Laurel A. Salley

Top rated Family Law attorney in Metairie, Louisiana

Salley & Salley, LLC
Laurel A. Salley
Salley & Salley, LLC

Practice Areas: Family Law; view more

Licensed in Louisiana since: 1998

Education: Tulane University Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2024

Salley & Salley, LLC

3445 North Causeway Boulevard
Suite 510
Metairie, LA 70002-3747 Visit website


Attorney Laurel A. Salley is a partner with the Salley & Salley, LLC, law firm in Metairie, Louisiana. Serving individuals and families throughout Jefferson Parish and the rest of the state, Ms. Salley focuses her practice on family law and civil litigation and appeals, as well as estate planning.

Board certified as a family law specialist by the Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization and possessing nearly 20 years of legal experience, Ms. Salley has the extensive skills and resources required to help her clients resolve their conflicts and reach agreements that protect their rights and best interests. Through her estate planning practice, Ms. Salley works closely with those she serves in order to help them create wills and other estate planning instruments that meet their specific needs and goals.

A Louisiana native, Ms. Salley is active in her local community, and she has served in various leadership roles with the Lakeside Kiwanis Club. Regarded as one of the top family law attorneys in the state, she holds top ratings from Avvo, and she appeared in the National Register's Who's Who in Executives and Professionals from 2005 to 2006.

After graduating from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Science in psychology, Ms. Salley attended Tulane University Law School, where she obtained her Juris Doctor, cum laude, in 1998. The Louisiana State Bar Association admitted her to practice that same year, and Ms. Salley immediately joined her mother's law firm in order to make a difference in the lives of her fellow Louisianans.

Fully devoted to her practice, Ms. Salley is a member of the family law section of the Louisiana State Bar Association, and she is highly active with the Jefferson Bar Association as well, having served as chair and secretary for the organization's young lawyers section.

Practice areas

Family Law

Focus areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Marital Property, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements

  • 100% Family Law

First Admitted: 1998, Louisiana

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Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Board Certified Family Law Specialist, Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization
Educational Background:
  • Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, B.S., Major: Psychology
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Louisiana State Bar Association, Family Law Section, 1998- Present
  • Jefferson Bar Association, 1998- Present
  • Louisiana, 1998
  • Jefferson Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, Secretary, 2001 - 2002
  • Jefferson Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, Chair Elect, 2002 - 2003
  • Jefferson Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, Chairman, 2003 - 2004
  • CALI Award for  Excellence - Civil Law Persons, 1996
  • Top Attorney in Louisiana, 2012 - Present
  • National Register's Who's Who in Executives and Professionals, 2005 - 2006
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Living Will, and Last Will and Testament, 2013
  • Living Will, and Last Will and Testament , 2014
  • Custody case, 2014
  • Lakeside Kiwanis Club, Board of Directors, 1997 - 2001
  • Lakeside Kiwanis Club, Vice President, 1997 - 1998
  • Lakeside Kiwanis Club, Member, 1997 - Present 
  • Key Club
  • Intra-family Adoption, 2015

Office location for Laurel A. Salley

3445 North Causeway Boulevard
Suite 510
Metairie, LA 70002-3747

Phone: 504-323-7114


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  • Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2024

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