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ReperLigh Partners

Mary E. Roper

Partner

Mary E. Roper

Mary E. Roper
Mary E. Roper Partner
Mary was the Parish Attorney for the City of Baton Rouge and 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 woman and first employee to rise through the ranks to this position. 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. She is highly skilled in state and federal litigation on both the trial and appellate level. Mary's reputation in the legal community has garnered her an AV preeminent Martindale-Hubbell rating from both her peers and the judiciary. This is the highest attorney rating by bestowed by this respected organization in terms of professional ability and expertise, as well as adherence to the professional standards of conduct and ethics. Read more

Randy B. Ligh

Partner

Randy B. