Madisonville, Louisiana Criminal Lawyers

Stephen Rue
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Dylan C. Utley
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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....
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
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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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,...
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 22 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...
Ernest Eugene Barrow III
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Covington, LA Criminal Law Lawyer with 19 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...
Mr Vincent A Miceli Jr
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Hammond, LA Criminal Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(985) 415-7609 118 B North Cypress Street
Hammond, LA 70401
Free ConsultationCriminal
Southern University Law Center
Experienced practitioner handling exclusively criminal defense case in both the Federal and State courts. I have successfully handled criminal matters, including murder, drugs, bank robbery, theft, burglary, firearms violations, and various other offenses. I have substantial experience in appellate practice, appearing before the First, Fourth, Fifth Circuit Courts of Appeal as well as the Louisiana State Supreme Court.
Douglas Daniel Brown
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Hammond, LA Criminal Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(985) 310-6900 505 South Oak Street
Hammond, LA 70403
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Personal Injury and White Collar Crime
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Douglas D. Brown, Attorney at Law, is a husband and father of three, and has practiced personal injury law, criminal defense and family law in Tangipahoa Parish for two decades. After working in Washington, D.C. for Congressman Richard Baker, Brown served as a judicial law clerk for State District Judges Ray Chutz in Amite and M. Douglas Hughes in Livingston. He later served as the City of Hammond's Assistant City Prosecutor and first In House Attorney. Before earning a JD degree at Louisiana State University's Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Brown attended Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. and earned a...
James McNary
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Covington, LA Criminal Law Attorney with 40 years experience
(985) 892-8743 301 N. Columbia Stret
Covington, LA 70433
Free ConsultationCriminal and Personal Injury
Tulane University School of Law
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
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
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.
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,...
Eliska E. Juarez
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Covington, LA Criminal Law Lawyer
434 East Lockwood Street
Covington, LA 70433
Criminal
Covington, LA Criminal Law Lawyer
(985) 892-4543 201 Holiday Blvd
Covington, LA 70433
Criminal, DWI, Maritime and Personal Injury
Covington, LA Criminal Law Lawyer
(985) 264-8404 350 Emerald Forest Blvd
Covington, LA 70433
Criminal, Business, DWI and Divorce
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) 809-8383 701 N Columbia St
Covington, LA 70433
Criminal
Covington, LA Criminal Law Attorney
(985) 892-7090 19348 N 4th St
Covington, LA 70433
Criminal, DWI and Personal Injury
Covington, LA Criminal Law Attorney
(985) 893-1355 321 N Vermont St
Covington, LA 70433
Criminal and DWI
Covington, LA Criminal Law Attorney
(985) 809-2000 506 E Rutland St
Covington, LA 70433
Criminal and Insurance Defense
Ponchatoula, LA Criminal Law Lawyer
(985) 386-2912 160 S 9th St
Ponchatoula, LA 70454
Criminal, Collections, DWI and Divorce
Covington, LA Criminal Law Attorney
(985) 809-5327 301 N Columbia St
Covington, LA 70433
Criminal and DWI
Covington, LA Criminal Law Attorney
(985) 892-5074 121 Bennett Dr
Covington, LA 70435
Criminal, DWI, Maritime and Personal Injury
Covington, LA Criminal Law Lawyer
(985) 809-8383 701 N Columbia St
Covington, LA 70433
Criminal
Hammond, LA Criminal Law Attorney
(985) 345-5291 200 N Cate St
Hammond, LA 70401
Criminal, Insurance Defense and Personal Injury
Covington, LA Criminal Law Attorney
(985) 871-7200 301 N Columbia St
Covington, LA 70433
Criminal, DWI and Tax
Covington, LA Criminal Law Attorney
(985) 893-7103 321 N Vermont St
Covington, LA 70433
Criminal and DWI
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
Harold E Weiser
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New Orleans, LA Criminal Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(504) 358-2273 3801 Canal St, STE 205
New Orleans, LA 70119
Criminal, Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
Loyola University New Orleans
Mr. Weiser is a Partner at the Weiser Law Firm, LLLC and practices Civil Ligation, Family Law and Criminal Law. Mr. Weiser is a member of the Louisiana State Bar, he is a member of the New Orleans Bar Association, Jefferson Parish Bar Association, and National Association of Criminal Defense lawyers He practices law in the Southern District of Texas, Eastern District of Louisiana & the Western District.

