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William Charles Sandoz, American lawyer. Bar: Louisiana 1950, United States District Court (western district) 1950, United States District Court (eastern district) Louisiana 1972, United States District court (middle district) Louisiana 1972, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1963. Named to Hall of Fame, Louisiana State University Law School, 1987.


Sandoz, William Charles was born on August 23, 1928 in Opelousas, Louisiana, United States. Son of Lawrence Broussard and Cecelia (Boagni) Sandoz.


Student, Louisiana State University, 1945-1947;student, University Southwestern Louisiana, 1945-1947;Juris Doctor, Louisiana State University, 1950.


Private practice, Opelousas, 1950-1954, 83-87;partner, Sandoz & Sandoz, Opelousas, 1954-1960;partner, Sandoz, Sandoz & Schiff, Opelousas, 1960-1983;partner, Law Offices William C. Sandoz and W. Simmons Sandoz, Opelousas, since 1983. Also Alexandria, Baton Rouge, Houma, Lafayette, Lake Charles, Monroe, New Orleans, and Shreveport. Board directors Church Point (Louisiana) Bank & Trust Company.

Lecturer professional associations.


Member American Bar Association, Louisiana Bar Association, St. Landry Parish Bar Association, Association Trial Lawyers American, Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association, National Association Bankruptcy Trustees, American Bankruptcy Institute, Commercial Law League American, Knights of Columbus (re. secretary Opelousas 1950-1952) Elks, Order of Coif, Delta Kappa Epsilon, Phi Delta Phi.


Son of; married Jane Simmons, April 29, 1950. Children: Yvonne Marie, William Simmons, Charles Jeffrey.