Baton Rouge, Louisiana Business Lawyers

John F. Jakuback
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 27 years experience

Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State UniversityLouisiana and Texas
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Michael deBarros
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 10 years experience

Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University and Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University5th Circuit, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Louisiana, U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana,...
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R. Benn Vincent Jr.
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer

Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University and L'Universite de Provence, Aix-Marseille5th Circuit, Louisiana, Louisiana Supreme Court, United States District Courts for the Eastern Districts of Louisiana, United States District Courts for the Middle Districts of Louisiana and United States District...
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Edward H. Warner
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer

University of Washington School of LawLouisiana
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Allen P. Jones
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(225) 930-4772 445 Louisiana Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Estate Planning, Real Estate and Tax
New York University School of Law and Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge
Allen P. Jones is a shareholder in Wiener, Weiss & Madison, A Professional Corporation. He practices in the areas of estate planning, tax law, succession and probate law, business and corporate law, and real estate. Allen represents individuals and families in all aspects of estate planning, including the preparation of wills, trusts, partnerships and limited liability companies. His work in the area of business and corporate law includes business succession planning, corporate reorganizations, and business sale transactions. He is Board Certified by the Louisiana State Bar in Estate Planning, and is licensed as a title insurance agent in the state...
Vance A. Gibbs
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(225) 382-3410 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Construction, Health Care and Maritime
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Jason Raphael Brown
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(225) 389-3733 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Administrative and Tax
Southern University Law Center and Southern University Law Center
Jason Brown is a partner in Kean Miller’s business and corporate practice group and he practices with the firm’s state and local tax team. For nearly twenty years Jason has advised local, regional, national and international businesses having operations and interests in the state on all aspects of Louisiana taxation. Jason practices, principally, in the area of tax controversy and dispute resolution, assisting clients navigate Louisiana’s unique two-tiered, independent system of state and local tax levy, administration and enforcement at every stage of the audit, assessment and appeal processes, from audit intake, field work and review; to administrative protests and...
Christopher J. Dicharry
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(225) 382-3492 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Administrative and Tax
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Jason R. Cashio
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(225) 389-3708 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Civil Rights, Medical Malpractice and Products Liability
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
John F. Jakuback
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(225) 382-3452 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Civil Rights, Medical Malpractice and Municipal
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
John M. Frazier
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
(225) 930-4772 445 Louisiana Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business and Bankruptcy
Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge
John Frazier is a shareholder in Wiener, Weiss & Madison, APC. He joined the firm in 2005. John has more than 35 years of experience in commercial litigation, mineral law and commercial transactions.

John is an AV-rated lawyer and has been listed in Louisiana Super Lawyers.
Tara Montgomery Madison
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(225) 389-3744 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, IP and Trademarks
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University and Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
John C. Funderburk
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(225) 388-0999 400 Convention St
#700
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Construction and Environmental
John Funderburk is a partner in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller and practices in the litigation and construction groups. He represents clients in energy, commercial, environmental, transportation, and construction litigation in both state and federal courts. Prior to joining the firm, John practiced with a global law firm from its Houston, Texas office.

John has represented both individuals and corporations in complex environmental litigation, contract disputes, maritime actions, personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits, deceptive trade practices claims, and oilfield contamination litigation. In addition, he coordinates with clients and experts to respond quickly to accidents and incidents across the...
Russel O. Primeaux
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(225) 382-3454 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, IP, Patents and Trademarks
University of San Diego
J. Eric Lockridge
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 20 years experience

The University of Texas School of Law5th Circuit, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, United...
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Katilyn M. Hollowell
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer

Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State UniversityU.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Louisiana and Louisiana
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Allison N. Benoit
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(225) 389-3746 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business and Asbestos
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University and Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Allison Benoit is special counsel in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller. She joined the firm in 2005 and practices in the toxic tort, occupational exposure, and commercial litigation groups. Prior to joining the firm, Allison practiced at an insurance defense firm in Alexandria, Louisiana.

Allison earned her B.A. in English, magna cum laude, from Louisiana State University in 1999. She earned her J.D. in 2003 from the LSU Law Center where she was a member of the Moot Court Board and a semi-finalist in the Robert Lee Tullis Moot Court Competition.
Ben K. Jumonville
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 4 years experience
(225) 387-0999 400 Convention St
#700 P. O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business
Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge
Ben Jumonville is an associate in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller.
Gregory M. Anding
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(225) 382-3485 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Construction and Energy
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University and Louisiana State University
Greg Anding is a litigation partner in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller. He joined the firm in 1995 and practices in the trial, toxic tort, expropriation, and commercial litigation groups. Greg represents clients in asbestos and benzene defense, other occupational and toxic tort litigation, hearing loss claims, expropriation (eminent domain) litigation, civil and business litigation, and construction law.

