Zara Zeringue, Zeringue & Associates, in law office.

Zara has been practicing law in Lousiana 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.

Zara Zeringue
Attorney, Founder

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

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

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 

Our Team

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 represented foster children in Jefferson Parish Juvenile Court, developed self-represented materials with the 24th Judicial District Court and Orleans Civil District Court, and coordinated volunteer attorneys for case matters.  For Zeringue & Associates, Kathleen assists the firm with all areas of practice, including family law.

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

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

Mount Holyoke College, 1997
Major: English 

Margie Kingsbery

Legal Assistant

Margie assists our firm with summarizing, drafting, and finalizing legal documents for our clients.  From investigating facts to legal document drafting, she is an essential part of every case's success.  She has over 20 years of experience as a paralegal.