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We have 23 years of experience in family law, criminal defense, plaintiff personal injury, civil and domestic mediation and as a notary public.  CALL 985-892-1955.  As tough litigators and an objective mediator you set and stay in charge of the tone and tenor of your case.  Our support staff, with more than 15 years of combined experience, are helpful and knowledgeable.  


We represent clients in the following cities: Amite, Baton Rouge, Bogalusa, Chalmette, Covington, Denham Springs, Donaldsonville, Franklinton, Gonzales, Greensburg, Gretna, Hammond, Harvey, Kenner, 

Livingston, Madisonville, Mandeville, Metairie, New Orleans and Slidell; and in the following parishes: Ascension, East Baton Rouge, Jefferson, Livingston, Orleans, St. Bernard, St. Helena, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa and Washington; in both district court and the court of appeal..


Walk in Notary Mon - Fri 9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.$25

Jail & Hospital Notary 7 days per week 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. $50

All personal injury consultations Mon - Fri 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. FREE

Family & criminal phone consultations 7 days per week 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. FREE

Family & criminal defense office consultations Mon - Fri 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. $50

St. Tammany Parish Traffic Court $250

Mediation 2 hrs. Mon - Fri 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. $500.




Languages spoken: English, French

Practice areas


  1. Family: 31%
  2. Criminal Defense: 29%
  3. Child Custody: 15%
  4. Divorce: 15%
  5. Personal Injury: 10%


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

4 total 

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  • Crystal Len Craddock-Posey

    I endorse this lawyer. Ellen is a courteous, professional and reasonable attorney.


    Crystal Craddock-Posey Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Frank J D'Amico Sr

    I endorse this lawyer. Throughout my sixty plus years as a Louisiana attorney specializing in personal injury law, I have made a practice of associating competent attorneys on various, complex cases to ensure the best results possible for my clients. In recent years, my firm has associated Ellen Cronin Badeaux of Covington, Louisiana on several active cases in our office. Mrs. Badeaux projects personal warmth and empathy, as well as confidence and competence with our shared clients. Her law firm brings unique skill sets to these cases, and quickly spots the important legal aspects involved in them. Her writing skills are excellent, focused and concise, as are her courtroom strategies. Our firm highly recommends Ellen Badeaux in cases involving personal injury, domestic and criminal law.


    Frank D'Amico Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Ellen Cronin Badeaux, LLC

324 N Theard St
Covington, LA, 70433-2836

Ellen Cronin Badeaux, LLC

324 N. Theard St.
Covington, LA, 70433



LAEligible to practice law199308/05/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Certificate of AchievementLoyola Law School1992
Moot CourtLoyola Law School1991
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney, Mediator, NotaryEllen Cronin Badeaux, LLC1994 - Present
AssociateLaw Office of Daniel Claitor1993 - 1994
Law ClerkHabans & Carriere1992 - 1992
Law ClerkFederal Public Defender1991 - 1991
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A2014 - Present
International Bar AssociationN/A2008 - Present
22d JDC Bar AssociationN/A2005 - Present
American Association for JusticeN/A2002 - Present
Louisiana State Bar AssociationN/A1993 - Present
New Orleans Bar AssociationN/A1993 - Present
Jefferson Bar AssociaitonN/A1993 - Present
Federal Bar AssociaitonN/A1993 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Richardson v. RichardsonN/A
McIntyre v. Becker, 918 So. 2d 40 (LA. 4th Cir.)N/A
Desai v. Desai, 817 So. 2d 230 (La. 5th Cir. 2002)N/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
It's the LawHow to Select a Family Law Attorney1996
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Loyola University New Orleans College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
Tulane UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1988