Keith M. Couture was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. I was admitted to practice law in all state and federal courts in Georgia 1993 and in all state and federal courts in Louisiana in 1994. Mr. Couture is a graduate of Louisiana Tech University (B.S. Management, 1990).While at Louisiana Tech University, Mr. Couture served as vice president of Lamda Chi Alpha International Fraternity.
After graduation Mr. Couture attended Loyola University where he received a Juris Doctor Degree in 1993. While attending Loyola University. Mr. Couture was an active member of the Public Interest Law Group. Mr. Couture also received The Charles C. Foti Award for his achievements in the Law Clinic program.
Mr. Couture is presently a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, the Georgia Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association, the Greater Covington Bar Association, and the St. Bernard Parish Bar Association.
Mr. Couture furthered the firms social goals by accepting cases thru the Orleans Indigent Defenders Conflict Panel. He is a member of Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Mr. Couture is also on the Board of Directors for the Mental Health Association of St. Tammany
Hourly ($175-210/hour), contingent (20-35%)
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|LA||Eligible to practice law||1994||07/08/2016|
|GA||Active Member in Good Standing||1993||07/15/2016|
This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Sheriff Charles Foti Criminal Practice in Law Clinic Excellence||Loyola Law Clinic||1993|
|Principal||Couture and Levesque LLC||2010 - Present|
|Owner||Law Office of Keith Couture||1994 - 2010|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|22nd JDC Bar Association||Member||2006 - Present|
|Fifth Circuit Bar Association||Member||1995 - Present|
|Louisiana State Bar Association||Member||1994 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||1993 - Present|
|Mental Health Association of St. Tammany||Chairman, Board Of Directors||2008 - 2010|
|34th Judicial District Bar Association||Vice President||2003 - 2009|
|State v. Latour||Dismissal|
|State v. Wilmer Dixon||Jury Verdict - Not Guilty|
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|Loyola University New Orleans College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1993|
|Behavioral Health Training for the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office||Legal Issues with mental health encounters by law enforcement||2013|