Lacombe, Louisiana Criminal Lawyers

Stephen Rue
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Experienced criminal defense lawyer will fight for you. Free consultation!

I’m an experienced New Orleans criminal defense lawyer and represent individuals who have been arrested or charged with a crime. I will vigorously fight for your rights and help you navigate every stage of your case. Read More »
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Dylan C. Utley
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Aggressive & Effective Criminal Defense Representation! Fighting for Justice!

I am a dedicated and experienced criminal defense lawyer. I am committed to aggressively defending those facing criminal charges! I will fight for your future! Visit my website for information or call for a consultation. Read More »
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Nancy Bousfield
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Slidell, LA Criminal Law Attorney with 30 years experience
(985) 640-3479 2116 Gause Blvd. West
Slidell, LA 70460
Criminal, Bankruptcy, DWI and Traffic Tickets
Tulane University School of Law
Defending your constitutional rights and your property for over 20 years. Experienced in criminal law-both felonies and misdemeanors, DWI law, and traffic offenses. Experienced in protecting your assets in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy law. Attorney operates as a debt relief agency and counsels debtors regarding bankruptcy.
Phillip Lynch Jr
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Mandeville, LA Criminal Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(985) 626-9382 1280 Clausel St
Mandeville, LA 70448
Criminal, Estate Planning, Family and Landlord Tenant
Southern University Law Center
Phillip Lynch, Jr. BIO 2019
Phillip M. Lynch, Jr., has practiced law for over thirty years in the New Orleans area and
focuses on successions, real estate matters, and family law issues. In 1996, he was
elected as Justice of the Peace and served two 6-year terms in Ward Four of St.
Tammany Parish. He was also Captain of Professional Standards and a Staff Attorney
for the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office. A former president of the Greater Covington
Bar Association, he served the LSBA’s House of Delegates, and its MCLE Committee.
A former reserve deputy in Calcasieu, East Baton Rouge, and St. Tammany Parishes,
he is a...
Kristine Kuhn Sims
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Mandeville, LA Criminal Law Attorney
(985) 612-1370 1011 N Causeway Blvd
Mandeville, LA 70471
Criminal
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
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(985) 892-1955 324 N. Theard St.
[Also by appointment in New Orleans and Slidell]
Covington, LA 70433
Criminal, DWI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Loyola University New Orleans
Ellen put herself through both undergraduate and law school. She a married, mother of two. Both her husband and daughter are also attorneys as are a nephew, father-in-law, 3 brothers-in-law and one brother-in-law who was elected judge. She was drawn to the areas of family law, criminal defense and plaintiff personal injury and has never changed course. She has practiced in Ascension, East Baton Rouge Jefferson, Livingston, Orleans, St. Bernard, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa and Washington Parishes for her entire 25 years of legal experience including, Amite, Baton Rouge, Chalmette, Covington, Denham Springs, Franklinton, Gonzales, Gretna, Hammond,...
Stephen Rue
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(985) 871-0008 416 N. Vermont Street
Covington, LA 70433
Free ConsultationCovington, LA Criminal Law Attorney with 31 years experience
Criminal, DWI, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
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James L Bates Jr
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Slidell, LA Criminal Law Lawyer with 50 years experience
(985) 643-0316 2128 Front Street
Slidell, LA 70458
Criminal and DWI
Louisiana State University - University of New Orleans
James Bates is a criminal defense attorney for DWI and DWI-related charges throughout the state of Louisiana. James Bates works almost exclusively with clients who have been arrested for DWI, Underage DWI, vehicular homicide, first degree negligent injury, drug-related DWI. James Bates also handles administrative license suspension hearings. James Bates serves clients throughout the entire state of Louisiana, including Baton Rouge, Lake Charles, Alexandria, Kenner, Monroe, Shreveport, Marrero, and Laplace. Call 985-503-2344 today for a free review of your DWI case.
Ernest Eugene Barrow III
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Covington, LA Criminal Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(985) 871-7374 113 E 23rd Ave
Covington, LA 70433
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Southern University Law Center
I was born in December of 1967 and raised on the West Bank of New Orleans. After graduating from Brother Martin High School in New Orleans I attended both the University of Alabama and Louisiana State University at Baton Rouge where I graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Master's degree . I then attended Southern University Law School and obtained a Juris Doctorate in 1998.

