Robert Kennedy Jr.

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Mr. Kennedy‚Äôs practice primarily involves the areas of oil & gas litigation; construction law, including the preparation of front-end documents, liens and lien related litigation, and construction defect litigation; zoning; expropriation; general representation of municipalities and peace officers; and general litigation. Mr. Kennedy also has experience in the areas of commercial litigation, professional malpractice, tort and other civil litigation. He received undergraduate degrees in Finance and Accounting from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He obtained his law degree from Louisiana State University, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif and the Louisiana Law Review. Mr. Kennedy was admitted to practice in 1992. Before joining the firm in 1994, he served two years as a law clerk to the Honorable Tom Stagg, United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana. He is a member of the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel, serves as a Master in the Harry V. Booth and Judge Henry A. Politz American Inn of Court, and has served as an associate editor of the Shreveport Bar Review.  Past employment position include, Honorable Tom Stagg, United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana, Law Clerk.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Oil & Gas Litigation
  • Construction Law, including the Preparation of Front-End Documents, Liens and Lien Related Litigation, and Construction Defect Litigation
  • Zoning
  • Expropriation
  • Municipal Litigation
  • Law Enforcement
  • Civil Litigation (in both Federal and State Courts)

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Louisiana, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana, 1994

EDUCATION

  • Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • Honors: Member, Order of the Coif
    • Law Review: Louisiana Law Review, Member
  • Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • Major: Finance and Accounting

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • Louisiana Bar Association
  • Shreveport Bar Association
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
  • Harry V. Booth and Judge Henry A. Politz American Inn of Court
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Phone: 318.227.7726

Fax: 318.227.7850

Email: robert.kennedy@cookyancey.com

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