Robert prides himself on fighting for his clients and giving them the attention they deserve. He is an experienced attorney, and spent years training with the best attorneys from around the United States to provide his clients with cutting-edge legal strategies in South Louisiana. Robert focuses his practice on DWI defense and Civil Litigation, and is regarded as one of the top DWI attorneys in Louisiana. He has earned a reputation as one of the foremost experts on DWI charges and driver’s license suspensions related to DWI charges. Robert is certified in Standardized Field Sobriety Testing, the same training that law enforcement officers receive around the country. He is the co-author of the DWI Handbook: The Ultimate Guide to Louisiana Drunk Driving Law.
“This book is the result of nearly a decade practicing Louisiana DWI law and approximately five years of researching, writing, and re-writing our manuscript” said his co-author, Layrisson. “Robert and I are very proud of this product.”
The DWI Handbook provides an authoritative, insider’s perspective of Louisiana DWI law, including practical guidance in handling cases. In addition to thorough legal analysis and commentary of the elements of the crime and related statutes, the book provides guidance for nearly all aspects of a DWI case: traffic stops and arrests, field sobriety tests and chemical breath testing, criminal penalties and prosecutions, driver’s license sanctions, negotiating a plea bargain, and clearing the criminal record of a DWI charge. It also includes information on mistakes to avoid, choosing an attorney, attorney-client confidentiality and privilege, and much more.
Robert has undergraduate degrees in Management and International Business and a Masters of Business Administration from Southeastern Louisiana University. He also received a minor in Spanish, becoming fluent in the language. After attending SLU, Robert graduated from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University in 2008. He is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association and the Terrebonne Parish Bar Association. He is admitted to all Louisiana state and Federal courts and is a member of National College for DUI Defense, the American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys, and DUI Defense Lawyers Association, and was recently appointed to the Houma Terrebonne Airport Commission, which oversees the Houma Airport. Robert is a licensed pilot. Originally from Ponchatoula, Robert moved to Houma after graduating from Law School to return to the hometown of his wife, Sarah. Robert and Sarah have two children, Reese and Baron.