I have lived on the Northshore in St. Tammany Parish since 1990. The first half of... more
I have lived on the Northshore in St. Tammany Parish since 1990. The first half of my professional life was the practice of law in Lafayette, La. and New Orleans/Metairie. In 1993 I opened an office in Covington, La. and practiced for a number of years. I also started Development and Construction companies while continuing to practice law. I was inactice in practice for several years and moved ... view profile
General practice attorneys perform a wide range of legal services but usually do not focus on a single area of the law. You will usually find a general practice lawyer in a small town, but big cities have them as well. You might consider a general practice lawyer as a “Jack of all Trades” who can give advice in many legal areas, represent you in common lawsuits and negotiations, and prepare everyday agreements and contracts. If you have a legal issue and aren't sure what type of lawyer should handle it, a general practice attorney is a good starting point. A general practice lawyer will refer you to an attorney who handles a specific practice area if necessary.