Louisiana lawyer Parker Layrisson has held the best peer ranking available to attorneys since 2009: Martindale-Hubbell's prestigious AV Preeminent rating. This review means that Louisiana judges and lawyers have rated Mr. Layrisson for very high ethical standards and very high to preeminent legal abilities. Mr. Layrisson also was named as a “Top Lawyer” for New Orleans Magazine in 2009. Since 2011, he has maintained a 10.0 rating on Avvo. In 2012, Mr. Layrison received the LexisNexis Client Distinction Award for excellence in quality of service, responsiveness, communication ability, and value for money. Finally, in 2012 and 2013, Louisiana Super Lawyers named him to its "Rising Star" list.
Mr. Layrisson is a former #1-ranked LSU Law student, who served as editor-in-chief of the Louisiana Law Review, and achieved membership in the Order of the Coif (top 10% graduates). He also won awards for obtaining the highest grades in Criminal Law, Federal Civil Procedure (courses I & II), Obligations, and Jurisprudence. Finally, he published a law review paper, co-authored a DWI law book, wrote an auto accident handbook, and authored several other legal reports.
EDUCATION • LSU Law Center, J.D., graduated with honors • Tulane University, B.A., graduated with honors • American University, completed semester criminal justice program
Boy Scouts of America, Friends of Scouting fundraising chairman
REFERENCES Former employer and Louisiana Attorney General Richard Ieyoub publicly described Parker Layrisson as "a first-rate young man and an emerging legal talent… [who] possesses an exceptionally bright legal mind and a wealth of wisdom and common sense."
Tom Enmon, a client and President of Jani-King's Gulf Coast Region, added this: "Parker Layrisson is an excellent attorney. He has represented my company with great skill. I'd recommend Parker to anyone seeking a good trial lawyer." Other references are available upon request.
PERSONAL Parker Layrisson resides in Ponchatoula, Louisiana. He is married to Brandie Bruno Layrisson and is the son of retired Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Ed Layrisson and Celeste LeBlanc Layrisson. He is the brother of Ponchatoula Chief of Police Bry Layrisson, New Orleans attorney Jean-Paul Layrisson, and Houston attorney Louie Layrisson. In addition to practicing law, Mr. Layrisson authors a newspaper column entitled "Ask an Attorney." He also volunteers coaching youth basketball and baseball. He is a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church.