Linda S. Melancon

Linda S. Melancon

Legacy Estate & Elder Law of Louisiana, LLC
  • Elder Law, Estate Planning, Probate
  • Louisiana
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Summary

Linda S. Melancon is an attorney practicing in the areas of Estate Planning,
Elder Law, Medicaid and VA benefit’s planning, Special Needs Planning, and Estate
Administration (Probate, Successions and Trust Administration).
Linda is a Board Certified Estate Planning and Administration Specialist, certified by the
Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization. She is also accredited by the Veterans Administration to
give advice regarding veterans’ benefits.

Linda graduated magna cum laude from Mercer University with a double major in business
administration and history and then attended Louisiana State University’s Paul M. Hebert Law
Center where she graduated with her law degree in 1997.

While in law school, Linda received the Order of the Coif award for graduating in the top 10% of
her class and was a member of the Louisiana Law Review. She is a member of the Louisiana
Elder Law Task Force, the Life Care Planning Law Firm Association, the Academy of Special
Needs Planners and ElderCounsel.

Also active in the community, Linda has served as a board member for Ascension Parish Council
on Aging and the ARC of East Ascension. She is also a member of the Baton Rouge Association
of Women Attorneys and the Baton Rouge Aging Network. Linda also regularly presents
educational seminars for the public, as well as professional groups, on the importance of proper
planning.

Practice Areas
  • Elder Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Louisiana
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Attorney & Owner
Legacy Estate & Elder Law of Louisiana, LLC
- Current
Attorney
Percy, Pujol & Wall
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Education
Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge
J.D. (1997) | Law
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Honors: Order of the Coif Award - Top 10% of Class
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Mercer University
B.A. (1982) | Business Administration, History
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Honors: magna cum laude
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Professional Associations
Louisiana State Bar Association
Member
Current
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Louisiana Elder Law Task Force
Member
Current
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The Life Care Planning Law Firm Association
Member
Current
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The Academy of Special Needs Planners
Member
Current
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ElderCounsel
Member
Current
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Ascension Parish Council on Aging and the ARC of East Ascension
Board Member
Current
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Baton Rouge Association of Women Attorneys
Member
Current
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Baton Rouge Aging Network
Member
Current
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Certifications
Board Certified Estate Planning and Administration Specialist
Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization
Websites & Blogs
Website
Legacy Estate & Elder Law of LA, LLC
Contact & Map
Legacy Estate & Elder Law of Louisiana, LLC
3956 Government St.
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
USA
Telephone: (225) 744-0027
Fax: (225) 744-0028
Legacy Estate & Elder Law of Louisiana, LLC
1135 Lakeshore Drive
6th Floor
Lake Charles, LA 70601
USA
Telephone: (225) 744-0027
Fax: (225) 744-0028