“I am here to listen to you and your family. When the criminal justice system has your family under siege, I want to be there for you! Our firm has the experience and the fire power to handle the most serious of cases. As a part of your team, I will provide your family with an open line of communication, a vigorous legal defense, and a strategic plan to successfully navigate the case.”
Lori’s primary areas of practice include personal injury, family and divorce law, DWI, criminal defense, environmental law, and general law. Previously, she practiced as Staff Attorney for Judge Richard “Chip” Moore in the 19th Judicial District Court, and as an Associate at the private law firm of Manasseh, Gill, Knipe & Belanger, P.L.C. along with Beau.
She graduated from Southern University Law Center, cum laude, in 2013. While in law school, she received the Cali Award for her Labor Law classwork. She also participated in the Criminal Law Clinic and Mediation Clinic at Southern.
Lori graduated from Parkview Baptist High School in Baton Rouge, after moving to Louisiana from Arkansas at an early age. She graduated from LSU with a Bachelor of General Studies degree concentrating in Biological Sciences, Psychology, and Sociology. Before law school, Lori also worked in the real world as a Medical Equipment Sales Representative for LA Rehab Products and Duramed, Inc.
She is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, Baton Rouge Bar Association, Baton Rouge Association for Women Attorneys, Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and Wex S. Malone American Inn of Court.
In addition to litigation, Lori’s professional life includes serving on the Bench Bar Committee of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, participating in the Baton Rouge Bar Association Mock Trial Competition, and teaching Continuing Legal Education seminars.
Lori is blessed with two children, Trip and Violet. She enjoys spending leisure time with her children and being active with her friends and family, especially when there is a lake or river nearby!