I began my practice with my father, Ernest E. Barrow, II, in Gretna, Louisiana in 1998. I moved to Covington, Louisiana and opened at my current location in 2001 after...
Carl Alexander Barkemeyer
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Covington, LA Criminal Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(985) 888-0009 814 W. 21st Avenue
Covington, LA 70433
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Loyola University New Orleans
Carl Barkemeyer is an experienced criminal defense attorney representing clients with criminal and DWI charges. He handles cases for clients arrested or who received a summons in Baton Rouge, Livingston, Amite, Tangipahoa, St. Tammany, Covington, Mandeville, Slidell and many other areas along I-12 in southeast Louisiana.
Lieu T. Vo Clark
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Covington, LA Criminal Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(985) 238-1100 810 N. Columbia Street
Suite A
Covington, LA 70433
Criminal, Appeals, DWI and Personal Injury
Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge
Ms. Clark attended Louisiana State University Law school and graduated in 1996. Having handled criminal appeals as a law clerk for the East Baton Rouge Parish Public Defender's office, Ms. Clark immediately passed the bar exam and went to work as an assistant public defender in that office. Ms. Clark, in her 22+ years of experience, has represented thousands of clients in criminal court in both misdemeanor and felony cases. She has practiced extensively in the parishes of East Baton Rouge, Livingston, Tangipahoa and St. Tammany. Ms. Clark is dedicated to protecting the rights of...
James Scott Ruel
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Madisonville, LA Criminal Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(985) 845-7031 210 Highway 21
Madisonville, LA 70447
Free ConsultationCriminal, Cannabis Law, DWI and Traffic Tickets
Scott Ruel is an attorney located in Madisonville, Louisiana. He is admitted to the Louisiana state bar and graduated from Columbus School of Law in Washington, D.C. He is the owner of The Ruel Law Firm in Madisonville, LA. Mr. Ruel specializes in personal injury law, successions, criminal law, DUI, possession and traffic tickets. Our firm takes cases in all parishes. Free consultations on traffic tickets. We also accept credit cards by phone and email link. If you need legal assistance and want to speak with Mr. Ruel now, call our office at 985-845-7031or visit us at www.ruellaw.net....
Barbara Watzke
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Slidell, LA Criminal Law Lawyer
(985) 639-1791 1925-A Corporate Square Dr
www.barbarawatzke.com
Slidell, LA 70458
Criminal, Bankruptcy, DWI and Divorce
Brian Leonard Glorioso
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Slidell, LA Criminal Law Attorney
(985) 643-7007 245 Pontchartrain Drive
Slidell, LA 70458
Criminal, Business, Energy and Insurance Defense
Brian L. Glorioso is a partner in the firm's Slidell office. He is a graduate of Loyola Law School, New Orleans, and the University of New Orleans. Additionally, Mr. Glorioso is a fellow of the Loyola Institute of Politics. Mr. Glorioso's practice focuses on civil litigation, commercial litigation, real property, and successions. He is licensed to practice in all Louisiana District Courts, Courts of Appeal, the Louisiana Supreme Court, the United States District Courts for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Louisiana, the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme...
Richard Alvin Tonry II
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Slidell, LA Criminal Law Attorney
(985) 643-7007 245 Pontchartrain Drive
Slidell, LA 70458
Criminal, DWI, Employment and Personal Injury
Richard A. Tonry, II is a partner in the firm's Slidell office. Mr. Tonry's practice focuses primarily on civil and criminal trial practice, real property, successions, and personal injury. Mr. Tonry has extensive litigation experience and has argued before various state and appellate courts, federal district and appellate courts, and the Louisiana Supreme Court. He is licensed to practice in all Louisiana District Courts, Courts of Appeal, the Louisiana Supreme Court, the United States District Courts for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Louisiana, the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United...
Charles Branton
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Covington, LA Criminal Law Lawyer
(504) 807-1410 522 N New Hampshire Street
Covington, LA 70433
Criminal, DWI, Divorce and Personal Injury
Loyola University New Orleans
James McNary
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Covington, LA Criminal Law Attorney with 41 years experience
(985) 892-8743 301 N. Columbia Stret
Covington, LA 70433
Free ConsultationCriminal and Personal Injury
Tulane University School of Law
John Almerico
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Covington, LA Criminal Law Attorney
(985) 590-4132 301 N. Columbia St., Ste. 2
http://bradleyalmerico.com
Covington, LA 70433
Criminal, DWI and Domestic Violence
John M. Almerico is one half of the legal team comprising of John M. Almerico and Michael S. Bradley LLC, a post he has held since the firm’s inception. Mr. Almerico has held several positions since graduating from Southern University Law Center in 2005, including closing agent for the Road Home Program, Assistant Public Defender, and Law Partner at John M. Almerico and Michael S. Bradley LLC. He has represented clients throughout all levels of the criminal justice system in multiple jurisdictions around the greater New Orleans area. Mr. Almerico has also represented clients in both family law, personal injury,...
