Richard T. Simmons, Jr.

Attorney in Metairie, LA
Moot Court Finalist, Louisiana State University Law School. Instructor, Trial Advocacy, Tulane University Law School, 1981. Lecturer, White Collar Crime and Qui Tam Lawsuit, American Bar Association. Consultant, Criminal Statutes, Japan Federation Bar Association. Contributions Writer, Chapter in Criminal Law, Louisiana Environmental Handbook. Criminal Defense Counsel in: La Attorney General investigation of Dr Anna Pou/ Memorial Hospital in the wake of Hurricane Katrina( 2006); U.S. vs. Gov. Edwin Edwards (Governor of La.) et al. (1985-1986); U.S. vs. Harry Connick (District Attorney of New Orleans) et al. (1990); U.S. vs. Mike O'Keefe (State Senator). U.S. Assistant Attorney, 1978-1982. Chief of Criminal Division, 1979-1982. Chief of Civil Division, 1978-1979. Chief of Trials, 1982. Assistant, Federal Public Defenders, 1974-1978.
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Areas of Law

  • Criminal Law
  • Trial Practice
  • Professional Liability
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Health Care Law


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Experience & Credentials


Managing Partner

Admission Details

Admitted in 1970, Louisiana
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
U.S. Court of Military Appeals

Law School Attended

Louisiana State University Law School
Class of 1970

George Washington University Law School
Class of 1974
LL.M., Environmental Law

University Attended

Louisiana State University
Class of 1967

Birth Information

Born in 1945
Aberdeen, Mississippi, September 13, 1945


Lt. Col. U.S. Army Reserves

Associations & Memberships

Louisiana State, Federal and American Bar Associations.

Contact Information


(504) 836-6516


(504) 836-6565


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Office Information
Richard T. Simmons, Jr.
Managing Partner
 One Galleria Boulevard, Suite 1400,
Metairie, LA 70001


Hailey, McNamara, Hall, Larmann & Papale, L.L.P. (Metairie, Louisiana)

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