Local Counsel with Blake R. David

Lafayette’s Blake David tells us what’s good in the neighborhood

Published in 2019 Louisiana Super Lawyers magazine

By Blake R. David on December 26, 2018


Favorite watering hole  –  Pamplona Tapas Bar.

Favorite building  –  The Old City Hall building on the corner of Jefferson and Lee.

Weekend getaway  –  Avery Island, the home of Tabasco, right outside of Lafayette.

Favorite historical site  –  Noel Acadien Au Village.

Favorite city event  –  Festival International de Louisiane.

Favorite historical resident  –  The best pole vaulter in history, Armand Duplantis—even though he is still a teenager.

Where to go after a win?  –  Pete’s or Judice Inn.

Where to go after a loss?  –  My back porch at home.

Favorite courthouse perk  –  It is two blocks from my office. That is the only redeeming quality of our current courthouse building.

Favorite breakfast spot  –  Hub City Diner with the kids.

Best local beer or spirit  –  Canebrake from Parish Brewing, a Louisiana wheat ale.

Best view  –  Any spot on the parade route at Mardi Gras.

Favorite park  –  Moncus Park at the Horse Farm.

Best place for people watching  –  Rock’n‘Bowl de Lafayette.

Favorite local shop  –  Revival Antiques in Scott.

Favorite city law  –  Drive-through daiquiri shops [which originated in the city].

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