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Christopher Sylvia

Employment History

2000-2005 - Gold, Weems, Bruser, Sues & Rundell

- Associate

2005-2008 - Faircloth, Vilar & Elliott

- Associate

2008-2012 - The Peoples State Bank

- Executive Vice President and In-House Counsel

2012-2016 - MidSouth Bank, N.A.

- First Vice President and Legal Counsel

2016-2017 - MidSouth Bank, N.A.

- Senior Vice President and Senior Legal Counsel

2017 - Christopher M. Sylvia A Professional Law Corporation

- President

Practice Areas

     Banking and Finance

     Bankruptcy and Creditor's Rights

     Corporate and Business Law


     Native American Law

     Real Estate Transactions

     Secured Transactions

     Mergers and Acquisitions

     Successions and Estate Planning

Bar and Court Admissions

     Admitted in Louisiana and Texas

     Approved to practice before the following courts:

         United State Supreme Court

         Federal Courts of Appeals

             5th Circuit

         Louisiana Federal District Courts

             Western District

             Middle District

         Texas Federal District Courts

             Eastern District

             Southern District

         Federal Bankruptcy Courts

             Western District of Louisiana

             Middle District of Louisiana

             Eastern District of Texas

             Southern District of Texas

         All Louisiana State Courts

         All Texas State Courts

         Coushatta Tribal Court


     Bachelor's Degree in Sociology

         Northwestern State University

         December 1996

     Juris Doctorate

         Louisiana State University

         May 2000

Teaching Positions Held

     Louisiana State University - Alexandria

         Adjunct Instructor - Business Law

     Northwestern State University - Alexandria

         Adjunct Instructor - Paralegal Studies