Proven. Experienced. Fierce.

We understand that hiring a criminal defense firm is one of the challenging decisions one can be faced with. If you are accused of committing a crime, you need and deserve, the best representation. Our office is prepared to guide you through the legal process to ensure your rights are protected. We understand what is at stake for every client. Led by a former prosecutor, the attorneys at our office know how to strategically defend our clients in state and federal court.  Regardless as to whether you are the subject of a criminal investigation, facing arrest, or headed to trial, you need to call us.

Our Results Speak Volumes:


La. Supreme Court rules Harvey man entitled to new trial in murder case

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Shelley Dufresne not guilty in Destrehan teacher sex trial

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Jefferson Parish quadruple-murder defendant acquitted

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Man accused in death of Marrero toddler convicted of negligent homicide, sentenced to 5 years

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Years of Experience

Our office is prepared to guide you through the legal process to ensure your rights are protected.

Everyday, Defending Your Rights

We pride ourselves on taking on challenging criminal cases and successfully defending our clients.

Cases Won

We understand what is at stake for every client.

OUR track record of successes speak volumes about our integrity and expertise

The attorney you choose to defend your rights and best interests during a criminal investigation can mean the difference between successfully securing an acquittal and facing the consequences of a conviction.

When damaging criminal charges arise in Louisiana, you need someone in your corner who has the experience necessary to fight for the best possible outcome. You need The Law Offices of James A. Williams, L.L.C.

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We have served our clients in every area of criminal law, including federal cases, sex crimes, DWI and DUI, drug crimes, civil asset forfeiture claims, white collar crimes, and juvenile offenses.

Frequently asked

Have a question? Our legal team is here to help you through the process, call today and let's schedule a consultation. The James A. Williams law firm has been around for over 40 years, we can help you.
  • What areas do you represent?
    Our office represents clients throughout Southeast Louisiana, including the parishes of Jefferson, Orleans, St. Bernard, St. Tammany, Plaquemines, St. Charles, Lafourche, Terrebonne, St. John, St. James, Tangipahoa, Washington, and Ascension.
  • How do I get started?
    To get started simply contact our Law Firm at:
    Law Offices of James A. Williams
    (504) 361-0636
    706 Derbigny St, Gretna, LA 70053
  • What are our office hours?
    M-F 8:30am-5:30pm
    Sa-Su Appt Only.

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