Beau practices in his own private law firm of Brock & Palmintier Law, LLC, and his main areas of focus include criminal law, family law, environmental law, DWI and car accidents. Previously, he worked at the private law firm of Manasseh, Gill, Knipe & Belanger from 2011-2019. Before entering private practice, he was employed at LDEQ as a member of the Secretary’s Executive Staff from 2008-2011. From March 1999–Feb. 2008, he worked as Regional Criminal Enforcement Council for the Environmental Protection Agency, and provided in-house legal oversight to all Federal criminal investigations conducted in Louisiana by the EPA-Criminal Investigation Division.
Prior to joining EPA, he served as an Assistant District Attorney for East Baton Rouge Parish from Oct. 1991 – March 1999 and was lead counsel on over 50 successful jury trials. His two criminal defense jury trials have both resulted in not guilty verdicts.
In 1988, he graduated from Louisiana State University and from the L.S.U. Law Center in 1991. He is a member of the Louisiana Bar Association, Baton Rouge Bar Association and is an Associate member of the Baton Rouge Association of Women Attorneys. Beau is a frequent lecturer on professionalism, criminal law and environmental law and policy issues.
In addition to recently publishing a book on coaching middle school & youth basketball, "Run to Win: The Mongoose System: Coaching Middle School & Youth Basketball," (available online directly from the publisher at lulu.com or from amazon.com), some of the articles and materials he has published numerous other articles on legal professionalism, criminal law, and environmental law.