Uniquely Louisiana

Providing quality, timely and affordable legal, governmental, and litigation services to individuals, businesses, and governmental agencies throughout Louisiana.

Did you know?

Larry Roedel successfully negotiated on behalf of the State with the New Orleans Saints legal team to keep the Saints in New Orleans long-term in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. 💡 CJ Blache as a child was one of the very first people to integrate public schools in New Orleans. CJ has practiced in the area of governmental relations and regulatory law at the state and local level and has been active in every session of the Louisiana 💡 Kent Parsons played football at Murray State University and baseball for Nichols State University. 💡 Wayne has served as a legal advisor to multiple Louisiana governors on Workers’ Compensation issues and as a seminar speaker for numerous associations, including the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel, the Defense Research Institute, the Louisiana 💡 Jan Frankowski is originally from Poland and is fluent in Polish and English. He was involved in the successful defense of one of the two BP Well Site Leaders charged with 22 felony counts of manslaughter and a violation of the Clean Water Act arising fro 💡 Skye Fantaci was heavily involved in non-profit organizations in New Orleans. She is the former Chair of the Second Harvest Food Bank where she has also served as Secretary to the Board of Directors for three years and was on the Executive Committee for f 💡 David Phelps taught English in Japan, managed a rock ‘n roll band, and worked as a journalist before becoming an attorney. 💡 Sydne Cunningham, while attending Tulane Law School, as an Honor Board Justice from 2017-2020 and was elected as the Treasurer for the Black Law Student Association for the 2018-2019 year.

Practice Areas

The demands and pace of our profession are forever changing, but our principles and standards remain the same.

Business and Corporate Overview

Environmental Law

Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts, and Successions

Government and Public Law Overview

Government Relations Overview

Litigation Overview

Property and Development Overview

Public and Regulated Utilities

Workers Compensation

Outstanding Legal Representation Since 1988

01 Our Goal

Our goal has always been to offer quality legal services in a timely manner at an affordable price. By attracting exceptional law school graduates and accomplished lateral hires, we have enhanced the scope of our legal services to include nearly every area of law. Over the years, we have experienced sustained growth while continuing to uphold the goals and principles upon which our firm was founded.

02 Our Principles

The demands and pace of our profession are forever changing, but our principles and standards remain the same. Responding to your needs in an efficient manner is our priority. Tailoring our legal services to meet your individual needs, our diverse team of talented attorneys will work together to seek the best course of action for your unique situation.

03 Our Mission

It is our mission to meet the needs of those who experience the challenges, struggles and successes of life. Our client base, business opportunities and reputation in the community have given us much to be thankful for, and we appreciate your consideration of Roedel Parsons for your legal needs.

Our Team

Thomas E. Balhoff

Of Counsel

Cecil J. Blache


Andre G. Bourgeois


Ryan R. Brown

Of Counsel

Thomas J. Capella

Of Counsel

Ross A.Dooley

Of Counsel

Wayne J. Fontana


Jan K. Frankowski

Of Counsel

Bradley C. Guin


Jennifer F. Lewis


J. Kenton Parsons

Founding Shareholder

David B. Phelps

Of Counsel

Luke F. Piontek

Managing Shareholder

Charles M. Pisano


Daniel T. Price


Larry M. Roedel

Founding Shareholder

Don R. Schneider

Of Counsel

Richard L. Seelman


W.L. “Coley” West


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