Todd has practiced law since 1996 and was awarded the Judge Joseph Keogh Memorial Award by the Baton Rouge Bar Association in 1999. He served on the Board of Directors for the Baton Rouge Bar Association from 2003-2004, and in 2004 he received the Michaelle Pitard Wynne Professionalism Award. His specialty practice areas include adoptions and successions. Todd has tracked legislation and lobbied for legislation important to his clients. His lobby efforts have focused on pro-life and pro-family issues.
A Baton Rouge native, Todd is a Catholic High School and Louisiana State University graduate. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps prior to completing law school at Southern University. He is a longstanding member of local and state bar associations. Todd is also an alumnus of the 2001 Baton Rouge Chamber of Commerce Leadership Class and a frequent speaker at educational law seminars. He is involved in drafting legislation for the Louisiana Children’s Code.
Succession of Estates, NBI & Baton Rouge Bar Association, 2008 - 2011
Adoption Topics, Catholic Charities & Baton Rouge Bar Association, 2009 - 2010
Review of Essential Probate Documents
Oddities & Challenges in Probate Law
The Essential Basics
Resolving Eldercare Issues
Probate Process: from A-Z
Honors: magna cum laude
Honors: With HonorsWidener University School of Law, Wilmington, Delaware, 1997
Major: Intensive Trial Advocacy ProgramLouisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Baton Rouge, LA 70816-9661
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