Matthew Bradley Champagne Esquire
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Covington, LA Criminal Law Lawyer
(985) 249-6100 221 East Kirkland Street
Covington, LA 70433
Criminal, DWI, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
From his Criminal Justice and Law degrees to his police experience, Matthew has focused his entire life on the multiple facets and phases of the justice system. His knowledge of the law and ability to communicate enables this attorney to pursue any legal issue with confidence and thoroughness.
Chadwick W. Collings
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Covington, LA Criminal Law Attorney
(985) 285-8779 827 West 22nd Avenue
Covington, LA 70433
Criminal, Business, Family and Insurance Defense
Eliska E. Juarez
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Covington, LA Criminal Law Lawyer
434 East Lockwood Street
Covington, LA 70433
Criminal
Mandeville, LA Criminal Law Lawyer
(985) 624-7777 635 Lafitte St
Mandeville, LA 70448
Criminal, DWI and Personal Injury
Covington, LA Criminal Law Lawyer
(985) 264-8404 350 Emerald Forest Blvd
Covington, LA 70433
Criminal, Business, DWI and Divorce
Covington, LA Criminal Law Attorney
(985) 893-1355 321 N Vermont St
Covington, LA 70433
Criminal and DWI
Covington, LA Criminal Law Attorney
(985) 892-5074 121 Bennett Dr
Covington, LA 70435
Criminal, DWI, Maritime and Personal Injury
Slidell, LA Criminal Law Attorney
(985) 649-7770 486 Brownswitch Rd
Slidell, LA 70458
Criminal, DWI, Divorce and Employment
Covington, LA Criminal Law Attorney
(985) 809-2000 506 E Rutland St
Covington, LA 70433
Criminal and Insurance Defense
Slidell, LA Criminal Law Attorney
(985) 643-6443 2217 2nd St
Slidell, LA 70458
Criminal, DWI and Personal Injury
Covington, LA Criminal Law Attorney
(985) 809-5327 301 N Columbia St
Covington, LA 70433
Criminal and DWI
Covington, LA Criminal Law Attorney
(985) 892-7090 19348 N 4th St
Covington, LA 70433
Criminal, DWI and Personal Injury
Slidell, LA Criminal Law Lawyer
(985) 641-4688 2771 3rd St
Slidell, LA 70458
Criminal, DWI, Divorce and Family
Covington, LA Criminal Law Attorney
(985) 871-7200 301 N Columbia St
Covington, LA 70433
Criminal, DWI and Tax
Slidell, LA Criminal Law Attorney
(985) 643-8223 735 Old Spanish Trail
Slidell, LA 70458
Criminal, DWI, Divorce and Family
Covington, LA Criminal Law Lawyer
(985) 809-8383 701 N Columbia St
Covington, LA 70433
Criminal
Covington, LA Criminal Law Lawyer
(985) 809-8383 701 N Columbia St
Covington, LA 70433
Criminal
Covington, LA Criminal Law Lawyer
(985) 809-1901 417 N Theard St
Covington, LA 70433
Criminal and Health Care
Covington, LA Criminal Law Attorney
(985) 809-1442 76450 Hwy 1082
Covington, LA 70435
Criminal, DWI and Estate Planning
Covington, LA Criminal Law Attorney
(985) 893-7103 321 N Vermont St
Covington, LA 70433
Criminal and DWI
Slidell, LA Criminal Law Attorney
(985) 781-8883 1926 Corporate Square Dr
Slidell, LA 70458
Criminal, DWI, Divorce and Family
Covington, LA Criminal Law Lawyer
(985) 892-4543 201 Holiday Blvd
Covington, LA 70433
Criminal, DWI, Maritime and Personal Injury
Slidell, LA Criminal Law Attorney
(985) 641-2270 1175 Old Spanish Trail
Slidell, LA 70458
Criminal, DWI and Personal Injury
Seth Jeremy Bloom
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New Orleans, LA Criminal Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(504) 599-9997 839 St. Charles Ave
Suite 310
New Orleans, LA 70130
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
Loyola University New Orleans
Seth Bloom is a DWI lawyer in New Orleans who also works on cases dealing with personal injury and criminal defense. Mr. Bloom is a native of Jacksonville, Florida and has lived in New Orleans for almost seven years. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Florida and family roots brought him to New Orleans and Loyola University Law School where he served on the Honor Board and received his J.D. Mr. Bloom is very experienced as a drug attorney and has even written many blog posts and provides many resources to others seeking assistance for...
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Arrested or facing criminal charges?

Criminal law addresses the government's prosecution of individuals who have been accused of committing a crime. Such laws may be federal, state, or local. The prosecution represents the people of a particular jurisdiction, and acts on behalf of the government by bringing a case against an accused. Under the U.S. Constitution, a person accused of a crime may have the right to a criminal defense attorney during interrogations and certain other times before and during a trial.

Whether you are under police investigation, have been arrested, or are facing charges, having an advocate familiar with the criminal justice system.

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Accomplice liability: If a person aids, assists, or encourages another in the commission of a crime, they are criminally liable as an accomplice to the crime.

Self-defense: The claim that an act otherwise criminal was legally justifiable because it was necessary to protect a person or property from the threat or action of another.