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At the law firm of Betsy A. Fischer, LLC, we are a go-to legal resource for family law and elder law issues in the Greater New Orleans area. We offer real-world guidance for clients facing important life transitions.

About Betsy A. Fischer

Drawing on 27 years of experience, our firm’s founder, attorney Betsy A. Fischer, has a unique legal background. She is not only a seasoned lawyer, but also a published author of a book on Louisiana divorce law entitled Divorce in Louisiana: The Legal Process, Your Rights, and What to Expect, demonstrating the depth of knowledge in this complex field.

Ms. Fischer represents individual clients and offers mediation services in child custody cases, divorce and other family law matters. She is a certified domestic and juvenile mediator.

Attorney Betsy Fischer’s intimate knowledge of Louisiana law — and the procedural rules of local courts — gives her a leg up in walking clients through both basic and complex legal issues.

Betsy is a member of prominent professional associations and projects such as:

  • New Orleans Pro-Bono Project
  • The International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • Collaborative Divorce Alliance of Greater New Orleans, LLC
  • The Jefferson Parish Family Law Association
  • The Covington Bar Association
  • The New Orleans Bar Association
  • American Bar Association (Family Law Section)
  • Association for Women Attorneys

Published Works

Divorce in Louisiana: The Legal Process, Your Rights, and What to Expect, April 1, 2014
In re: V.A.H., 972, So. 2d 479, Louisiana Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 2007
In re: B.E.S., 15, So. 3d,133 Louisiana Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 2009

Classes/Seminars

A Roadmap Through Louisiana Divorce ProceedingsNational Business Institute

To discuss your situation with an experienced lawyer during a private consultation, please contact our office online or by phone at (504) 780-8232. Based in Metairie, we represent clients throughout the New Orleans area.

Contact

Location: Metairie, Louisiana

Phone: (504) 780-8232

Fax: 504-780-8233

Areas Of Practice

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Domestic Mediator
  • Certified Juvenile Mediator

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 1992

Education

  • Loyola University New Orleans School of Law, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • J.D. – 1991
  • Loyola University, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • M.B.A. Master of Business Administration – 1991
  • Loyola University, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • B.B.A. – 1987

Published Works

  • Divorce in Louisiana: The Legal Process, Your Rights, and What to Expect, April 1, 2014
  • In re: V.A.H., 972, So. 2d 479, Louisiana Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 2007
  • In re: B.E.S., 15, So. 3d,133 Louisiana Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 2009

Classes/Seminars

  • A Roadmap Through Louisiana Divorce Proceedings, National Business Institute

Professional Associations And Memberships

  • Covington Bar Association
  • Jefferson Bar Association
  • New Orleans Bar Association
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association (Family Law Section)
  • Association for Women Attorneys
  • Jefferson Parish Family Law Association

Pro Bono Activities

  • New Orleans Pro-Bono Project

Ancillary Businesses

  • Mediation

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Alpha Chi Omega
  • Delta Sigma Pi
  • Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity

 
 
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