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A DWI can harm an individual’s reputation, their ability to drive, & more. Our strong legal team can mitigate the damage or eliminate criminal charges entirely.
Negligent drivers and their insurance companies will do everything possible to avoid paying full compensation to victims. That’s where we come in.
Ridesharing is now a fact of life in Louisiana. If you or a loved one is dealing with an injury as a result of an Uber accident, we’re here to help.
Experienced legal representation can help to assure survivors that insurers and guilty parties will provide the compensation they need and deserve.
Custody arrangements, alimony, and community property can be vital to a family’s future. The help of a thoughtful and experienced attorney is a must.

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Lawyers in Baton Rouge at the Russell Law Firm

Lawyers in Baton Rouge don’t come any better than the Russell Law Firm. We are known for offering highly effective legal representation to our clients in the areas of personal injury, DWI and DUI, family law, and more. We pride ourselves on treating our clients with sensitivity and respect – and always as individuals. There is no standard case: we know that each client comes to us with a unique situation and we treat every case accordingly.

At the Russell Law Firm, we want to help as many people as possible. That is why we offer free, no-obligation consultations to all of our prospective clients. If you are looking for legal assistance, you have already been through quite a bit—let us do the legal heavy lifting for you so can concentrate on moving forward with your life.

As leading Baton Rouge attorneys, we deal in auto accidents, DUI and DWI defense, trucking accidents, wrongful death suits, and family law. Our goal is to achieve the best possible outcomes for our clients at all times. Every case is different, of course, but our years of experience in many areas of the law means that we are ready to provide effective assistance to people in a variety of difficult situations.

Areas of Practice

Personal Injury Law

The aftermath of an accident, whether on the road, at the workplace, or in a public or private area, is typically one of the most difficult times in the life of an individual or a family. As highly experienced lawyers in Baton Rouge, we have taken on countless cases on behalf of clients who have been severely injured or lost a loved one in an accident that was due to the negligent behavior of one or more parties.

We understand that many people find it difficult to pay for legal services, especially in the aftermath of a serious injury or wrongful death. That’s why we work on a contingency fee basis in personal injury cases. This means that we don’t get paid until our clients receive money through a settlement or a court’s award. We are here to be your representative with insurance companies and others with deep pockets to ensure that you receive the fair compensation you deserve regardless of financial status.

Types of personal injury cases the Russell Law Firm covers include:

Auto Accidents

Representatives of insurance companies want to give victims the bare minimum in compensation; it’s their job. However, a good auto accident attorney knows the ins and outs of insurers representing negligent parties trying to minimize their financial exposure. We know what’s realistic to expect and we fight to obtain the best possible compensation for our clients with consistently outstanding outcomes.

Trucking Accidents

If you are looking for a truck accident lawyer in Baton Rouge, then you or a family member have most likely been badly harmed or killed. Large commercial truck accidents in particular almost always cause significant damage to both property and people. The Russell Law Firm is dedicated to making sure that individuals, families, and survivors are well represented and obtain the compensation that is truly commensurate with the situation.

Important note: Most trucking companies carry liability insurance of around $1 million. If commercial truck drivers are found to be at fault in an accident where someone was injured or killed, the victim[s] or survivors may be able to obtain a significantly higher compensation than in other types of accidents.

Wrongful Death

Losing a loved one is not only emotionally overwhelming but financially as well. While nothing can reverse a personal loss, a good attorney can help survivors achieve a level of financial security through civil litigation.

DWI and DUI Defense

Under Louisiana Law, a charge of DWI (driving while intoxicated) is issued when the driver of a vehicle is found to be operating under the influence of alcohol and/or other substances. Penalties for accused drivers have become increasingly severe over the years and the results can ruin an individual’s reputation and livelihood. Strong legal representation for defendants can mitigate the personal harm and make the difference between a relatively light sentence and an extremely severe one. When facts warrant, penalties may be avoided entirely. In some cases, the Russel Law Firm can work to expunge a charge from a client’s record so that they can resume a normal life and career.

Our highly-trained Baton Rouge attorneys can also work to either defeat or reduce the associated punishments with allegations such as a DWI while driving on a commercial driver’s license, DWI with a child in the vehicle, or vehicular homicide. In providing the best representation available, we may be able to significantly lessen the severity of the consequences.

Family Law

Divorce, child custody and visitation, spousal support, and community property partitions are serious matters that can make an enormous difference in the emotional and financial well-being of individuals and families. Going through a divorce is never pleasant, but our firm will do its best to make sure that you and/or your family will emerge from the experience as whole as possible.

Free Consultation and a Commitment to Serving Your Best Interests

The Russell Law Firm is committed to offering caring representation that takes the needs of clients into account at all times. That starts with a free consultation to explore a prospective client’s overall situation and ascertain a course of action. To get started, contact us today at 225-307-0088. You can also reach out to us through our contact page.

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