Kelly E. Balfour

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Baton Rouge, LA

Balfour Emonet
 | 318 Saint Charles Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Phone: 225-214-4484
Fax: 225-214-4487
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2001
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Criminal Defense (30%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Kelly E. Balfour is a partner with the Balfour Emonet Law Firm, LLC, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Serving a diverse range of clients throughout the state, Mr. Balfour devotes 100 percent of his practice to litigation, and he focuses his efforts on helping his clients achieve the favorable results they seek with regard to their legal challenges involving personal injury, workers' compensation and criminal defense.

After graduating from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Arts in history and political science, Mr. Balfour returned to his alma mater and obtained his Juris Doctor from Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center in 2001. The Louisiana State Bar Association admitted him to practice that same year, and he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Western and Middle Districts of Louisiana as well as before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit.

Throughout the course of his career, Mr. Balfour has achieved notable success advocating on behalf of those in need. He has secured numerous acquittals, dismissals and not-guilty verdicts for the accused while recovering substantial settlements and awards for his plaintiff personal injury clients. Recognized for his professionalism and service, he has received top ratings on various peer- and client-review sources, and in 2008, he received The Honorable Michaelle Pitard Wynne Professionalism Award.

Along with maintaining a successful trial practice, Mr. Balfour also serves as a lobbyist, seeking to affect positive changes in Louisiana legislation. He is also an active member of the Louisiana State Bar Association and the Baton Rouge Bar Association.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (70%): Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Criminal Defense (30%): Arrest & Arraignment, Criminal Law, Motor Vehicle Offenses

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Arrest & Arraignment, Criminal Law, Motor Vehicle Offenses

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020

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About Kelly Balfour

Admitted: 2001, Louisiana

Professional Webpage: http://balfouremonetlaw.com/meet-kelly/

Honors/Awards:

  • ACACIA
  • The Honorable Michaelle Pitard Wynne Professionalism Award, 2008  

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Baton Rouge Bar Association Board of Directors, 2017
  • Louisiana Bar Association Nominating Committee, 2017
  • Louisiana Bar Association House of Delegates, 2014
  • Baton Rouge Bar Association, 2001 - Present  
  • Louisiana Bar Association, 2001 - Present
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit   
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana, 2001
  • Louisiana, 2001

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Greater Baton Rouge Airport Commissioner, 2018

Educational Background:

  • Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, LA, B.A., Major: History and Political Science 
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Office Location for Kelly E. Balfour

318 Saint Charles Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Phone: 225-214-4484

Fax: 225-214-4487

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Last Updated: 5/28/2019

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