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Personal Injury Attorneys Serving Baton Rouge, LA

Smith Shanklin Sosa is committed to helping you navigate complex legal issues while protecting your rights. Each of our personal injury attorneys has a rich educational background and years of experience. We are licensed to practice in state and federal courts throughout Louisiana, as well as the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. Collectively, we have represented thousands of clients across the country and handled cases involving everything from auto accidents to brain trauma. During our decades of trial experience, we have helped our clients secure millions of dollars in damages.

Personal Injury Attorneys in Baton Rouge

Smith Shanklin Sosa is a partnership between three experienced attorneys. Learn more about each of them below.

John H Smith

Licensed to practice in all state and federal courts in Louisiana and Mississippi, John H Smith graduated from the Southern University Law Center with honors in 1994. He has successfully represented clients in high-profile cases, including the family of a worker who passed away on the Deepwater Horizon during the BP Oil Spill. A leader in the legal industry, John has been appointed to several class action committees in Louisiana and the rest of the country.

Loren Shanklin Fleshman

A 2010 graduate of LSU's Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Loren Shanklin Fleshman is licensed to practice in all Louisiana state and federal courts, as well as the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. One day after receiving her license to practice law, Loren took on a wrongful death case alongside John H Smith. Recognized as a rising star by her fellow attorneys, Loren was awarded the 2018 Outstanding Young Lawyer Award by the Louisiana State Bar Association.

Alicia M. Sosa

Alicia M. Sosa graduated from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center with honors in 2011. Alicia is licensed to practice law in the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and federal and state courts across Louisiana. A fluent Spanish speaker, Alicia can provide skilled representation for clients with diverse backgrounds.

Our Services

We represent clients in cases involving personal injury, transportation accidents, class action suits, mass torts, wrongful deaths, and business and employment issues. Transportation accidents can include car accidents, boating accidents, aviation accidents, and incidents involving 18-wheelers. In wrongful death cases, we can help guide you through the impending investigations and questions of insurance companies, corporate investigators, and federal agencies.

Our personal injury cases involve clients who have experienced a wide range of injuries, including back injuries, neck injuries, fractured bones, head injuries, and amputations. We represent groups who have suffered because of questionable business practices in class action lawsuits and mass torts.

Contact Our Experienced Attorneys

At Smith Shanklin Sosa we believe in providing personalized, hands-on service to our clients. When you call our office, you will speak directly with one of our personal injury attorneys. To schedule a free consultation, call us today at 225-223-6333.


If you are seriously injured or have a complicated legal matter, you need us.