About Zeringue & Richardson – Attorneys at Law

Our attorneys at Zeringue & Richardson have the experience and knowledge needed to represent you completely. We have a wide network of resources, so whatever area your legal needs fall in, our lawyers are capable to handle your case and get you the outcome you deserve.

We are excellent negotiators with a track record that proves effective, both inside and outside of the courtroom. We make time to work closely with you to find a resolution that protects your best interests. After deciding to retain our services, you meet directly with the attorney handling your case. We want you to have peace of mind to speak straightforward about your situation and what you want to accomplish. We make every effort to explain the legal process, so you can feel at ease and trust that we have the options to best solve your legal issues.

At Zeringue & Richardson, personal injury, criminal defense and family law are our specialties, as well as other areas of practice throughout Covington and the surrounding area. We provide both litigation and mediation services. Our highly skilled mediators are prepared to explain the mediation process to you, which could save you time and money!

For representation you can trust, call Zeringue & Richardson today.


Meet our Attorneys

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Zara

Zara Zeringue

Zara was awarded an “AV” rating from Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest possible rating in both ability & ethical standards by peers. Less than 5% of women lawyers have been recognized with an AV Preeminent rating.

While attending law school, Zara joined the Tulane Environmental Law Clinic advocating for wetland protection. Her efforts, along with that of other members of the Clinic, resulted in the establishment of the Big Branch Marsh National Wildlife Refuge in Mandeville, Louisiana.

Areas of Practice

  • General Civil Practice (plaintiffs and defendants)
  • General Commercial Practice (plaintiffs and defendants)
  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Contract Disputes
  • Child Custody
  • Business Litigation
  • Individual Insurance Claims
  • Domestic Law
  • Divorce

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Trained Civil and Commercial Mediator

Education

  • Tulane University School of Law, Grenoble, France
    • D. – 1993
    • Honors: Certificate in 
Environmental Law
    • Honors: Tulane Environmental Law Clinic
  • Newcomb College of Tulane University
    • A. cum laude– 1990
    • Major: English

Honors and Awards

  • “AV” rating from Martindale-Hubbell

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • 22nd Judicial District Bar Association
  • 22nd Judicial District Inn of Court
  • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC)
  • Tammany West Chamber of Commerce
  • Professional Women of St.Tammany
  • Louisiana State Bar Association

Pro Bono Activities

  • Pro Bono Volunteer for Southeast Louisiana Legal Services

Suellen

Suellen Richardson

Areas of Practice

  • Domestic Law
  • Divorce
  • Criminal Matters
  • Real Estate
  • Wills, Estate Planning, Successions
  • Child Custody

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Trained Child Custody and Visitation Mediator

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 2004

Education

  • Tulane University School of Law, Grenoble, France
    • Juris Doctor
  • Centenary College
    • A., Bachelor of Arts
    • Major: English

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Louisiana State Bar, 2004
  • Washington Parish Bar Association
  • 22nd Judicial District Bar Association
  • 22nd Judicial District Inn of Court

Services

Zeringue & Richardson provides a broad variety of legal services, including:
  • Family Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Criminal Defense
  • Wills, Successions and Estates

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