Bradford H. Felder

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Managing Partner
Location:
Lafayette, Louisiana
Phone:
337-446-2709
Fax:
337-234-5310
Email:

Born in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Brad grew up in Hammond, Louisiana and graduated from the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts in Natchitoches, Louisiana in 1988. In 1992, Brad earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. In 1997, he received his Juris Doctor from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University where he served as Articles Editor of the Louisiana Law Review and graduated as a member of the Order of the Coif and Phi Kappa Phi.

Brad Felder is an AV-rated attorney admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, the United States District Court for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Louisiana and all Louisiana state courts. He is a member of the Louisiana State, the United States Fifth Circuit, Federal and Lafayette Parish Bar Associations. Brad is a Fellow of the Louisiana Bar Foundation, is a member of the John M. Duhe' Inn of Court, has served on the Board of Directors for the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel, and is currently on the Louisiana Leadership Council for the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB). Brad was recently recognized by the Lafayette Parish Bar Association and Lafayette Volunteer Lawyers as a Champion of Justice for his pro bono service in the Lafayette community during 2010 and was the recipient of the Century Award presented by the Louisiana Supreme Court for his service to the indigent.

Brad is married to the former Julie Koren Vaughn. They have a daughter, Koren, and reside in Lafayette, Louisiana.

Board Certified Family Law Specialist.

Areas of Practice

  • 75% Family Law and Appellate
  • 25% Commercial Litigation/Corporate

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 1997
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana, 1997
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana, 1997
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana, 1997
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1997
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America, 2003

Education

  • Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • J.D - 1997
    • Honors: Order of the Coif
    • Honors: Phi Kappa Phi
    • Law Review: Louisiana Law Review, Articles Editor , 1996 - 1997
  • Vanderbilt University in Nashville
    • B.S. - 1992
    • Major: Political Theory

Classes/Seminars

  • Family Law 101, Duhe Inn of Court, 2011

Honors and Awards

  • Louisiana Super Lawyer, 2013 - 2014
  • Century Award presented by the Louisiana Supreme Court for his Service to the Indigent, 2010

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Federal and Lafayette Parish Bar Association, Member
  • Brad is a Fellow of the Louisiana Bar Foundation, Member
  • John M.Duhe' Inn of Court, Member
  • Board of Directors for the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel, Member
  • Louisiana Leadership Council for the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), Member
  • Lafayette Parish Bar Association, Member