Greg has particular experience representing clients in cases involving premises liability, products liability, personal injury involving occupational and chemical exposures, and pipeline expropriation and expansion projects. He has specialized in asbestos and benzene litigation for over 20 years. Greg has handled...
Kevin C. Curry
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(225) 382-3484 5035 Bluebonnet Boulevard
Suite B
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Business, Estate Planning and Tax
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University and Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Linda Perez Clark
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(225) 389-3714 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Energy and Real Estate
Tulane University
Micajah Daniel 'Caj' Boatright
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(225) 412-6348 835 Louisiana Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Maritime and Personal Injury
University of Texas - Austin
Attorney Caj Boatright grew up in Sweetwater, a small town in west Texas. He attended Southwestern University of Georgetown, and graduated cum laude with Honors as a double major in Political Science and History. He earned his J.D. from the University of Texas Law School, where he also met and became friends with Kurt Arnold and Jason Itkin. Following law school, Attorney Boatright worked for the largest firm in Fort Worth, where he handled cases related to all types of litigation and appellate matters. In 2006, he joined Kurt and Jason at their small firm, Arnold & Itkin...
Amanda Stephens Bourgeois
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(225) 382-3420 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Amanda Bourgeois is a partner in the Baton Rouge office. She joined the firm in 2012 and practices in the business and corporate group. Amanda has experience representing clients in connection with a variety of transactional matters, including asset and stock acquisitions and sales and the drafting and negotiating of industrial and construction procurement, purchase and service contracts. She has also assisted individuals and businesses with entity formation, structure and governance, including the drafting of organizational documents and planning of overall corporate structure.

Amanda received her J.D. in 2010 from the LSU Law Center where she was a member of the...
James P. Doré
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 46 years experience
(225) 382-3442 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Antitrust, Construction and Environmental
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University and Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Kimberly K. Hymel
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(225) 389-3742 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Energy and Environmental
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University and Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Kimberly Hymel is an attorney in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller. She joined the firm in 2004 and practices in the energy, oil and gas, pipeline and commercial litigation groups. Kimberly represents national and international energy and petrochemical clients in a wide variety of litigation, with particular experience in environmental property damage cases, commercial contractual disputes, and toxic tort litigation. She has also worked extensively on electronic discovery issues, including management of large-scale discovery efforts for multi-national companies and advising clients regarding development and implementation of workable strategies, procedures, and discovery software tools for the collection, review, and...
Charles S. McCowan III
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(225) 382-3433 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Communications, Energy and Environmental
Tulane University School of Law
Trey McCowan is a partner in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller. He joined the firm in 1989 and practices in the litigation group. Trey represents local, regional and multi-national energy and petrochemical clients in a wide variety of litigation matters. He has specific experience representing clients in litigation involving complex commercial agreements and legacy site litigation in the energy industry. Trey also represents clients with regard to environmental litigation and toxic tort defense. He also advises clients on electronic discovery, e-discovery compliance, electronically stored information (ESI), electronic information management, and retention and destructive policies and procedures.

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Vance A. Gibbs
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 37 years experience

Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University5th Circuit, 8th Circuit, United States Claims Court, United States District Courts for the Middle Districts of Louisiana, United States District Courts for the Western Districts of Louisiana, United States...
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G. Trippe Hawthorne
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 24 years experience

Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University5th Circuit, United States Court of Claims, United States District Courts for the Middle Districts of Louisiana, United States District Courts for the Western Districts of Louisiana, United States District Courts...
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Matthew C. Meiners
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(225) 382-3416 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University and Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Jason Aron Itkin
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(225) 412-6348 835 Louisiana Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Free ConsultationBusiness, Insurance Claims, Maritime and Personal Injury
The University of Texas School of Law
As one of the nation’s top trial lawyers, Jason Itkin has obtained dozens of verdicts and settlements throughout the years’ worth more $10 million. In fact, Jason has won several victories upward of $100 million each. In addition to these prolific cases, he has won close to 200 verdicts and settlements for more than $1 million each. In total, Jason has won billions of dollars for his clients. These victories have come in courtrooms all across North America, as he has represented clients in all 50 states.

