The attorneys of ROPER LIGH have over fifty years of experience in advising governmental agencies, boards and
commissions; litigating cases in state and federal courts; arguing before appellate tribunals; advocating for their clients
in administrative hearings; and representing homeowner and condominium associations in all aspects. When faced with a
legal problem, having an experienced law firm to represent you is critical to ensuring that your issues are handled properly.
At ROPER LIGH you will receive personal attention from one
of the founding partners of the firm - each partner is an experienced
attorney with over twenty-five years of experience. This makes a difference
when you need not only legal skill, but the wisdom which can only
be obtained from experience.
As a small firm, we understand the needs of the small business owner, the individual, and government clients - the bottom
line is important to you. We pride ourselves on providing quality legal work at competitive rates. If you are not happy
with the quality of our work and the value received, then we are not happy either. It is important to us to resolve your
legal matter in a satisfactory manner. We are flexible in working with clients to find a solution that will best meet a
client's budgetary needs.
Meet Our Attorneys
If you have a legal need, our legal team is here to help you.
Contact us today online or by telephone at 225-338-9238 to arrange a free initial consultation with one of our experienced lawyers.
Mary E. Roper was the Parish Attorney for the City of Baton Rouge and the Parish of East Baton Rouge
from 2008-2014, where she served as the chief legal advisor to the City of Baton Rouge and Parish of East Baton Rouge.
She was the first female Parish Attorney and was the first employee to rise through the ranks to this position.
Randy B. Ligh is a former employee in the Parish Attorney's
office for the City of Baton Rouge and the Parish of East Baton Rouge
where he held positions as Assistant City Prosecutor in the Office
of the City Prosecutor, as Assistant Parish Attorney in the Code Enforcement
Section, and as Assistant Parish Attorney and Special Assistant Parish
Attorney in the Litigation Section.
Mary has over 25 years of experience advising and representing
public officials; government agencies, boards, and commissions; individuals; and small business owners in a vast range of
legal matters. Read more
ROPER LIGH has a diverse practice, with years of experience in various areas of the law.ADMINISTRATIVE LAW - Our years of
experience in municipal government give us the knowledge and skills to provide representation to individuals appearing before local, state, and federal
administrative bodies.CIVIL AND CRIMINAL APPEALS - ROPER LIGH attorneys have experience in local, state, and federal criminal litigation and appeals.
Cases handled include traffic violations, misdemeanors, and felonies.CORPORATIONS AND CONTRACTS - The lawyers of ROPER LIGH are well-versed in
Corporate and Business Law, including entity Formation (Partnership, LLC, Corporation); Contractual Disputes; Unfair Trade Practices Act;
Non-Compete Agreements; and Litigation.CIVIL RIGHTS - We are experienced in representing government entities in the defense of civil rights
claims under state and federal law, including but not limited to excessive force under 42 USC 1983, false arrest, and false imprisonment.
Additionally, we are able to provide representation to individuals who have been the victim of a civil rights violation in these areas.COLLECTIONS -
ROPER LIGH represents both creditors and debtors in collection matters regarding debts which are sought to be enforced.AGENCY AND BOARD REPRESENTATION -
ROPER LIGH advises government agencies, boards, and commissions in their legal obligations under the law, such as the Louisiana Public Records
Law and the Louisiana Open Meetings Law.HOMEOWNER AND CONDO ASSOCIATION - We advise homeowner and condo associations in drafting and amendment of entity documents, including corporate charters, subdivision restrictions, restrictive covenants, bylaws, and in the collection of assessments and fines/filing of liens. We also represent individual homeowners in such disputes.
PERSONAL INJURY - ROPER LIGH's Personal Injury practice includes the representation of injured individuals, as well as the representation of businesses in defense of such claims, including insurance coverage disputes.
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