Areas of Practice

  • Elder Law – 35%
  • Probate/ Successions – 25%
  • Family Law/Divorce – 25%
  • Mental Health Law – 15%

Awards

  • Super LawyerSuper Lawyers
  • 10 Best – LouisianaAmerican Institute of Family Law Attorneys
  • Top 100 Lawyers – National Advocates Top 100
  • Top 10 RankingNational Academy of Family Law Attorneys
  • Top 10 Family Law AttorneyAttorney and Practice Magazine
  • Top 1%Premier Lawyers of America
  • Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell
  • Dean’s ListLSU Law Center
  • Moot CourtLSU Law Center

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Education

  • Louisiana State UniversityJD – Juris Doctor – 1983
  • Louisiana State UniversityBA – Bachelor of Arts – 1979

Legal Associations

  • Member – AARP Legal Services Network
  • Member – American Association for Justice
  • Member – Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Member – Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Family Law Section
  • Member – Federal Bar Association (New Orleans chapter)
  • Member – Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member – National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Admitted – U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana
  • Admitted – U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana
  • Admitted – U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana
  • American Bar Association, Elder Law Section, Member
  • American Association for Justice