Jeremy Epstein

Top rated Family Law attorney in New Orleans, Louisiana

Jeremy Epstein Law, LLC
Jeremy Epstein
Jeremy Epstein Law, LLC

Practice Areas: Family Law; view more

Licensed in Louisiana since: 2009

Education: Tulane University Law School

Selected to Rising Stars: 2016 - 2022
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Jeremy Epstein Law, LLC

935 Gravier St
Suite 1012
New Orleans, LA 70112 Visit website


Through his law firm, Jeremy Epstein Law, LLC, in New Orleans, Louisiana, Jeremy Epstein represents clients throughout the New Orleans area with high-quality legal counsel in a variety of practice areas, including the following:

• Family Law/divorce law
• Personal injury

After receiving his Bachelor of Science in Management from the A.B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University in 2004, Mr. Epstein received his Juris Doctor from Tulane University Law School in 2007 along with a Maritime Law Certificate. The State Bar of Texas admitted him to practice in 2008, and the Louisiana State Bar Association admitted him the following year in 2009. In 2010, the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Middle Districts of Louisiana admitted him to practice, and the U.S. Supreme Court admitted him in 2012.

As a divorce and custody attorney, Mr. Epstein focuses on defending the rights of his clients based on their personalized needs.  As a father himself, Mr. Epstein understands the emotional impact divorce and child custody cases can have on parents, and he promises to provide the best legal counsel possible to ensure the most equitable outcome for his clients.

In his other legal practice areas, Mr. Epstein works with his clients to devise the best course of action considering each case's unique circumstances and needs. Whether a case requires litigation or a dispute can be resolved using mediation, Mr. Epstein's clients can rely on him to offer sound advice and counsel to help them achieve the results they expect and deserve.

Through this dedication to his practice and devotion to his profession, Mr. Epstein has earned the respect of his peers as evidenced by his AV Preeminent peer-review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell.

*AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general practice standards.

Practice areas

Family Law

Focus areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Father's Rights, Marital Property, Paternity, Same Sex Family Law

  • 100% Family Law

First Admitted: 2008, Texas

Professional Webpage:

Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Louisiana Notary Public, Orleans Parish, 2010
  • I have been a member of the Louisiana Board for the Forum for Equality for the past several years. This is a non-profit organization that works hard for LGBTQ+ rights in Louisiana., 2024
Educational Background:
  • Tulane University Law School, JD, 2007
  • Tulane University, AB Freeman School of Business, Bachelor of Science in Management, 2004
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • Vicki C. WALKER v. Stefanie K. ZACHARIAS, NO. 18-C-596, 5th Circuit Court of Appeal for Louisiana, rendered December 20, 2018. On behalf of the Mother, Mr. Epstein's efforts were successfull in overturning the denial of the Mother's Exception of No Cause of Action on writ applied to the appellate court., 2018
  • Mr. Epstein was awarded Superlawyers Rising Star., Superlawyers, 2022
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star,, 2021
  • Mr. Epstein was honored as a Rising Start for 2020 by SuperLawyers., SuperLawyers Rising Star for Family Law, Super Lawyers, 2020
  • Mr. Epstein was honored as a Rising Star by SuperLawyers in 2019., SuperLawyers Rising Star for Family Law, Super Lawyers, 2019
  • Mr. Epstein was honored as a Rising Start for 2018., SuperLawyers Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2018
  • Mr. Epstein was honored as a Rising Star for SuperLawyers in 2017, SuperLawyers Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2017
  • 2016 Super Lawyers Rising Star, Super Lawyers - Rising Star, 2016
  • Top 40 Litigation Lawyer Under 40 for Louisiana by the American Society of Legal Advocates, Top 40 Litigation, 2016
  • Top Lawyer – Personal Injury Litigation by New Orleans Magazine, 2015
  • Top 10 Under 40 by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, 2015
  • Nation’s Top One Percent by The National Association of Distinguished Counsel, 2015
  • 10 Best Client Satisfaction Award by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2015
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • This was a live CLE with written materials prepared for a one-hour presentation on the grounds for divorce in Louisiana. This was for NBI. The issues discussed were as follows: (1) Fault vs. No-Fault; (2) Burden of Proof for Fault in the Digital Age; (3) Private Investigators and Relevant State Law; (4) Timeline Considerations; and (5) How to Effectively Move Between Fault and No-Fault Divorce Proceedings., CLE Lecturer, Grounds of Divorce - Pros and Cons, NBI, Legal, 2024
  • In-depth CLE for the LSBA Ethics Series. This focused on the rules associated with ethics as they apply to non-attorney support staff and how the actions of the non-attorney support staff is directly linked to the ethical duties of the attorney., CLE Lecturer for LSBA Ethics Series, The Buck Stops With You: Ethics and Non-Attorney Support Staff, LSBA, Legal, 2023
  • This was an info session designed for a monthly meeting of paralegals, legal assistants and legal secretaries so that their ethical duties as they relate to legal work could be openly discussed and understood. This was just over 45 minutes and the response was very good., Meeting Lecturer, The Buck Stops With You (Shortened for Paralegal Meeting Lecture), Louisiana Professionals of New Orleans (LPNO) (Legal Assistants, Secretaries and Paralegals), Legal Assistants, Secretaries, Paralegals, 2023
  • This was a live CLE lecture with additional prepared materials. I spoke on two different topics. The first topic was called "Child Custody and Visitation Rights" and included the following topics: (1) Petition for Visitation; (2) Petition for Custody; (3) Motion for  A Change of Custody and Visitation; (4) Questions of Paternity; (5) Termination of Parental Rights; (6) The Rights of Grandparents and Other Relatives; (7) UCCJEA: Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Enforcement Act; and, (8) Checklist of Necessary Documents and Sample Forms. The second topic was called "Drafting Enforceable Terms In Consent Orders and Agreements" and included various samples and discussions about issues with drafting such enforceable terms., Live CLE Speaker, Louisiana Family Law From A to Z, NBI, Legal, 2021
  • I taught and prepared materials for a live CLE presentation called "Custody. Visitation and Support:  A Practical Guide," and featured the following topics: (1) Custody Options, Procedures and Forms; (2) Tips for Negotiating Child Custody and Visitation; (3) Sample Parenting Plan; (4) Child Support Considerations, Calculations, Guideline Worksheet, Deviations; and, (5) Spousal Support Considerations, Calculations, Deviations. , Live CLE Lecturer, Louisiana Divorce Law Boot Camp, NBI, Legal, 2021
  • This was for a presentation with the Louisiana State Bar Association on August 31, 2018, titled “Tricks of the Trade, Part 2.” I taught the section titled “Attention to Detail: Common Traps for Family Law Practitioners," which was 1.25 hours long., Live CLE Speaker as well as organizer, Attention to Detail: Common Traps for Family Law Practitioners, LSBA, Legal, 2018
  • This was prepared for a one-hour live CLE presentation through NBI including both lecture and written materials. The issues discussed included the following: (1) Handling Social Media, E-Mail and Text Messages; (2) Preservation of Evidence; (3) Authentication of Evidence; (4) Determining Admissibility of Evidence; (5) Hearsay Objections and Exceptions; (6) Exhibits) (7) Depositions; and, (8) Recent Case Law. , Live CLE Speaker, How to Apply Rules to Discovery and Evidence, NBI, Legal, 2018
  • "Are You Worth Only 46,666 SDRs If You Die Or Are Injured When Cruising Abroad?", Vol. XXVIII, No. 7 at Pp. 21-27, July 2013
  • "Athens Convention, Part 2: 2002 Protocol Becomes Effective in April 2014", Vol. XXVIII, No. 8 at Pp. 19-21, August 2013
  • ABA YLD WIPC, Winter 2015 Committee Newsletter, “Take A Break With Technology.”
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • 2023-2024 LSBA Ethics Advisory Committee Member, 2023
  • 2022-2023 LSBA Ethics Advisory Committee member, 2023
  • I have been a Board Member for the Forum for Equality, a non-profit that focuses on lgbtq+ rights and inclusion., 2023
  • American Bar Foundation Fellow. I have been a fellow for several years., 2023
  • NAAC ABA Law Student Division competition briefing grader, 2023
  • ABA Young Lawyers Division Liaison to the ABA Center for Professional Responsibility Standing Committee on Profesionalism for the 2021-2022 year, 2022
  • Jeanne P. Gray Diversity Scholarship Subcommittee Member, 2021
  • Member, Louisiana Association for Justice, 2009 - Present
  • New Orleans Bar Association, 2014 - Present
  • Louisiana, 2009
  • Tulane Inn of Court, 2006 - 2007
  • United States Supreme Court, 2012
  • American Bar Association, Leadership Delegate, 2010 - 2011
  • American Association for Justice (formerly ATLA), 2009-Present
  • Louisiana State Bar Association, Public Information Committee, 2014 - 2016
  • Texas, 2008
  • A.P. Tureaud Inn of Court, 2011 until the Present. The A.P. Tureaux Inn of Court focuses on professionalism and ethics and my consistent membership embodies my committment to ethics and professionalism., 2023
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Louisiana, 2010
  • Louisiana State Bar Association, Law Related Education Committee, 2015
  • American Bar Association, Chair of the YLD General Solo and Small Practice Committee, 2009 - Present
  • American Bar Association, Chief Judge, 2014 - 2015
  • Louisiana State Bar Association, 2009 - Present
  • Texas State Bar Association, 2008 - Present
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana, 2010
  • American Bar Association, Co-Chair of the YLD Small, Solo & General Practice Committee, 2015
  • American Bar Association, 2015 - 2016
  • American Bar Association, YLD Awards and Subgrants Associate Judge, 2012 - 2014
Industry Groups:
  • Legal

Office location for Jeremy Epstein

935 Gravier St
Suite 1012
New Orleans, LA 70112

Phone: 504-434-5489


7 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2016 - 2022

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