

Reported cases:

  • Becker v. Dean, 854 So.2d 864
  • State of Louisiana v. Mar­rero, 525 So.2d 203
  • Arce­ment v. Cruz, 836 So.2d 314