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E. Alexander Laird

E. Alexander Laird

Affordable and Aggressive. 100% of Practice Devoted to Criminal Defense.
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Domestic Violence
  • Louisiana
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Robert Hjortsberg
Reviewed by Robert Hjortsberg September 13, 2021
Rating: 10 Justia Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
Alex is an intelligent well rounded attorney who truly cares about his clients. If you want someone who takes your case as seriously as you do, Alex is your guy.
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By keeping a limited caseload, I can forge a truly personal relationship with each client, thereby strengthening the attorney-client relationship. I firmly believe that the most effective defense can only be effectuated when there is a strong foundation of trust between attorney and client. I do everything in my power to earn that trust.

A limited caseload also allows me to be aggressive, not merely encouraging my client to take the first plea offer just because it would ease my workload. I have the time and resources to fully investigate the facts of each case, including interviewing any and all witnesses, gathering all relevant documents, investigating the crime scene, zealously litigating any potential legal issues, and preparing each case as if it were going to trial. With this strategy, the client has an improved bargaining position with the prosecution, as well as a better chance of winning at trial.

I know the stress and uncertainty that comes with facing criminal charges. I believe that every client deserves an attorney who they can pick up the phone and call anytime they have questions or concerns throughout the case, as well as an attorney who will fight hard to get them the best possible outcome. That is what I'm here to do. My motto is that clients should be treated more like friends and family, not just case files.

Practice Areas
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    DUI & DWI
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Louisiana State Bar Association
ID Number: 39092
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Professional Experience
Baton Rouge Public Defender's Office
Alabama Attorney Generals Office
Tulane University
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Tulane University School of Law
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Louisiana State Bar Association  # 39092
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11 Questions Answered
Q. Felony expungement? Non-violent offender, first offense. No trouble with law enforcement since finishing parole.
A: You may qualify for a first offender’s pardon. Then you may get an expungement without waiting 10 years.
Q. How much time does kidnapping carjacking strangulation carry
A: Carjacking carries between 2 and 20 years. Kidnapping varies greatly depending on several including whether the victim is injured or whether she was held for ransom.
Q. how much time can you get for contraband in louisiana if you have prior felons
A: You can get up to 5 years for having contraband in a penal institution. Having a prior record won’t be looked upon favorably when it comes to sentencing.
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E Alexander Laird: Affordable Criminal Defense
9311-B Bluebonnet Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
Telephone: (225) 252-9224
Monday: 9 AM - 7 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 7 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 7 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 7 PM (Today)
Friday: 9 AM - 7 PM
Saturday: 9 AM - 7 PM
Sunday: 9 AM - 7 PM
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