Sid is a member of Butler Snow’s business department and focuses his practice on estates and trusts. ​

Biography – View PDF Bio


Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 1969

Civic Involvement

  • The Episcopal School of Baton Rouge
    • Board of Visitors
    • Former Member, Board of Trustees
  • Various Civic Boards in Baton Rouge, Former Member


  • Fellow, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
  • Fellow, The International Academy of Estate and Trust Counsel
  • Board Certified in Estate Planning and Administration, Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization, First Year of Certification-Present
  • Board Certified in Tax Law, Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization, First Year of Certification-Present
  • Martindale-Hubbell®
    • AV® – Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated
  • Best Lawyers in America®
    • Trusts and Estates, 1987-Present
    • Litigation – Trusts and Estates, 2011-Present
  • Louisiana Super Lawyers
    • First Edition and all Subsequent Editions
    • Top 50 Louisiana Super Lawyers, 2008
  • Adjunct Professor of Law, Estate and Gift Taxation, Louisiana State University Law School, 1983-1998
  • Adjunct Professor of Law, Security Devices (Secured Transactions), Louisiana State University Law School, 1975-1979
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Education & Honors

  • Louisiana State University, J.D., 1969
    • Order of the Coif
    • Associate Editor and Article Contributor, Louisiana Law Review
    • Chairman, Ethics and Grievances Committee
    • Outstanding Member, Phi Delta Phi, 1969
    • Omicron Delta Kappa
  • Duke University, A.B., Economics, 1966


  • Substantial experience assisting clients in matters related to estates and trusts, estate administration and probate, wealth transfer planning and federal transfer taxes related to these areas.

Papers, Presentations, & Publications

  • Lecturer, Continuing Legal Education Programs in estate planning and taxation: Louisiana State Bar Association, Louisiana State University Law School, Tulane Law School, Loyola Law School, Southern University Law School, Louisiana Society of CPA's and various other professional and civic organizations.