Rachel M. Yazbeck Esq.

Rachel M. Yazbeck Esq.

Attorney
Location:
New Orleans, Louisiana
Phone:
504-564-7314
800-255-6867 (Toll free)
Fax:
504-586-8003
Email:

Rachel M. Yazbeck was born in Metairie, Louisiana. Ms. Yazbeck was raised in the Covington area and attended St. Scholastica Academy for High School. Ms. Yazbeck went to Louisiana State University for her Bachelor's degree and pursued her law degree at Mississippi College. Ms. Yazbeck was recently married to Charles Andrew "Drew" Louder.

NOTABLE CASES:

State v. Andrew Smith

  • Possession of Cocaine
  • St. Tammany Parish
  • February 2009
  • Judge Trial- Directed Verdict Granted- Case dismissed

State v. Joshua Reinhart

  • Second Degree Murder
  • Washington Parish
  • March 2010
  • Jury Trial Verdict – Not Guilty

State v. Larry Legania

  • Armed Robbery
  • Orleans Parish
  • September 2011
  • Post Conviction Relief Granted – conviction overturned

State v. Raymond Taylor

  • Aggravated Rape
  • St. Tammany Parish
  • November 2011
  • Jury Trial Verdict – Not Guilty 

State V. Devin Garrison

  • Attempted Murder, Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Discharge of a Firearm During a Violent Crime, and Aggravated Assault with a Firearm
  • Orleans Parish
  • July 2015
  • Jury Trial Verdict - Not Guilty

State V. Jeremy Savell

  • Forcible Rape
  • St. Tammany Parish
  • April 2016
  • Jury Trial Verdict - Not Guilty

 

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Law
  • DUI/DWI
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Plaintiff
  • Personal Injury -- Plaintiff

Education

  • Mississippi College School of Law, Jackson, Mississippi
    • J.D. - May, 2007
    • Honors: Law School Deans List, Spring 2006, Fall 2006
    • Honors: American Jurisprudence (best paper) Award in Louisiana Civil Procedure Advocacy Award, 2006
    • Honors: John M. Collette Scholarship, 2007
  • Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • B.S. - August, 2003
    • Honors: TOPS Scholarship
    • Major: Business Administration
    • Minor: Spanish

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • National Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Federal Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Law Office of James A. Williams, L.L.C., Gretna, LA, Attorney, 2008 - 2009
  • The Yazbeck Law Firm, P.C., Covington, LA, Attorney, 2007 - 2008
  • Stephen A. Yazbeck Attorney-at-Law, Covington, LA, Law Clerk , 2007
  • Mississippi Immigrant Rights Alliance, Jackson, MS, Consultant, 2006 - 2007
  • Stevens and Ward, P.A., Jackson, MS, Law Clerk, 2006 - 2007
  • Hinds County Prosecutor’s Office, Jackson, MS, Legal Extern, 2006
  • Farmer & Burns LLP, Covington, LA, Law Clerk, 2005
  • American Arbitration Association, New Orleans, LA, Regional Liaison, 2003 - 2004

Pro Bono Activities

  • Habitat for Humanity

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Kappa Kappa Gamma