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Patrick Cornelius Cotter

also known as Con Cotter, JD, CPA

Practice areas:

Tax, Business, Estate Planning, Litigation

Patrick Cotter

About Me

Patrick Cornelius “Con” Cotter grew up in Shreveport, Louisiana and attended Louisiana State University where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. Upon graduation, Con accepted a position with Heard, McElroy & Vestal in Shreveport, Louisiana and passed the C.P.A. exam during his first year with the firm. In 2006, after several years working in the firm’s independent audit and valuation departments, Con returned to Baton Rouge to enroll in the Paul M. Herbert Law Center, graduating with his J.D. in 2009.

Con has a wide range of experience with business transactions, commercial litigation, federal and state tax law, and wealth transfer planning. He serves clients in various business sectors including energy, healthcare, real estate, and internet technology.

Con is a member of the Louisiana Bar Association, the American Association of Attorney-C.P.A.’s, and the Louisiana Society of Certified Public Accountants.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 2010

  1. Litigation: 25%
    5 years
  2. Estate Planning: 25%
    5 years
  3. Business: 25%
    5 years
  4. Tax: 25%
    5 years


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

7 total 

  • Rachel Broussard Godley

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Rachel Godley Family Attorney
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  • Jeremy Judson Cobb

    Well-respected and bright attorney.


    Jeremy Cobb Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Young, Cotter & Meade

315 S College Rd. Ste 163
Lafayette, LA, 70503

909 Poydras St #1600
New Orleans, LA, 70112



LAEligible to practice law201005/03/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
ScholarshipAmerican Association of Attorney-CPAs Foundation2008

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerYoung, Cotter & Meade2011 - Present

Association NamePosition NameDuration
LSBA Immigration Practice SectionSecretary2014 - Present
Lafayette Bar AssociationN/A2011 - Present
American Association of Attorney-Certified Public AccountantsN/A2010 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A2010 - Present
Louisiana State Bar AssociationN/A2010 - Present
American Institute of Certified Public AccountantsN/A2005 - Present
Society of Louisiana Certified Public AccountantsN/A2005 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Hillman v. Griffin, 2013-648 (La. App. 3 Cir. 12/11/13), 128 So. 3d 661Judgment reversed / remanded

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor2009
Louisiana State University, Baton RougeAccountingBS - Bachelor of Science2003