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Ellen Cronin Badeaux

Ellen Cronin Badeaux

Ellen Cronin Badeaux, LLC
  • Family Law, Divorce, Personal Injury...
  • Louisiana
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Ellen put herself through both undergraduate and law school. She a married, mother of two. Both her husband and daughter are also attorneys as are a nephew, father-in-law, 3 brothers-in-law and one brother-in-law who was elected judge. She was drawn to the areas of family law, criminal defense and plaintiff personal injury and has never changed course. She has practiced in Ascension, East Baton Rouge Jefferson, Livingston, Orleans, St. Bernard, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa and Washington Parishes for her entire 25 years of legal experience including, Amite, Baton Rouge, Chalmette, Covington, Denham Springs, Franklinton, Gonzales, Gretna, Hammond, Harvey, Kenner, Livingston, Madisonville, Mandeville, Metairie, New Orleans and Slidell at the City Court, District Court and Appellate Court levels.

Practice Areas
  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Personal Injury
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • Juvenile Law
  • Animal & Dog Law
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • Domestic Violence
  • Insurance Claims
  • Traffic Tickets
  • White Collar Crime
Additional Practice Area
  • Car Accidents
  • Free Consultation
    Free personal injury, car accident, wrongful death, dwi, dog bite, criminal and white collar crime consultations by phone or in office. Free phone family law, divorce, custody, child support, mediation, domestic violence, juvenile law, and interdiction consultations and $50 office consultations.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    VISA, MC, Discover & American Express
  • Contingent Fees
    For personal injury, car accidents and wrongful death only
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • English
  • French
Professional Experience
Ellen Cronin Badeaux, LLC
- Current
Law Office of State Rep Dan Claitor
Law Clerk
Habans, Bologna & Carriere
Federal Public Defender
Loyola University New Orleans
J.D. (1992)
Honors: Moot Court, Highest grade federal criminal law.
Activities: Association of Women Law Students, Delta Theta Phi Legal Fraternity, Art Director for educational video, The Tax Consequences of Divorce.
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Tulane University
B.A. (1988)
Honors: 3.5 GPA, Dean's List, Alpha Sigma Lamda Honorary Society, paper accepted for permanent collection Howard Tilton Library.
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Professional Associations
International Bar Association
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American Bar Association
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- Current
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22d JDC Bar Association
- Current
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Inns of Court
- Current
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American Association for Justice
- Current
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Jefferson Bar Association
- Current
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Louisiana State Bar Association # 22028
- Current
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New Orleans Bar Association
- Current
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Federal Bar Association
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Delta Theta Phi legal fraternity
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Articles & Publications
Billing Practices Can Improve Collection
Briefly Speaking, New Orleans Bar Association Newsletter
Speaking Engagements
How to Select a Family Law Attorney, Cable TV production
It's the Law
Qualified family and civil mediator
Louisiana Bar Association Alternative Dispute Resolution Section
Notary Public
State Notary Board
Jefferson Parish Juvenile Ad Hoc Judicial Panel
Jefferson Judiciary
Licensed attorney
Louisiana State Bar Association
Websites & Blogs
Legal Answers
1515 Questions Answered

Q. I received a camera light ticket yesterday (10/15/2019) with an issue date of 10/09/19 and a violation date of 03/11/12.
A: You can show them toubsold it or traded it in. However if you sold the car in 2014 you still could have owned it in 2012. Call a traffic court attorney.
Q. I hired a Family Law Atty for a flat fee of $15K. I got an email from her husband saying I owe $2500 and is owed now.
A: You need to show that contract to a legal malpractice attorney TODAY.
Q. Is it possible to convert a transcript into a judgment?
A: Hire a private child support lawyer and give them the transcript.
Q. Hi Will my divorce in foreign country be recognized in louisiana if I was neither me or my ex was domiciled there?
A: How would you get a divorce in a country in which neither of you lived?
Q. I live in Louisiana and have had dealings after dealings for over 5 yrs now with the neighbors dog on our 10 acres and
A: 1) Call the Sheriff's office and file a criminal complaint of harassment, 2) Call wildlife and fisheries and file a criminal complaint of poisoning, 3) Hire an attorney to file a restraining order and file a civil suit for damages.
Q. How much is it to get a court date reset at Alexandria City Court and I need to get them how much would that be
A: Call the Clerk of Court for Alexandria City Court to get an answer.
Q. If you file for bankruptcy in the state of Louisiana how can you reduce your child support?
A: You keep paying child support until the child is 18 or graduates from high school, whichever comes last. But not past age 19.
Q. I am dealing with some confusion on my jail sentence and jail credits, i would like to get advice on to fix my matter
A: If they are concurrent they run at the same time even if in different parishes.
Q. I was sentence to 10 years in one parish first, then the next day i was sentenced to 10 years ran concurrent
A: What is your question?
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Contact & Map
Ellen Cronin Badeaux, LLC
324 N. Theard St.
[Also by appointment in New Orleans and Slidell]
Covington, LA 70433
Telephone: (985) 892-1955
Fax: (985) 892-1023