Jason has been the recipient of numerous awards and honors due to his...
Maxwell B. Kallenberger
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 3 years experience
(225) 382-4655 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Katie D. Bell
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(225) 389-3760 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Civil Rights, Environmental and Insurance Defense
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University and Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Glenn M. Farnet
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(225) 382-3431 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Antitrust, Environmental and Products Liability
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University and Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Bradley J Spedale
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(225) 343-1300 3301 North Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning, Real Estate and Tax
William & Mary Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Brad’s practice utilizes the Master of Business Administration he earned in addition to his Juris Doctor. In addition to representing businesses of all kinds, he practices many different areas of law, performing both transactional work and litigation. Brad’s trust and estate practice covers everything from simple wills and successions to complex trusts and advanced estate planning. As part of his real estate practice, he is a title agent for Gulf Title Corporation, which is an agent for First American Title Insurance Company of Louisiana. Brad’s collection practice specializes in purchased debt. He also litigates many labor and employment matters and...
M. Dwayne Johnson
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(225) 382-3415 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Energy and Environmental
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Elisabeth Q. Prescott
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(225) 387-0999 400 Convention St
#700 P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Construction, Products Liability and Real Estate
University System of Georgia - University of Georgia
Alan J. Berteau
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(225) 382-3475 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Bankruptcy, Energy and Environmental
Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center
J. Eric Lockridge
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(225) 389-3756 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Bankruptcy and IP
The University of Texas School of Law
Alan J. Berteau
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 32 years experience

Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law CenterLouisiana
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Lana D. Crump
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 24 years experience

Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University5th Circuit, United States District Courts for the Western Districts of Louisiana, United States District Courts for the Eastern Districts of Louisiana, United States District Courts for the Middle Districts of...
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Robert A. Hawthorne Jr.
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 57 years experience
(225) 382-3402 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Bob Hawthorne is of counsel to the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller. He is one of the founding members of the firm and practices in the estate planning and probate, business and corporate, and real estate groups. Bob represents clients in the finance, acquisition, construction, purchase, refinancing, management, leasing and sale of various types of real estate developments, both commercial and residential, including office buildings, shopping malls, manufacturing facilities, retail centers, industrial facilities, and commercial developments.

Bob advises business and corporate clients with regard to commercial lending transactions, financings, and the structure and formation of corporate entities. He has extensive...
Jay M. Jalenak Jr.
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(225) 382-3438 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Antitrust, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
David K. Nelson
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
(225) 382-3417 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Construction and Environmental
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Siobhan Sullivan Leger
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(225) 522-4996 8680 Bluebonnet Boulevard, Suite F
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
Free ConsultationBusiness, Elder, Estate Planning and Family
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University and Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
After practicing in the areas of estate planning, estate administration, probate, and real estate law for several years with a boutique law firm in the Baton Rouge area, Siobhan Leger opened the Leger Law Group, LLC. As the managing attorney for the Leger Law Group, LLC, Siobhan now practices in all areas of civil law, but continues to focus her practice on wills & trusts, estates, real estate, Medicaid and Veteran's Aid & Attendance planning, and family law.

Siobhan Leger is a graduate of both Louisiana State University, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in English, and the Paul M....
Dean P. Cazenave
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(225) 382-3483 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Health Care and Real Estate
Loyola University School of Law
Bradley C. Myers
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(225) 382-3421 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Civil Rights, Environmental and Health Care
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Mr. Jeffrey S. Wittenbrink
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(225) 282-0602 445 North Boulevard
Suite 625
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Divorce, Family and Probate
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Jeffrey S. Wittenbrink is a Board Certified Family Law Specialist in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He handles difficult and complex custody and community property cases associated with divorce; adoptions, paternity and grandparent custody cases. He also handles personal injury cases, wills and successions and general civil and criminal litigation.
Noah M. Wexler
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(225) 412-6348 835 Louisiana Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Consumer, Maritime and Personal Injury
South Texas College of Law
Attorney Noah Wexler is a highly experienced trial lawyer who has handled tens of thousands of cases in the past decade. Due to his commitment to his clients, keen skills in preparing for trials, attention to detail, and his ability to identify strategies that force insurers and negligent companies to pay maximum compensation, Noah has recovered hundreds of millions of dollars. While he is highly skilled in various areas of personal injury law, he focuses the majority of his work handling catastrophic truck accident cases, pharmaceutical cases, complex product liability cases, wrongful death cases, and catastrophic offshore injury cases throughout...
Jennifer J. Thomas
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(225) 389-3705 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Appeals, Health Care and Medical Malpractice
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Scott N. Hensgens
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
301 Main Street, Suite 2300
PO Box 3197
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-3197
Business and IP
Tulane University School of Law
Scott Hensgens is the managing partner and practices in the Baton Rouge office of Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P. Scott’s principal areas of practice include business and commercial litigation, contract litigation, consumer credit litigation, and trademark and copyright registration and litigation. His experience includes representing individuals, small and large businesses, insurance companies, corporate shareholders, automobile dealerships, and credit reporting agencies.
John M. Frazier
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Erich P. Rapp
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 32 years experience

Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law CenterLouisiana and Texas
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