Teresa King

Teresa Danielle King

Sole Practitioner
Location:
Houma, Louisiana
Phone:
985-333-4016
Fax:
985-790-7103
Email:

Teresa Danielle King is an experienced criminal defense attorney. She began her career as a student attorney at Loyola University New Orleans College of Law in 2011. She found her passion defending indigent clients in the Orleans Parish Criminal District Court. She graduated from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law in 2012 and began representing indigent clients in Terrebonne Parish. She is an avid researcher and knows how to protect the important constitutional rights afforded to criminal defendants in Louisiana.

In her time as a criminal defense attorney, Teresa King has participated in court cases in every courtroom in both Lafourche and Terrebonne Parishes. She has an established relationship with the judges and district attorneys in both parishes as well. She is an experienced trial attorney and has received a "Not Guilty" verdict after a DWI trial in the Honorable Judge David Arceneaux's courtroom. She has successfully appealed cases to higher courts when the district court ruled against her clients. She has negotiated hundreds of plea deals on behalf of her clients, often securing dismissals or reduced charges. She maintains her devotion to her clientele long after the cases are closed.

Teresa King is a hard-working attorney dedicated to achieving positive results on behalf of her clients.

Areas of Practice

  • 80% Criminal Defense, Felony and Misdemeanor
  • 10% Criminal Expungements
  • 10% Criminal Post-Conviction Relief

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 2012

Education

  • Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • J.D. - 2012
    • Honors: With Honors
  • Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, Louisiana
    • B.A. magna cum laude - 2007
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: Mass Communication
    • Major: Public Relations

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Terrebonne Bar Association, President-Elect, 2012 - Present
  • Lafourche Bar Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Lafourche Parish Public Defender, Conflict Attorney, 2016 - 2018
  • Terrebonne Parish Public Defender, Staff Attorney, 2012 - 2016

Pro Bono Activities

  • Louisiana Bar Foundation, Fellow and Panelist, 2013 - Present
  • Louisiana Bar Foundation, Community Partnership, 2013 - Present
  • Louisiana Bar Foundation, Panel Member, 2014 - Present

Ancillary Businesses

  • Notary Public

Languages

  • English