Ashley D. Boutte


Experience and Expertise

Ashley D. Boutte is an Associate Attorney at Fraser, Wheeler & Courtney, LLP. Boutte has devoted her entire practice to litigation. Prior to her civil litigation practice, Ashley served as a Law Clerk for the Judges of the 14th Judicial District Court in and for the Parish of Calcasieu.

Ashley has experience in litigation, complex discovery issues and motion practice. Her principal area of practice encompasses railroad litigation, including federal regulations and federal employment liability. Boutte also has extensive experience in litigation regarding premises liability, automobile liability, workers’ compensation, and governmental liability in addition to commercial litigation, and commercial practice in general, involving formation of business entities and contractual negotiations.

Boutte graduated from the University of Memphis in Memphis, Tennessee with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. Prior to obtaining her degree at Memphis, Ashley was a member of the inaugural Women’s Soccer team at Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana where she garnered national attention while breaking two NCAA Division I scoring records for goals and points per game during her freshman season. Ashley went on to graduate from the Southern University Law Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and was admitted to the New York State Bar in 2012 and the Louisiana Bar in 2015.

In addition to being a member of the Louisiana and New York Bar Associations, Ashley is a member of the Southwest Louisiana Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section and Women’s Section, the Association of Defense Counsel, and the National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel.

Ashley is admitted to practice in Louisiana State and Appellate Courts, and the United States District Court for the Western and Middle Districts. She is also admitted to practice in all New York State, Superior, and Appellate Courts.

Contact Information

Ashley D. Boutte

Associate – Attorney

Fraser Wheeler & Courtney LLP

4350 Nelson Road
Lake Charles, LA 70605
Phone: (337) 478-8595 Fax: (337) 474-4761 Email: [email protected]

Practice Areas

Railroad Litigation

Personal Injury

Employment Liability

Premises Liability

Commercial Litigation

Bar Admissions


New York


University of Memphis, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Southern University Law Center, Juris Doctorate

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