Experienced Litigators, Advocating In Criminal And Complex Civil Matters

Founded by former federal prosecutors with over 100 years of combined legal experience, the law firm of Hymel Davis & Petersen – Attorneys and Counselors at Law serves criminal defense and civil litigation clients in Louisiana and throughout the nation.

We leverage this experience and proven ability to achieve the best possible results for our clients, protecting their rights and their futures in all types of legal matters.

Criminal Defense and Complex Civil Litigation Lawyers

With three former federal prosecutors, the AV® Preeminent-rated* law firm of Hymel Davis & Petersen – Attorneys and Counselors at Law, offers the experience, loyalty, and determination that clients need when seeking legal representation. With attorneys licensed to practice in Louisiana, Georgia, California, and Texas, our firm serves criminal defense and civil litigation clients in Louisiana, Texas, and throughout the nation.

With extensive trial experience in criminal defense and civil litigation, we are a "boutique" law office based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, dedicated to the practice of white collar criminal defense and complex civil litigation.

Experienced, Effective and Efficient Lawyers
Criminal Law ∙ Complex Civil Litigation ∙ Personal Injury

The lawyers of Hymel Davis & Petersen are experienced trial attorneys who are able to meet the challenges of even the most complex criminal defense and civil litigation cases. We have successfully litigated thousands of cases involving a wide range of civil and criminal matters.

  • Criminal law : At the core of our firm, our Baton Rouge criminal defense lawyers defend clients in federal and state criminal matters. In conjunction with our traditional criminal defense work, we are also equipped to handle complex litigation such as white collar crimes, business fraud, corporate internal investigations and defense, healthcare fraud, program fraud, and environmental crimes.
  • Personal injury : Our extensive trial experience and ability to pursue complex litigation allows our attorneys to be very effective in representing personal injury clients who have sustained significant injury due to the negligence of another person. We handle claims involving car and truck accidents, slip and falls, medical malpractice, and more.
  • Business litigation : We represent business litigation clients — individuals and corporate entities — in both civil and criminal complaints, such as accusations of unfair trade practices, tax fraud, and false claims/qui tam matters.
  • Appeals : Our appellate attorneys offer experienced legal counsel in state and federal civil, criminal, and business litigation appeals throughout Louisiana and the nation.

Call the Law Offices of Hymel Davis & Petersen, 225-298-8118

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*AV® Preeminent and BV® Distinguished are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.

Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories - legal ability and general ethical standards.