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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1987

  1. Family: 80%
    28 years
  2. General Practice: 20%
    28 years

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Christian K. Lassen II

    Top-notch lawyer. Highly respected in the legal community.

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    Christian Lassen Wrongful Death Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Edward Brandon Beckham

    An attention for detail; a committed advocate.

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    Edward Beckham General Practice Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

The Rowe Law Firm
5157 Bluebonnet Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA, 70809

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
LAEligible to practice law198708/16/2015

Professional Misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

  1. Suspension
    issued in LA, 2003

    updated

    This means the attorney lost his or her license to practice law for a period of time. The attorney typically returns to practicing law when the suspension expires.

    Jeffrey’s comment: “This suspension was related to failure to file and pay taxes.”

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Quintuple Century Club pro bono awardBaton Rouge Bar Association/Bar Foundation2013
Board Certified Specialist - Family LawLouisiana Board of Legal Specialization2011
President's AwardBaton Rouge Bar Association2011
Quadruple Century Club-pro bono awardBaton Rouge Bar Association2009
Double Century Club-pro bono awardBaton Rouge Bar Association1999
Who's Who in AmericaMarquis' Who's Who1999
Who's Who in American LawMarquis Who's Who in American Law1995
President's AwardBaton Rouge Bar Association1992

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Family Law SpecialistRowe Law Firm, LLC2007 - Present
Supervising Attorney-Battered Women's UnitCapital Area Legal Services2003 - 2007
Supervising Attorney-Rural Legal Services DeliveryCapital Area Legal Services2003 - 2007
OwnerWittenbrink Law Firm1993 - 2003

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Kiwanis International La-Miss-W. TennLt. Governor Div. 8B2001 - 2002
Baton Rouge Bar AssociationChair-Family Law Section2001 - 2002
Cortana KiwanisPresident1998 - 1999

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Louvier v. Washington, 2006 CU 1052 La. App. 1st Cir. 10/6/2006protective order granted, upheld on appeal
Bergeron v. Parker, 964 So.2d 1075, (La. App. 1st Cir. 5/4/07)eviction reversed, bond for deed upheld
Nelson v. Land, 818 So.2d 91 (La. App. 1st Cir. 11/3/00)Trial Court reversed, relocation allowed

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Special Parents MagazineTrusting to the Future-Special Needs Trusts2010

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law CenterN/AJuris Doctor1987

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Pro Bono PaloozaAdoption Basics for Pro Bono Attorneys2013
Family Law Section MeetingWhat Would Atticus Do? Ethics in Family Law2012
Family Law from A to ZFamily Law Update/Child Custody and Visitation Rights2012
Divorce Litigation from Start to FinishTrial of a Divorce Case/Enforcement and Post-Trial Procedure2012
CLE by the HourWhat Would Atticus Do-Professionalism2012
Pro Bono CLE-PaloozaKeeping A Roof Over Your Head-Landlord/Tenant Issues2011
Handling Divorce Cases from Start to FinishExploring Custody, Visitation and Support Issues2011