Stephen R. Rue

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Kenner, LA

Stephen Rue & Associates
 | 3309 Williams Blvd, Kenner, LA 70065
Phone: 504-529-5000
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1988
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (80%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Criminal Defense (10%)
Attorney Profile

Stephen R. Rue is a seasoned trial attorney who has been providing quality legal services to clients in New Orleans, Louisiana, since opening the law offices of Stephen Rue & Associates in 1991. He has earned a reputation as a tough litigator who is committed to achieving favorable results for the plaintiffs he represents in personal injury and wrongful death cases. He also puts his trial experience and talents to work representing clients who have been charged with DUI or other criminal offenses, and he handles divorce and other family law matters as well.

Mr. Rue graduated from Southern Methodist University with a bachelor of business administration and went on to earn a Master of Business Administration at Loyola University New Orleans. He earned a Juris Doctor upon graduation from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law. He was also a fellow at the National Institute for Trial Advocacy held at his law school alma mater. Mr. Rue is admitted to practice in Louisiana, New York and the District of Columbia as well as before the U.S. District Courts for the Western, Middle and Eastern Districts of Louisiana.

Mr. Rue's commitment to his professional development and his dedication to contributing to his profession is evidenced by his membership and participation in numerous professional associations, including the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Louisiana State Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the American Association for Justice and the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Highly regarded by his fellow attorneys, he has received a 10.0 peer review rating through Avvo.

Outside of his law practice, Mr. Rue believes in giving back to his community. He has served as king of the Mardi Gras Krewe of Alla and is a member of the Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (80%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Paternity

Personal Injury - General (10%): Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death

Criminal Defense (10%): Criminal Law

Focus Areas

Family Law: Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Paternity

Personal Injury - General: Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death

Criminal Defense: Criminal Law

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2018

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White Papers

  • Author Of Louisiana Child Custody, Visitation and Child Support Guide (2015) - Author Of Louisiana Child Custody, Visitation and Child Support Guide

  • Louisiana Divorce Handbook (2013) - Stephen R. Rue is the author of the Louisiana Divorce Handbook

  • Louisiana Family Law Guide (2012) - Stephen Rue is the author of the Louisiana Family Law Guide

  • About Stephen Rue

    Admitted: 1988, Louisiana

    Professional Webpage: http://stephenrue.com/attorneys/stephen-r-rue/

    Honors and Awards:

    • Recognized as a 2017 SUPER LAWYER, 2017
    • The National Trial Lawyers Association, Top 100 Lawyers, Member, 2015
    • The National Association of Distinguished Counsel, Nation's Top Attorneys, Member, 2015
    • The Best Attorneys of America, 2014
    • Selected the “BEST ATTORNEY” in Gambit Weekly’s Best of New Orleans Readers Poll, 2012
    • Received the Great Gentleman Award for Outstanding Community Service from the East Jefferson Hospital Auxiliary Association
    • Million Dollar Advocates, Member
    • “SUPERB” 10 out of 10 Rating by AVVO Attorney Ratings

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, Member
    • Louisiana Bar Association, Civil Law and Litigation Section, Vice Chairman
    • National Institute of Trial Advocacy, Fellow

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club, Member, 2003
    • First Baptist Church of New Orleans, Member

    Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

    • Louisiana Divorce Handbook: New Orleans Divorce Lawyer Stephen Rue’s Guide on How to Win Your Divorce, Child Custody, Child Support, Spousal Support and Community Property Division (in paperback and on Kindle), Author, 2013
    • Louisiana Family Law including Louisiana Child Custody, Visitation and Child Support Guide: Winning Tips of Divorce Attorney, Author, 2003
    • Loyola Law School, Lecturer

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

    • Elected as the First Caucasian Mr. Big Stuff Royal Character in the century history of the organization, Zulu, 2009

    Educational Background:

    • Southern Methodist University, Bachelor of Business Administration
    • Loyola University, Master of Business Administration

    Industry Groups

  • Criminal Defense
  • Family Law
  • Personal Injury
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    Office Location for Stephen R. Rue

    3309 Williams Blvd
    Kenner, LA 70065

    Phone: 504-529-5000

     

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    Last Updated: 8/4/2017

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