Shane K. Hinch

Trusted Lake Charles Lawyers, Providing Personal Injury, Divorce, Family Law & Criminal Defense Representation

Shane Hinch
Shane E. Hinch


Albany Law School

Juris Doctor Degree

University of Southern California

Bachelor's Degree, Philosophy


Attorney Shane K. Hinch of Hinch and Associates PLC in Lake Charles, Louisiana devotes his practice to criminal defense, personal injury, professional discipline, and family law. Mr. Hinch represents individuals in Lake Charles and the surrounding areas who have experienced an injury due to industrial accidents, motor vehicle accidents, and other incidents. In addition, Mr. Hinch represents individuals who have been accused of a crime, such as murder, rape, pornography involving juveniles, drug crimes, DUI, or a crime involving technology.

After graduating from the University of Southern California with a bachelor’s degree in philosophy, Mr. Hinch earned his law degree from Albany Law School. He has been admitted to practice law in Louisiana since 2005.

Mr. Hinch has over 17 years of litigation experience and has tried cases in both state and federal court. While the areas listed on the website are what Mr. Hinch is known for, he frequently represent national and international corporations such as Sprint, Hoot Systems, Florence Filter Company and numerous others in litigation primarily in Federal Court. Recognized for his work, he has been featured on various television programs and is rated AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest possible peer-review rating offered by the prestigious organization. In addition, he continues to be named one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by The National Trial Lawyers and one of the Top 10 under 40 by the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. In addition, Mr. Hinch was accepted by the 14th Judicial District Court as an expert in the field of criminal defense.

Outside of his law practice, Mr. Hinch has presented for groups such as the Southwest Louisiana Bar Association. He has also devoted a portion of his time to pro bono criminal defense cases, as well as pro bono services in domestic matters.

Mr. Hinch is also a member of several professional organizations, including the Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Louisiana Association for Justice, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the American Association for Justice, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and the National Rifle Association.7


The Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

The Louisiana Association for Justice

The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

The American Association for Justice

The Electronic Frontier Foundation

The National Rifle Association


Top 100 Trial Lawyers

Top 100
Trial Lawyers

40 under 40

Top 40
Under 40


"Expert" in the Field
Criminal Defense
14th Judicial District

AV Preeminent
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