Zara Zeringue, Zeringue & Associates Law Frim, family law practice in Covington, Louisiana standing in her law office in front of her diplomas

Zara has been practicing law in Louisiana for almost 30 years.  She 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.  She is also earned the National Academy of Family Law Attorney's most prestigious honor for 2023.  

Zara Zeringue
Attorney, Founder


“AV” rating from Martindale-Hubbell Professional Associations and Memberships

National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, Top Ten, 2023


Family Law Section, Chair, Louisiana State Bar Association, 2019 to Present

22nd Judicial District Court Bar Association

22nd Judicial District Inn American Inn of Court

Association of Family and Conciliation Courts

St. Tammany Chamber of Commerce

Professional Women of St. Tammany

Louisiana State Bar Association


Admitted, Louisiana United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit


Newcomb College of Tulane University, cum laude, 1990
Major: English Honors

Tulane University School of Law, 1993
Honors: Certificate in Environmental Law Honors Tulane Environmental Law Clinic


Chancellor for St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, Mandeville, LA 

Zara Zeringue recognized by National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, Inc. as Top Ten for 2023

The National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, established in 2013, is a professional organization that is dedicated to helping the public find the most premier family law attorneys in the nation. By equipping highly-qualified family law attorneys with the most current continuing education opportunities and providing the public with the most accurate, up-to-date listings of top ranked attorneys in their states, the NAFLA helps ensure quality representation for those in need of a family law attorney.

Zeringue & Associates Law Firm Proud member of the
St. Tammany Chamber of Commerce

Kathleen Legendre, Zeringue & Associates Law Firm, in law office in Covington, Louisiana in front of brick wall - family law attorney

Kathleen Legendre
Associate Attorney

Kathleen has extensive experience in family law matters throughout Louisiana. For over fifteen years, she worked with courts, civil legal aid, and domestic violence programs to maximize their services to clients. As Managing Attorney for The Pro Bono Project of New Orleans, she coordinated volunteer attorneys for case matters; represented foster children in Jefferson Parish Juvenile Court; and developed self-represented materials with the 24th Judicial District Court and Orleans Civil District Court.  For Zeringue & Associates, Kathleen assists the firm with all areas of practice, including family law.


Friend of Pro Bono Award, Louisiana State Bar Association, 2023


22nd Judicial District Bar Association

22nd Judicial District Inn American Inn of Court

Access to Justice Committee Member, Louisiana State Bar Association, 2006 to Present


Admitted, Louisiana, 2006


Paul M. Hebert Law Center at LSU, Juris Doctor and Bachelor in Civil Law, 2006

Mount Holyoke College, 1997 Major: English