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Experienced Litigation Representation for Individuals & Businesses

When you are facing a legal matter that will go to court — whether civil or criminal — it is critical that you have representation you can trust has the experience needed to produce results before a judge or jury.

The law office of Hymel Davis & Petersen was founded by three veteran federal prosecutors with extensive trial experience, to provide effective, resourceful, and informed legal defense and counsel for clients throughout Louisiana and the nation.

With over 100 years of combined legal experience, Hymel Davis & Petersen is a boutique law firm focused on complex civil and criminal litigation, representing the legal needs of individuals, businesses, and organizations. Our law office is AV-rated* under the Martindale-Hubbell peer review rating system.

A Highly Capable Legal Team

Our legal team is made up of attorneys with significant experience in civil and criminal litigation. Members of our legal team have held highly respected posts and worked in senior positions representing a wide range of backgrounds, such as:

  • U.S. Attorney, Middle District of Louisiana
  • Senior Litigation Counsel, U.S. Attorney’s Office, Middle District of Louisiana
  • Associate Independent Counsel, In re Espy
  • Director, Criminal Division, Louisiana Department of Justice
  • Assistant Attorney General, Criminal Division, Louisiana Department of Justice
  • District Judge, 19th Judicial District Court, East Baton Rouge Parish
  • Assistant District Attorney, East Baton Rouge Parish

Our lawyers are focused on putting the benefits of our experience to work for clients in complex civil and criminal matters including federal criminal defense, business litigation, personal injury, and wrongful death. At the Baton Rouge office of Hymel Davis & Petersen, we represent clients locally, statewide and nationally through direct contact and through attorney referrals.

Put Our Experience and Resources to Work

Contact the law office of Hymel Davis & Petersen to schedule a free initial consultation with one of our attorneys to discuss your civil or criminal law matter.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license 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 anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.