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Christie Lee Tournet

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in Mandeville, LA

Christie Tournet & Associates, LLC
1795 W. Causeway Approach Suite 103A
Mandeville, LA 70471
Phone: 985-256-4121
Fax: 985-951-2178
Selected to Rising Stars: 2021
Licensed in Louisiana Since: 2011
Practice Areas: Estate Planning & Probate (70%), Real Estate: Consumer (20%), Business/Corporate (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Christie Lee Tournet is the founder and owner of Christie Tournet & Associates, LLC, in Mandeville, Louisiana. A top-rated lawyer with more than 10 years of legal experience, Ms. Tournet provides exceptional counsel and support to clients throughout the greater New Orleans metro and surrounding areas of St. Tammany Parish who have legal needs involving any of the following:

·        Estate planning and administration

·        Succession and probate law

·        Commercial and real estate law

A 2003 summa cum laude graduate of Loyola University New Orleans with bachelor's degree in economics and international business. Ms. Tournet returned to her alma mater and obtained her Juris Doctor from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law in 2010. The recipient of the LaNasa-Greco Endowed Scholarship in law school, she also received the Loyola Law Excellence Award in Probate and graduated within the top 15% of her class.

Ms. Tournet received her license to practice from the Louisiana State Bar Association in 2011, and prior to that, she received her license as a real estate salesperson. Early in her legal career, she honed her legal skills at a prominent defense firm in her region before establishing her own private practice.

Since that time, Ms. Tournet has achieved remarkable success helping her clients establish and enforce their final wishes while also assisting them with protecting their most valuable possessions and investments. She has extensive experience in construction and real estate law, and she has assisted numerous commercial clients with forming and organizing their companies with an eye on future success.

A leader in her field, Ms. Tournet regularly contributes articles on estate planning and succession to Sophisticated Woman Magazine, and she has conducted lectures and seminars across her region on a variety of legal topics. She is also an active member of the Northshore Wealth & Business Planning Professionals and the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils as well as the 22nd JDC Bar Association and the 22nd JDC Inns of Court. She is also a member of both the National and New Orleans Metropolitan Associations of Realtors.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Estate Planning & Probate
  • 20%Real Estate: Consumer
  • 10%Business/Corporate
Focus Areas

Estate Planning, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills, Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Contracts, Business Organizations


1 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2021

About Christie Lee Tournet

First Admitted: 2011, Louisiana

Professional Webpage:

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Wills for Heroes
  • Pro Bono work for Southeast Louisiana Legal Services since 2014, 2019
  • Volunteers for Veterans

Educational Background

  • Graduated from Loyola University New Orleans with a double major in Economics and International Business. Received Award for outstanding graduate in both Economics and International Business. Became a statewide commissioned notary public in 2007. Became a LA licensed real estate agent in 2010., 2003

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Statewide commissioned notary public before taking bar exam, 2007
  • Also hold a Louisiana Real Estate Salesperson license since 2010, 2010


  •, Blog, CRES Insurance Services, 2013


  • 2015CA1217 Welborn v. Thompson Construction - Brief to Louisiana Court of Appeal for First Circuit - summary judgment in Employer's favor confirmed, 2015
  • 2014 Plaintiff Trial Verdict (First Chair). No. 2011-16289, 22nd JDC. Represented Plaintiff subcontractor in Public Works action against a General Contractor and Surety and obtained full amounts owed Plaintiff and all attorney fees and costs. No appeal by Defendants; obtained full payment for Plaintiff-client, 2014
  • No. 50,645-WCW COURT OF APPEAL SECOND CIRCUIT STATE OF LOUISIANA. Oral Argument and brief resulted in Second Circuit reversing lower court decision and entering judgment of no subject matter jurisdiction in Employer's favor, 2015

Bar/Professional Activity

  • 22nd JDC Inn of Court, 2019
  • Northshore Wealth and Business Professionals and National Association of Estate Planners, 2019
  • 22nd JDC Bar, 2019


  • Also assist with other business sales/transfers of interests in entities, 2018

Industry Groups

  • Business Owners
  • Consumers
  • Contractors
  • Real Estate Professionals
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Office Location for Christie Lee Tournet

1795 W. Causeway Approach Suite 103A
Mandeville, LA 70471

Phone: 985-256-4121

Fax: 985-951-2178

Last Updated: 9/10/2021

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