Practice Areas

Protecting Your Rights in Louisiana

The law office of Rittenberg, Samuel & Phillips, L.L.C., gives you the information you need to make informed decisions.  We will help you understand your rights and navigate the legal system, taking the mystery out of the process.

We tailor legal solutions to meet your goals. We are a client-focused law firm that draws on the diverse experience of our attorneys to assist you in a variety of practice areas:

  • Automobile accidents and personal injury cases: If you have suffered injuries from a car or other accident, we can help. We will help you obtain compensation for lost wages, medical expenses, and pain and suffering caused by the negligence or wrongdoing of others. For these cases, there is no legal fee unless we recover for you.
  • Civil rights and constitutional law: If your constitutional or civil rights have been violated, it is important to work with an experienced lawyer. We will help ensure you that your rights are protected and you are fairly compensated for losses you have suffered.
  • Criminal defense: We provide aggressive and knowledgeable criminal representation, with a focus on defense of marijuana and other drug crimes.
  • Divorce and family law: We will represent you in divorce and related matters including child custody and visitation, child support, alimony/spousal support and community property.
  • Education and school law: We provide legal counsel to public school teachers and other school board employees who are employed in the Louisiana public schools and who are members of the Louisiana Federation of Teachers (LFT), United Teachers of New Orleans, Jefferson Federation of Teachers and other local unions affiliated with the LFT. We also represent educators employed in private and parochial schools, and in institutions of higher education, colleges and universities.
  • Estate planning and probate administration: At the law offices of Rittenberg, Samuel & Phillips, L.L.C., we will work closely with you to draft and probate wills, open estates and handle successions.
  • Small business formation: If you are seeking to establish a small business, we provide guidance on the various methods to form business entities such as corporations, limited liability companies (LLCs) and limited liability partnerships (LLPs). We will help you determine which device is best suited for your needs and prepare and register the necessary documents.

Contact Us

We take pride in being responsive to your needs. Contact us online or call 504-524-5555  to schedule an appointment to discuss your situation. Our office is open Monday through Friday from 8 to 5.

Disclaimer

The information you obtain at this site is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult an attorney for advice regarding your individual situation. We invite you to contact us and welcome your calls, letters and electronic mail. Contacting us does not create an attorney-client relationship. Please do not send any confidential information to us until such time as an attorney-client relationship has been established.