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The Law Office of Veleka Eskinde is a general practice law office that handles general litigation, including but not limited to, personal injury claims, domestic issues, contract claims, small successions, and traffic court issues. In an effort to provide much needed services to the community at large, we assist persons on fixed or very limited incomes in drafting testaments and caregiver powers of attorney (POAs). We also provide appellate brief writing services on a contract basis and Notary Services to the general public.


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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 40%
  2. Litigation: 30%
  3. Family: 20%
  4. Estate Planning: 10%



Hourly ($175-300/hour), contingent (33-40%), Retainer (sometimes), Pro bono (5%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Mark V. Clay

    I highly endorse Mr. Eskinde. Truly exceptional and caring attorney who achieves great results in representing clients! I want all people to contact her for help.


    Mark Clay Immigration Attorney
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  • Brent R. Hardy

    I endorse Veleka without reservation. He has demonstrated an exceptional grasp of the law and is a superb litigator.


    Brent Hardy Criminal defense Attorney
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Contact info

Law Office of Veleka Eskinde, LLC

3701 Canal Street
Suite 129
New Orleans, LA, 70119


LAEligible to practice law200308/05/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Solo PracticionerLaw Office of Veleka Eskinde, LLC2013 - Present
Notary PublicThe Notary Specialist, LLC2010 - Present
Administrative General CounselLouisiana Court Of Appeal, Fourth Circuit2012 - 2013
Senior Research AttorneyLouisiana Court Of Appeal, Fourth Circuit2004 - 2012
Volunteer AttorneyThe Pro Bono Project2003 - 2004
Attorney/ParalegalSpears and Spears Law Firm2003 - 2004
Association namePosition nameDuration
Legal Innovators for Tomorrow (LIFT), The Louisiana Civil Justice CenterLawyers Professional Network Attorney2014 - Present
Greater New Orleans Louis A. Martinet SocietyMember2012 - Present
New Orleans Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
Louisiana State Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
Delta Theta PhiMember1998 - Present
National Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
IN Re Stammsee above
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Publication nameTitleDate
Westlaw, 43 So.3d 326In Re Stamm2010
Westlaw, 63 So.3d 131Palmer v. Zulu Social Aid and Pleasue Club2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Mediation InstituteDivorce and Family MediationCertified Mediator2013
Mediation InstituteCivil and Commercial MediationMediator2013
University of New OrleansEnglish LiteratureMA - Masters2005
Southern University Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
Xavier University of LouisianaEnglish LiteratureBA - Bachelor of Arts1994
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Post Conviction Relief - A Criminal Law Continuing Legal Education SeminarPost Conviction Relief (prepared materials presented at presentation)2012
Law Day - Sarah T. Reed High SchoolJuvenile Law2012
Louisiana Juvenile Detention Association ConferenceLouisiana Juvenile Detention (prepared materials)2010