Mr. Weiser is a graduate of Loyola University School of Law in Civil Law with a Certificate International Law. His Bachelor's degree is from Loyola University in New Orleans with honors. Mr....
Stephen David Hebert
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New Orleans, LA Criminal Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(504) 528-9500 700 Camp St. STE 216
New Orleans, LA 70130
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI and White Collar Crime
Loyola University New Orleans
New Orleans criminal defense lawyer Stephen D. Hebert represents clients who have been charged with felony and misdemeanor crimes in district courts across Louisiana. Yet, Stephen D. Hebert is not solely a criminal defense attorney. Stephen D. Hebert is also a highly skilled personal injury lawyer.
Cullen A Tonry
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Chalmette, LA Criminal Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(504) 208-3013 2300 Pakenham Drive
Chalmette, LA 70043
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Southern University Law Center
Dad, husband, and lawyer are all labels given to me by default. I AM a defender of the poor, the less informed, and to those in which nothing extraordinary is expected. I fight injustice in the civil and criminal matters and am on the front line of defending our constitutional freedoms that are so frequently trampled on by those more fortunate. The jury is the least corruptible instrument alive in today’s justice system and public opinion is being carefully crafted to reflect the interest of Goliath while David’s freedoms are being washed away in the name of...
Jarrett P Ambeau
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Gonzales, LA Criminal Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(225) 647-7529 804 E. Cornerview St.
Gonzales, LA 70737
Free ConsultationCriminal, Domestic Violence, Personal Injury and White Collar Crime
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
I am an experienced felony criminal defense trial attorney – bringing more than 40 felony jury trials to verdict in the last nine years. Call me now if you have a serious legal matter and you need immediate assistance. I was born in Ascension Parish and grew up in Baton Rouge. After moving around the south, I settled back home in 1999 where I started back a LSU, concluding with a Law Degree from the Paul Hebert Law Center at LSU in 2008. I began further studies at the University of Florida, School of Pharmacy, where I am...
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...
Alex Kriksciun
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New Orleans, LA Criminal Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(504) 226-6200 400 Poydras Street
Suite 900
New Orleans, LA 70130
Free ConsultationCriminal and Personal Injury
Tulane University School of Law
I was born and raised in Northern Virginia. After graduating from the University of Virginia in 2003, I worked as a business anaylst at a developer of information management and analysis systems for two years. I then moved to New Orleans a week before Katrina to attend law school. After being forced to return home for several months, I returned to New Orleans to complete my legal studies. I graduated from Tulane University School of Law in 2008 with honors. I began my career with a 2-year clerkship for the Hon. Fredericka...
Mr Jerome Weldon Matthews Jr
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New Orleans, LA Criminal Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(504) 247-6411 643 Magazine St
Ste 102
New Orleans, LA 70130
Free ConsultationCriminal
University of California - Berkeley
Mr. Matthews is a native of the New Orleans area. He grew up on the Westbank, and graduated from West Jefferson Senior High School in 2001. After high school, Mr. Matthews joined the United States Marine Corps as a helicopter technician where he served honorably as a Corporal from 2001-2006. His service included a tour in Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Mr. Matthews received his Bachelor of Arts in History and Philosophy from Tulane University in 2008. He then received his Juris Doctorate from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law in 2011. During law school, he...
Kara Larson
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Gretna, LA Criminal Law Lawyer with 4 years experience
(504) 368-8440 505 Weyer Street
Gretna, LA 70053
Criminal
Loyola University New Orleans
Kara Anne Larson is an associate attorney at the Law Office of Robert Toale. Kara is a graduate of the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, where she graduated magna cum laude and in the top 5% of her class. While in law school, she was on the editorial board of the Loyola Law Review and competed in Moot Court. Kara also has previous federal clerkship experience for the Honorable Patricia Minaldi of the Western District of Louisiana.

In her spare time, Kara enjoys playing with her dog, reading comic books, and traveling. Kara also cohosts "Overruled Radio: Sustaining...
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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.

Most jurisdictions classify crimes as felonies or misdemeanors, with felonies being the more serious offenses with the possibility of more severe sentences. Some criminal lawyers focus on a specific area of criminal defense law, such as white-collar crime, drug offenses, theft crimes, or violent crimes. You should consult with a criminal defense lawyer early on in the process to preserve options, such as diversion programs or plea bargains.

When hiring a criminal defense attorney, you should evaluate the experience and fee structure of the attorney. Some offer a free consultation to discuss your case.


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.