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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

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Couture and Levesque LLC

337 Highway 21
Suite D
Madisonville, LA, 70447

Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Litigation: 30%
    23 years, 1.5 thousand cases
  2. Personal Injury: 30%
    23 years
  3. Criminal Defense: 20%
    23 years
  4. Civil Rights: 10%
    23 years
  5. Bankruptcy: 10%

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($175-210/hour), contingent (20-35%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
LAEligible to practice law199407/08/2016
GAActive Member in Good Standing 199307/15/2016

Professional misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

  1. Public Reprimand
    issued in LA, 2016

    updated

    Public reprimand means an attorney did something wrong but may still practice law. The State gives the lawyer a public reprimand in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior. Details of the infraction are made part of the public record.

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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Sheriff Charles Foti Criminal Practice in Law Clinic ExcellenceLoyola Law Clinic1993
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalCouture and Levesque LLC2010 - Present
OwnerLaw Office of Keith Couture1994 - 2010
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
22nd JDC Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Fifth Circuit Bar AssociationMember1995 - Present
Louisiana State Bar AssociationMember1994 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1993 - Present
Mental Health Association of St. TammanyChairman, Board Of Directors2008 - 2010
34th Judicial District Bar AssociationVice President2003 - 2009
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. LatourDismissal
State v. Wilmer DixonJury Verdict - Not Guilty
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Loyola University New Orleans College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Behavioral Health Training for the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s OfficeLegal Issues with mental health encounters by law enforcement2013