Practice Areas

1. Real Estate - Read More

1. Real Estate

Our attorneys have experience in representing clients in wide array of real estate transactions. Our firm is interested in representing clients in all types of real estate matters including but not limited to:

  • Mixed-use developments
  • Commercial projects
  • Industrial projects
  • Mid-sized to large residential projects
  • Public projects
  • Land use
  • Zoning
  • Acquisition
  • Development
  • Planning
  • Management
  • Licensing
  • Sale-leasebacks
  • Leasing
  • Construction
  • Financing
  • Contracting

Our firm has its own title company, Lakeland Title, LLC. [link to Lakeland Title webpage] Lakeland Title writes title insurance in Louisiana for First American Title Insurance Company.

2. Corporate Law - Read More

2. Corporate Law

Our firm is well equipped to assist our clients with corporate legal issues. Our attorneys counsel clients on a wide range of corporate legal issues ranging from entity formation to liquidation, and including:

  • Asset Sales and Purchases
  • Contracts and Agreements
  • Corporate Entity Formation
  • Corporate Governance
  • Financing
  • Franchisors and Franchisees
  • Joint Ventures
  • Labor and Employment
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Non-competition Agreements
  • Officers and Directors Responsibility
  • Operating and Shareholder Agreements
  • Real Estate Development
  • Shareholder Rights

While our firm routinely advocates preventative measures in order to avoid the burden and cost of litigation, our attorneys are zealous advocates for our clients in litigation. Our attorneys have experience litigating in the following areas:

  • Business Competition & Trademarks
  • Government-Related Claims
  • Fiduciary Claims
  • Real Estate
  • Trade Secrets
  • Non-competition Agreements
  • Construction
  • Contracts
  • Insurance
  • Labor and employment
  • Oil and gas
  • Products liability
  • Professional liability
  • Transportation

3. Family Law - Read More

3. Family Law

Our firm handles a wide range of family legal issues for clients, including divorces, child custody, and adoptions.  Further, we assist clients with:

  • Establishing or modifying child custody agreements and orders
  • Community property settlements and litigation
  • Divorce mediation
  • Interfamily adoptions

Our focus is on ensuring that clients understand the process and the law behind it.  We never want one of our clients to leave our office feeling as if they don’t understand what’s going on.

4. Election Law/Campaign Finance - Read More

4. Election Law/Campaign Finance

Our firm assists individuals, corporations, public figures, and lobbyists in complying with the laws and regulations surrounding campaign finance, lobbyist disclosure, and ethics laws. Further, we assist clients with:

  • Implementing election law and campaign compliance programs and policies
  • Reviewing activities for compliance with campaign finance rules
  • Forming and terminating PACs
  • Avoiding ethical conflicts
  • Making appropriate disclosures
  • Opposition Research

Our focus is on ensuring that clients are compliant with the campaign finance laws of any state or region that may affect their activities and that lobbying activities are properly registered and disclosed.

5. Government Relations/Legislative Advocacy - Read More

5. Government Relations/Legislative Advocacy

Our firm brings first-hand knowledge, judgment and experience to clients’ government relations needs to support government relations strategies. We build and maintain coalitions, grassroots efforts and constituent support initiatives, including social media networks. We also incorporate public relations efforts, fundraising and media campaigns.

6. Wills, Trusts and Estates - Read More

6. Wills, Trusts and Estate

Our firm assists individuals planning for their future.  We can draft Wills, Trust documents, and advise you regarding proper estate planning.  We can also open successions and probate estates for family members and relatives that have passed.