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Katherine Zabetti Crouch

Criminal defense Attorney at New Orleans, LA

5.0   4 reviews

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About Katherine

Learn Katherine’s areas of practice.

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Practice areas
  1. Criminal defense
    50%
    Original criminal proceedings in trial court Appeals, Post-Conviction Relief, Pardon and Parole.

  2. Family
    30%
    Divorce, Child Custody, Spousal Support, Child Support, and Community Property

  3. Estate planning
    10%
    Wills, Living Wills, Financial Power of Attorney, Medical Power of Attorney, and Successions.

  4. Speeding and traffic ticket
    10%

My name is Katherine Crouch and I am an attorney specializing in criminal defense, traffic tickets, and family law.

I have lived in New Orleans for eleven years and earned my law degree from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law. While at Loyola, I was a law clerk at the New Orleans Independent Police Monitor where I assisted with re-writing NOPD's policy for conducting searches incident to arrest and helped launch a working group to review procedures for responding to incidents of domestic violence. I also practiced in the Family Law section of the Stuart H. Smith Law Clinic and Center for Social Justice, where I represented indigent clients in divorce, child custody, and child support litigation.

After law school, I worked at the Jefferson Parish District Attorney’s Office as a law clerk. I gained significant experience assisting with DWI prosecutions and responding to appeals and applications for post-conviction relief.

In January of 2014, I founded Crouch Law, LLC to provide affordable, holistic, client-centered legal representation in the areas of criminal defense, divorce, child custody and support, successions, estate planning, business formation, and general civil litigation.

I am licensed to practice law in all state courts of Louisiana and the United States District Courts for the Eastern, Western, and Middle Districts of Louisiana.

Licensed for 9 years
State LA
Status Eligible to Practice Law
Acquired 2013
Updated 11/14/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Contact Katherine

Crouch Law, LLC
2372 Saint Claude Ave Ste 224
New Orleans, LA, 70117-8389

Reviews

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Posted by Greg R. | February 20, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Greg R.
My case was the first appeal case MS. Crouch worked in her career. After diligently working my case she continued to work with me never my side even after she fulfilled the requirements of her contract. Many attorneys say they care to gain clients, Ms. Crouch said she cared and continued to care through her work and performance.
Posted by Michael | June 7, 2018
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| Hired Attorney
Speeding ticket in St. John the Baptist Parish
I could not have found a more professional and compassionate attorney. Not only was this ticket outside of the territory where she primarily practices, but also she was representing a client [me] originally from out of state. She remained in constant contact with me throughout the entirety of the process and for something as seemingly as mundane as a speeding ticket displayed an obvious sincere empathy to a man she never formally had the chance to meet. The entire course of events went almost verbatim as she explained they would progress. A suitable outcome (from both our perspectives) was reached and a reduction of charges was issued by the court. I cannot thank Katherine enough for her professionalism, integrity and reliability. Should I ever have the misfortune to need a lawyer again I will have no hesitation dialing Katherine's number.
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Posted by Julia | June 8, 2017
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| Hired Attorney
Patient and Helpful
Katherine was very patient and helpful walking me through a complicated contract that I needed explained and amended. I would absolutely call her again.
Posted by anonymous | June 1, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Criminal Case
I contacted and hired my attorney for a criminal case. She was very attentive with my case. She covered all bases, no missed court dates and returned every call. She was very well versed with my situation and case. She leaves no stone unturned She is the best.

Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 7.0 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Owner
  • Crouch Law, LLC
  • 2014 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Julie Tizzard, Attorney at Law
  • 2014 - 2015
  • Attorney
  • Jefferson Parish District Attorney's Office
  • 2011 - 2013

Education

  • Loyola University New Orleans
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2011
  • Tulane University
  • Certificate of Advanced Study and Training
  • 2011
  • Vanderbilt University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2008

Legal Cases

  • Donald Theodore v. Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans
  • The DA dismissed all criminal charges and the Civil Service Commission ruled ordered that Mr. Theodore be reinstated with backpay. Notably, Mr. Theodore is the only S&WB of his cohort who won his civil service appeal and was reinstated.

Associations

  • New Orleans Bar Association
  • 2016 - Present
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Attorney endorsements

Received (2)
Given (1)
Endorse Katherine
Family Attorney | Sep 09
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. She really knows the law and is well respected among fellow attorneys!"
Family Attorney | Sep 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Katherine works hard to get her clients the best results possible!"
New Orleans Criminal defense Lawyer Katherine Zabetti Crouch
Katherine Zabetti Crouch
Criminal defense Attorney
New Orleans, LA
Licensed for 9 years
Free Consultation