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Laura Walker Plunkett

Laura Walker Plunkett

Practice areas:

Estate Planning, Corporate & Incorporation, Tax, Wills & Living Wills, Trusts

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1997

  1. Estate Planning: 40%
    16 years
  2. Tax: 20%
    16 years
  3. Corporate & Incorporation: 20%
    16 years
  4. Trusts: 10%
    16 years
  5. Wills & Living Wills: 10%
    16 years

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Contact Info

546 Carondelet Street
New Orleans, LA, 70130-3588



LAEligible to practice law200108/16/2015
VAAuthorized to practice law199903/11/2014
ALAuthorized to practice law199812/29/2009
GAActive Member in Good Standing 199708/22/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Listed in "Top 100 Lawyers" ListNew Orleans Magazine2010
selected for inclusionSuperLawyers2010
Trusts ad Estates categoryBest Lawyers in America2010
Excellence in Writing AwardProbate & Property2006


Association NamePosition NameDuration
American College of Trusts and Estates CounselFellow2009 - Present


Publication NameTitleDate
Probate & Property MagazineWhen Disaster Strikes: Disaster Planning for Lawyers2006
Journal of Taxation of Exempt OrganizationsGifts of Appreciated Property and the Assignment of Income Doctrine2000


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York University School of LawTAXATIONLL.M - Master of Laws1999
Emory UniversityN/Alaw1997

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
La. Judicial College & LSBA Summer SchoolLate Breaking Issues in Trust and Estates2010
17th Annual Estate Planning InstituteDrafting for the Estate Tax after Estate Tax Temporary Repeal2010
Bank Counsel ConferenceNew Small Succession Law and Succession Issues for Banks2009
2009 Procrastinators' ProgramNew Small Succession Law and Other Succession Law Changes2009
37th Annual LSU Law Center Estate Planning SeminarChoosing the Right Charitable Vehicle2007
16th Annual Tulane Estate Planning InstituteIssues in Bringing and Defending Claims Against the Succession Representative or the Trustee2007
New Orleans Technical MeetingPractical Tips for Using S Corporations in Estate Planning2003