Appeals

Plaisance Law, LLC, comprised of father and son team Mark and Marcus Plaisance, is a practice focused primarily on state and federal appeals and supervisory writs. Together we have over 30 years of legal experience. Our mission is to provide appellate services and to ease the transition of a case beyond the trial court.

Mark has more than 500 docketed appeals and writ applications in criminal law, personal injury law, family law, education law, property rights law, criminal and civil procedure, and myriad other legal areas. He has written, argued, and won appeals or supervisory writ applications in all five Louisiana appellate courts, the Louisiana Supreme Court, and the United States Fifth Circuit. Additionally, Mark successfully argued before the United States Supreme Court in the 2016 landmark criminal case of Montgomery v. Louisiana.

Marcus has handled several appeals in personal injury law, Louisiana Constitutional law, and civil rights law. He has also tried several bench and jury trials to verdict. His experience as an appellate court intern, district court law clerk, and active trial attorney provide a unique insight into the pre-appeal process.

For our clients, we are here to represent you after your trial. Whether you require an appeal or a complicated emergency writ, we are prepared to consult and handle your case. We have represented clients before the five Louisiana Appellate Courts, the Louisiana Supreme Court, the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.

We are available at your convenience to discuss what we can do to save you time and allow you to focus on your practice while we handle the appellate needs of your clients and the research and writing aspects of your practice. We look forward to working with you.