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ERNEST S. ANDERSON,  a partner in the law firm of Anderson & Anderson in Slidell, Louisiana, where his practice is focused on family law, tort and general litigation .  He received his law degree from Louisiana State University Law Center in 1983, where he graduated in the top 15% of his class.  He is a Board Certified Family Law Specialist (since its inception), having  more than 30 years experience handling family law, tort, commercial, and general litigation.  In 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 he was chosen by his peers as the top 5% of attorneys in Louisiana practicing family law.  Mr. Anderson is a member of Slidell Bar Association (President 1990-1991), the American Bar Association Family Law Section, Louisiana State Bar Association Family Law Section, the Covington Bar Association Family Law Section, 22nd Judicial District Court Mentoring Program Committee (chair-2014), the Family Law Advisory Commission, where he served as a member of the CLE Committee and of the Examination Committee (1996-2000; chair- 1999-2000), and is a member of the Christian Legal Society.  He has served as a qualified family law mediator and as a court appointed special master in matters of family law. He has been a frequent lecturer at local bar associations and law school continuing legal education seminars on issues of family law.  His community involvements include serving on the Board of Directors of the St. Tammany Parish Youth Service Bureau (1986-1996) and of Community Christian Concern (president 2008-2011),  serving as a Deacon in his church, and volunteering as a little league and high school coach.   Ernest S. Anderson is a lifelong resident of Slidell, Louisiana attending public schools and graduating from SlidellHigh School in 1977.  He has been married to Cecelia Lloyd Anderson for 32 years, a high school guidance counselor, and has three children, Emily (27), Russell (25) and David (21).




Practice areas


  1. Family: 70%
  2. Probate: 10%
  3. Litigation: 10%
  4. Personal Injury: 10%

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Anderson & Anderson

2217 2nd St
Slidell, LA, 70458-3611


LAEligible to practice law198301/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerLouisiana Super Lawyers2016
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Super LawyerLouisiana Super Lawyers2015
Super LawyerLouisiana Super Lawyers2014
Super LawyerLouisiana Super Lawyers2013
Super LawyerLouisiana Super Lawyers2012
Super LawyerLouisiana Super Lawyers2011
Super LawyerLouisiana Super Lawyers2010
Super LawyerLouisiana Super Lawyers2009
Super LawyerLouisiana Super Lawyers2008
Super LawyerLouisiana Super Lawyers2007
Board Certified Specialist - Family LawLouisiana Board of Legal Specialization2000
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney PartnerAnderson & Anderson1983 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Covington Bar AssociationFamily Law Section2005 - Present
Louisiana State Bar AssociationFamily Law Section2000 - Present
American Bar AssociationFamily Law Section2000 - Present
Christian Legal Societymember2000 - Present
Family Law Advisory CommissionMember, Chairman CLE and examination committee1996 - 2000
Slidell Bar AssociationMember, President 1990-19911983 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1983
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Fall Sliidell Bar Association SeminarFamily Law Update2015
Fall SLidell Bar Association SeminarFamily Law Update2014
22nd JDC Bar Association Family Law Mentoring Committee CLELawyer to Lawyer Mentoring2014
Fall Slidell Bar Association SeminarFamily Law Update2013
Covington Bar Association Family Law CLEPleadings and Proof in Custody and Support Cases2012
Fall Slidell Bar Association SeminarFamily Law Update2011
Covington Bar Association Family Law CLEThe Crux of the Partition determining mixed assets and reimbursements2011
Fall Slidell Bar Association SeminarFamily Law Update2010
Fall Slidell Bar Assocation SeminarFamily Law Update2009
Covington Bar Association Family Law CLEJurisprudential update2009
Fall Slidell Bar Association SeminarFamily Law Update2008
Fall Slidell Bar Association SeminarFamily Law Update2007
Loyola University Fall SeminarRelocation2006
Fall Sllidell Bar Association SeminarFamily Law Update2006
Fall Slidell Bar Association SeminarFamily Law Update2005