Castle Heights Military Academy 1953; University of Kentucky AB 1957; University of Louisville JD 1961; University of Louisville LLD 1989; Ohio Northern University LLD 1989
Retired from practice of Law in Louisville, Ky. Admitted to practice in eleven states and United States Supreme Court.
President of the Louisville Bar Association 1972; Chairman of the Fellows of the American Bar Foundation 1982; President of the American Judicature Society 1983; President of the American Bar Association 1989-90.
Married to Cecilia (C'Allen) Chauvin; three children: L. Stanley Chauvin lll, Jacqueline Lee Chauvin, Judge A.C. McKay Chauvin.