Seated from left to right:  Lawrence J. Anderson, Jr., Frank A. Fertitta, William C. Kaufman, III, John Swanner. Standing from left to right:  Devon B. McKnight, Allison N. Beasley, Daniel A. Reed, Anthony J. Russo, Jr., Jessica W. Chapman.


Company Information

One of the oldest firms in Baton Rouge

Seale, Smith, Zuber and Barnette built its reputation by providing a wide variety of civil defense litigation services at a reasonable cost. Our attorneys are experienced in the defense of motor vehicle, premises and other casualty claims on behalf of insured individuals and corporations. For many years, the firm has also provided quality defense of professional liability claims brought against healthcare professionals and facilities, insurance agents, real estate agents, financial professionals and lawyers.

From its founding as primarily an insurance defense firm, our experience in providing quality representation at market rates led to the expansion of our practice into the perfection and enforcement of secured transactions, default resolution, and defense of lender liability claims for major financial institutions. The firm offers bankruptcy services and representation for commercial collections. We represent commercial and residential developers, examine titles and perform services for the repair of title issues. Finally, we assist clients in the preparation of wills and provide succession and probate services.

Seale, Smith is a full-service civil law firm dedicated to providing quality services to our business and insurance clients. We are proud of our past. We continue to excel with the aid of technological advances allowing all of our clients to receive the full benefit of the more than sixty years it has taken this firm to achieve our reputation.

Courtroom Litigation

Whether you are asserting your rights against another party, or defending yourself from a claim, we can help.

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Corporate & Business

Our attorneys offer preemptive advice which can protect you during business negotiations over the life of the contract.

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Personal Injury & Wills

Our lawyers provide expert family law representation with vast experience that we tailor to your specific needs.

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