When you have a problem, call me. I can help.
Helping clients with their problems has always been my passion. I wanted to be a lawyer ever since I can remember. I am still having fun at what I do.
I am actively involved in my community and church.
I have been a Greater New Orleans Metropolitan United Way (now known as United Way Southeast Louisiana (UWSELA) volunteer for the past 25 years. I presently sit as the volunteer legal advisor to the Community Impact Coordinating Committee (formerly Council). I was the former Co-Chair of the Children and Families Goal Area and was responsible for funding children and family programs from 2000-2012. I served as Chair of the Professional Section for the United Way fundraising campaign in the 1995-1996 campaign year. My section was acknowledged for its turnaround in campaign donations from the professional community. Donations from the professional community had been declining prior to my tenure.
I was a volunteer for the Preservation Resource Center and served as a program fundraising chair in 2005. I previously chaired rebuild teams in the Rebuild Together (formerly known elsewhere as Christmas in April) program refurbishing homes of the elderly and the disabled around New Orleans from 1993 to 2003.
|LA||Eligible to practice law||1979||09/07/2019|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|TOP CONTRIBUTOR AWARD||AVVO||2019|
|Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2014|
|Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2012|
|Rabbi Emil Leipziger Award||United Way for the Greater New Orleans Area||1995|
|Certificate of Merit||Pelican Chapter, Associated Builders & Contractors||1984|
|Of Counsel||Forrest, Cressy & James, L.L.C.||2019 - Present|
|Principal/Managing Member||Charles M Raymond, L.L.C., Law Office||2013 - 2019|
|Attorney||Taggart Morton, LLC||2004 - 2013|
|Senior Counsel||Shell Oil Company||1986 - 2003|
|Assistant Parish Attorney||City of Baton Rouge||1979 - 1984|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|22nd JDC Bar Association||Member||2014 - Present|
|Mississippi Bar||Member||1990 - Present|
|District of Columbia Bar||Member||1987 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||1979 - Present|
|Louisiana State Bar Association||Member||1979 - Present|
|Pi Sigma Alpha||Member||1974 - Present|
|Loyola Lawyer on Property Management||The Right of Use, The New Louisiana Personal Servitude Articles||1977|
|Loyola University New Orleans||JD - Juris Doctor||1978|
|Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1975|
|7 Habits of Highly Successful Lawyers||Practical advice to lawyers||2005|
|Taking & Defending Effective Depositions||Depositions||2001|
|Conducting Effective Cross-Examination||Cross Examination at Trial||2001|
|An Effective Cross-Examination In Louisiana||Cross Examination at Trial||2000|
|Commercial Legal Problems for Small Businesses||Special Problems for Small Businesses||1983|
|USA v Willowridge et al||Favorable to the clients|
|Lafourche Basin Levee District v Willowridge LLL||Favorable|
|Butler v RTA, Transit Management||Favorable bench trial with a judgment for the plaintiff.|
|Pontchartrain Levee District v William Monteleone, Jr. et al||A settlement favorable to all parties was reached.|
|Mossy Motors, Inc v Cameras America||Case settled during a jury trial.|
|McGee v Shell Oil Company||This case settled after 7 days of trial.|
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