Barbara Volk Madere

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Gretna, LA

Barbara Volk Madere, APLC
 | 920 Fifth Street, Gretna, LA 70053
Phone: 504-434-5506
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1979
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (80%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (10%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

At her law firm in Gretna, Louisiana, Barbara Volk Madere represents clients throughout the area in family law matters, including divorce, domestic violence, adoption and paternity issues. Ms. Madere also handles estate planning and administration and represents plaintiffs in personal injury litigation.

Ms. Madere pursued her undergraduate studies at Molloy College in Rockville Centre, New York, and she received a bachelor’s degree in history with honors in 1974. While in college, she was active in Molloy student government, the school's forum for discussing student concerns and developing leadership skills. She moved from New York to Louisiana to attend Loyola University New Orleans College of Law and was awarded her law degree in 1978.

Admitted to practice before all of the state courts of Louisiana, Ms. Madere has developed a reputation throughout her career as a highly skilled attorney who is dedicated to protecting her clients' interests and rights. She has been certified as a specialist in family law by the Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization. Ms. Madere is also a trained collaborative and mediation law attorney, and she uses those skills to help people resolve disputes through alternative dispute resolution procedures short of protracted court litigation.

While her main focus is on family law matters, Ms. Madere also helps her clients to carefully plan how to pass their assets to their intended beneficiaries while minimizing federal estate taxes. She is also an active participant in the Family Law Section of the Louisiana State Bar Association.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (80%): Adoption, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Paternity

Estate Planning & Probate (10%): Estate Planning

Personal Injury - General (10%): Personal Injury - Plaintiff

Focus Areas

Family Law: Adoption, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Paternity

Estate Planning & Probate: Estate Planning

Personal Injury - General: Personal Injury - Plaintiff

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 10 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2017

Certificates and Credentials

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About Barbara Madere

Admitted: 1979, Louisiana

Professional Webpage: http://www.barbaramaderelaw.com/About/

Honors and Awards:

  • Pro Bono Volunteer Attorney of the Year Award, 1997

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Fellow, Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Louisiana Chapter Member, AFCC
  • Vice President and Founding Member, Jefferson Parish Family Law Association
  • Member, Association for Women Attorneys
  • Member, Jefferson Bar Association
  • Member, Louisiana State Bar Association, Family Law Section

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • New Orleans Pro Bono Project

Educational Background:

  • Molloy College, Rockville Centre, New York, Honor: With Honors, 1974
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Office Location for Barbara Volk Madere

920 Fifth Street
Gretna, LA 70053

Phone: 504-434-5506

 

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Last Updated: 6/30/2016

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