OVLG Attorney Leonard K. Fisher III

Leonard K. Fisher III (Of Counsel Attorney)

    Bar Number: 31456 ( Louisiana )
    Offers initial free consultation: Yes

    Practice Areas

    • Consumer Bankruptcy

    Contact Information

    • Location: 9701 Lake Forest Boulevard, Ste. 101, New Orleans, Louisiana, 70127
    Phone: 800-530-OVLG

    Professional Experience

    • Oct 2005 to Dec 2005 - 2 mos
      U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Washington, D.C.
      Law Clerk
      • Working in the General Counsel's office; reviewing and researching legal issues concerning the Department's grant programs; developing briefs and memoranda for case on appeal with the Federal Court of Claims.
    • Jul 2006 to Aug 2006 - 1 mo
      U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Washington, D.C.
      Law Clerk
      • Working in the General Counsel's office; reviewing and researching legal issues concerning the Department's grant programs; developing briefs and memoranda for case on appeal with the Federal Court of Claims.
    • Aug 2008 to May 2009 - 9 mos
      Mental Health Advocacy Service, Child Advocacy Program, Baton Rouge, LA
      Staff Attorney
      • Representing abused and neglected children that entered the State's custody.
      • Handling all phases of case from initial contact to trial and dispositional hearings, which included trial preparation, case investigation, motion practice, and court conferencing.
    • Sep 2009 to May 2007 - 2 yrs 4 mos
      O'Neal Legal, LLC. Baton Rouge, LAAppearance Attorney
      • Handling court appearances, depositions, and conferences as necessary, which includes arguing motions, negotiating pleas, and developing trial strategies with managing attorneys and staff.
    • May 2010 to Aug 2011 - 1 yr 3 mos
      Roussel & Clement, LaPlace, LAAssociate Attorney
      • Preparing individual cases through all phases of pre-trial, including written and oral discovery;
      • Performing an extensive motion practice; conducting complex corporate and legal research, and weekly court appearances to argue discovery and dispositive motions.
    • Sep 2009 to Present - 11 yrs 11 mos
      Private Law Practice, New Orleans, LA
      • Handling General Civil Litigation including: drafting contracts, servitudes, advising small businesses and non-profits on growth and conflict resolution, real estate closings, general criminal defense, Social Security law, bankruptcy law, and traffic defense.

    Education

    • Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
      Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Philosophy Minor in Classical Civilizations
      • Honors: Dean's List, National Society of Collegiate Scholars
      • Activities: Member of LSU Model United Nations, President of LSU Philosophy Club, and London Study Abroad.
    • Tulane University Law School, New Orleans, LA (2007)
      Juris Doctor Certificate in Environmental Law
      Honors: Partial Tuition Scholarship
      Activities: Administrative & Advocacy Law Clinic, Tulane Environmental Law Clinic