Christian Shofstahl was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, and he graduated from St. Martin’s Episcopal High School in Metairie, Louisiana, where he was a four-time state champion in track and field and all-state in football. He attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on a full athletic scholarship and graduated with Dean’s List and Atlantic Coast Conference Honor Roll honors. After graduating from UNC, Mr. Shofstahl returned home to attend Loyola University School of Law in New Orleans. At Loyola, he attained Moot Court honors, and his brief was awarded the best brief award at the 1999 Tulane Moot Court Mardi Gras Invitational.Admitted to the Louisiana Bar in 2000, Mr. Shofstahl spent the first decade of his career almost exclusively defending automobile insurance companies. While defending hundreds of insurance claims, Mr. Shofstahl became well-versed in Louisiana insurance law, including the deadlines imposed on insurance companies to pay claims and the correlating penalties insurance companies face for failing to abide by those deadlines. Mr. Shofstahl has also presented numerous seminars to insurance adjusters regarding the proper handling of automobile insurance claims in Louisiana, and he drafted an automobile insurance policy used throughout Louisiana.
In 2010, Mr. Shofstahl founded the Shofstahl Law Firm, which is a boutique litigation law firm in Mandeville that primarily focuses on representing clients who have sustained severe personal injuries and economic losses arising from motor vehicle accidents and other traumatic events throughout Louisiana. Mr. Shofstahl is personally involved in handling every case accepted by the firm, and he has recovered well over $15,000,000 for his clients since the firm’s inception.
Mr. Shofstahl has lived in Mandeville with his wife, Vikki, since 2003, and they have two sons who attend Saint Paul’s School and a daughter who attends Fontainebleau High School. Mr. Shofstahl is an active member of his community having coached football and baseball at Pelican Park in Mandeville for several years, and the Shofstahl Law Firm, L.L.C. has sponsored local high school cheerleaders, football teams, baseball teams, and softball teams. Mr. Shofstahl also served a term as the Senior Warden of St. Michael’s Episcopal Church.
If you are looking for an aggressive, local attorney who has recovered millions for his clients throughout the state of Louisiana and supports his community, you have found your attorney!