Richard Fernandez

Law Office of Richard J. Fernandez, LLC
3000 W Esplanade Ave N Ste 200
Metairie, LA 70002
(504) 834-8500
www.rjfernandezlaw.com


Richard J. Fernandez was admitted to practice law in the State of Louisiana in 1981 and has represented injured people throughout Louisiana and the Gulf Coast Region. He appreciates the practice of law because he genuinely enjoys helping other people.

"The greatest satisfaction in my life, other than my family, is helping the injured people that I represent."
-Richard J. Fernandez.

Areas of Practice

Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
Maritime Injuries
Admiralty & Maritime Law
Toxic Torts
Workers' Compensation Law

Litigation Percentage

100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

Louisiana, 1981
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana
U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana
U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana
U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court

Education

Southern University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
J.D. cum laude
Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana
LL.M., Master of Laws
Major: Admiralty
Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, Louisiana
B.A., Economics
Nicholls State University
M.B.A., Master of Business Administration

Professional Associations and Memberships

Louisiana State Bar Association
American Bar Association
Jefferson Parrish Bar Association
Louisiana Association for Justice
American Association for Justice
Maritime Law Association of the United States
Federal Bar Association
Better Business Bureau

Past Employment Positions

Louisiana 5th Circuit Court of Appeal, Law Clerk

Languages

English
Spanish

Our firm helps people suffering from serious injuries understand their rights. In particular, we can show them how the law can help them meet their financial and medical needs.