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All Maritime Law in Baton Rouge

Expert Legal Navigation at Sea

At Baton Rouge Criminal Defense, we specialize in maritime law, offering expert legal guidance for a range of issues related to the maritime industry in Southern Louisiana. Our seasoned team of maritime lawyers is equipped with the knowledge and experience needed to handle complex legal challenges that arise on and off the water.

Why Choose Our Baton Rouge Maritime Law Experts?

Maritime law, also known as admiralty law, is a distinct body of law that governs nautical issues and private maritime disputes. Our attorneys are adept at navigating these intricate legal waters, providing tailored solutions that protect the interests of mariners, maritime workers, and maritime businesses.

Comprehensive Maritime Law Services

Our legal services cover all aspects of maritime law, including:

  • Jones Act Claims: Advocating for injured maritime workers to secure compensation under the Merchant Marine Act of 1920, commonly known as the Jones Act.
  • Cargo Disputes: Handling issues related to cargo damage, cargo loss, and other disputes arising from commercial shipping operations.
  • Maritime Injury: Representing clients in cases of injuries sustained on offshore rigs, vessels, or while performing other maritime-related activities.
  • Vessel Documentation: Assisting with the documentation required by the U.S. Coast Guard for vessel registration, inspection, and compliance.
  • Maritime Contracts: Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating contracts related to maritime operations, including charter agreements and shipbuilding contracts.

Local and International Expertise

Our legal team not only understands the federal and state maritime laws that govern Southern Louisiana but also the international regulations that affect global shipping and maritime operations. This comprehensive expertise is crucial for effectively handling cases that span jurisdictions.

Impeccable Professional Standards

We uphold the highest standards of legal practice, as evidenced by our flawless record with the Louisiana State Bar Association. Our commitment to ethical practice ensures that our clients receive the most reliable and trustworthy legal representation possible.

Client-Centered Approach

At Baton Rouge Criminal Defense, we prioritize our clients’ needs and goals. Understanding the personal and financial stakes involved, we treat each case with the utmost care and dedication, ensuring that our clients are informed and comfortable throughout the legal process.

Proven Track Record

Our track record of successful outcomes in maritime cases reflects our deep understanding of maritime law and our commitment to achieving the best possible results for our clients. Whether it’s a negotiation or courtroom litigation, our attorneys are prepared to advocate vigorously on your behalf.

Initial Consultation: Setting Your Legal Course

We offer personalized initial consultations to assess your maritime legal needs and discuss the best strategies for your case. This consultation is the first step in forming a strategic plan tailored to your specific circumstances.

Consultation Highlights

  • Understanding Your Needs: We take the time to listen to your concerns and understand the nuances of your situation.
  • Customized Legal Solutions: Our strategies are crafted to meet the specific demands of your case, ensuring comprehensive coverage of all legal aspects.
  • Transparent Fee Structure: We provide a clear explanation of our fees upfront. Our billing methods are flexible, designed to accommodate the unique financial aspects of maritime businesses and workers.

Contact Us Today

For expert maritime legal representation in Baton Rouge and Southern Louisiana, reach out to Baton Rouge Criminal Defense Call us at (504) 344-8819 or email [email protected]. Visit our website at to learn more about how we can guide you through your maritime law challenges. Let our experienced maritime attorneys navigate you through the complexities of admiralty law with confidence and skill.