Peter J. Losavio, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Elder Law Attorney in Baton Rouge, LA

Losavio and DeJean, L.L.C.
 | 8414 Bluebonnet Boulevard, Suite 110
Baton Rouge, LA 70810-2823
Phone: 225-769-4200
Fax: 225-769-2864
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2011, 2013 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1975
Practice Areas:
  • Elder Law (50%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (30%),
  • Tax: Business (20%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Peter J. Losavio, Jr., of Losavio & DeJean in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, has more than two decades of experience practicing personal injury and elder law. Throughout his career, Mr. Losavio has handled a variety of matters involving asset protection, disabilities, tax problems and complex business issues. He proudly represents clients from Baton Rouge as well as the surrounding areas.

Mr. Losavio has built his legal practice on an extensive educational foundation. He holds a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in chemistry from Tulane University and earned his law degree from the Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center. After completing his law school education, he attended the University of Florida and earned a master of laws degree in taxation. He has been licensed to practice law in Louisiana since 1975.

In addition, Mr. Losavio has several professional certifications. He is certified as an elder law attorney by the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys — one of a select few to hold this certification. He is also board-certified as an estate planning administration specialist and a tax law specialist.

Mr. Losavio is passionate about using his wide breadth of legal education to remain active in numerous professional organizations in his local community and on a wider scale. He belongs to the Baton Rouge Bar Association, the Louisiana State Bar Association and the State Bar of Texas. He is also actively involved in several national organizations, including the Life Care Planning Law Firms Association, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and the Special Needs Alliance.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Elder Law
  • 30%Estate Planning & Probate
  • 20%Tax


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Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2011, 2013 - 2020

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About Peter Losavio, Jr.

Admitted: 1975, Louisiana

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Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Louisiana Board Certified Tax Law Specialist
  • Certified by the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Certified Financial Planner
  • Louisiana Board Certified Estate Planning Administration Specialist
  • Accredited by the Department of Veterans Affair
  • Certified Public Accountant

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Life Care Planning Law Firms Association, Member
  • Texas State Bar Association, Member
  • Special Needs Alliance, Member
  • Louisiana State Bar Association, Member
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Member
  • Baton Rouge Bar Association, Louisiana, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Invited as guest speaker May 2013 at the 17th Annual Livingston Parish SALT Conference, 2013

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Keynote Speaker, Senior Estate Planning, Brian Low Financial Group, 2012
  • Author, A Louisiana Guide to Alzheimer's Care, 2012
  • Spoke on Government Benefits, Interdiction and Mental Health, Featured Speaker, Louisiana Health Ed 2013, 2013
  • Guest speaker at OLOL Hospital. Spoke about Money Basics: Spending, Borrowing and Saving It, 2014
  • Guest speaker at PESI Louisiana Elderlaw 2014.  Spoke on Medicaid Coverage for Long-Term Care, Advanced Directives, Consent Law, Interdiction Statues (Adult Guardianship), 2014
  • Guest speaker at “The Probate Process From Start to Finish” seminar, “Administering the Estate Effectively” and “Determining if Spouse’s Elective Share is a Reasonable Option, National Business Institute, 2014
  • Spoke about Medicaid Coverage for Long Term Care and Advance Directives, Consent Law and Interdiction Statutes at 2015 Louisiana Elder Law Seminar, 2015
  • Guest Speaker at "Trust 101", National Business Institute.  Spoke on Grantor Trust, Estate Planning for the Disabled, and Ethical Considerations., Guest Speaker, 2015
  • Guest Speaker at "Planning For Long Term Care", National Business Institute.  Spoke on Advance Planning, Overview of Long-Term Care Payment and Living Arrangements, Va Benefits for LTC Services, Current Issues in Medicaid Qualification for Nursing Home Care  and In- Home Services, Tax Implications of LTC Planning, Ethics in Elder Care, Using Special Needs Trusts to Protect Assets and Provide Access to Care., Guest Speaker, 2015
  • Guest Speaker "Probate Boot Camp", National Business Institute.  Spoke about Marshalling/Valuing Assets, Handling Debts and Creditor Claims, Guest Speaker, 2015
  • Guest Speaker "Getting and Keeping Good Credit", CLC Incorporated.  Spoke about getting and keeping good credit., Guest Speaker, 2015
  • Guest Speaker at " Louisiana Elderlaw 2015", PESI.  Spoke on Medicaid Coverage for Long - Term Care, Advance Directives, Consent Law and Interdiction Statutes., Guest Speaker, 2015

Educational Background:

  • Tulane University, New Orleans, Masters Degree in chemistry, 1973
  • Tulane University, Bachelor of Science degree, Major: Chemistry, 1970
  • University of Florida, Masters of laws in taxation, 1976
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Office Location for Peter J. Losavio, Jr.

8414 Bluebonnet Boulevard
Suite 110
Baton Rouge, LA 70810-2823

Phone: 225-769-4200

Fax: 225-769-2864

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Last Updated: 2/4/2020

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