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Charles Michael Raymond

Charles Michael Raymond

Of Counsel to Forrest Cressy & James
  • Probate, Personal Injury
  • District of Columbia, Louisiana, Mississippi
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Biography

I have practiced law for the past 40 plus years. I am licensed in Louisiana, Mississippi, and the District of Columbia.

Education
Loyola University New Orleans
J.D.
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Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge
B.A. (1975) | Political Science
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Honors: Pi Sigma Alpha
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Professional Experience
Of Counsel
Forrest, Cressy & James, L.L.C.
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Currently address is: 1222 Annunciation Street, New Orleans, LA 70471;
Principal
Law Offices of Charles M Raymond
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Attorney
Taggart Morton
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Senior Litigation Counsel
Shell Oil Company
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Assistant Parish Attorney
City of Baton Rouge and Parish of East Baton Rouge
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Publications
Articles & Publications
The Right of Use: The New Louisiana Personal Servitude Articles
Loyola Lawyer on Property Management
Awards
Rabbi Emil Leipziger Award for Most Outstanding Volunteer
Greater New Orleans United Way
Most outstanding volunteer raising donations from professionals in the Greater New Orleans area.
Who's Who in American Law
Marquis Who's Who Publication Board
Certificate of Merit
Associated Builders & Contractors, Pelican Chapter
Professional Associations
Southeast Louisiana United Way
Legal Advisor
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Activities: Member of the Impact Coordinating Council for SeLAUW
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22 Judicial District Bar Associaiton
Member
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Louisiana State Bar Association
Member- Criminal Justice Committee
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Southeast Louisiana United Way f/k/a Greater New Orleans Metropolitan United Way
Member- Community Resource Committee f/k/a Impact Coordinating Council
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Mississippi State Bar
Member
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District of Columbia Bar Association
Member
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Louisiana State Bar Association
Member
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American Bar Association
Member
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Louisiana State Bar Association
Member-Bar Governance Committee
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Greater New Orleans Metropolitan United Way
Co-Chairman Successful Children and Families Goal Area
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Greater New Orleans Metropolitan United Way
Steering Committee Member-Success By Six
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
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Louisiana
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Mississippi
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5th Circuit
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11th Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
    A free consultation is for 1 hour. The meeting does not establish an attorney-client relationship until a contract is signed.
  • Contingent Fees
    The contingent fee is 40% of the total recovery. Contingent fees increase if appealed to 50% of the total recovery. Costs and expenses will be paid by the client from the recovery in some cases the Client will be responsible for costs and expenses. The exact nature of the fee and terms of representation are established only by a Contract with the Attorney and Client.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    New clients pay a retainer of $7500; hourly rates start at $300/hr and increase to $500/hr. depending on the case; hourly rates are determined by contract only between the Attorney and Client. Flat Fees are acceptable but need to be negotiated between the Attorney and the Client.
Practice Areas
Probate
Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
Personal Injury
Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Additional Practice Area
  • Car Accidents
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
Forrest, Cressy & James, L.L.C.
1222 Annunciation Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
Toll-Free: (504) 605-0777
Telephone: (504) 459-1909
Fax: (504) 322-3884
Monday: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed (Today)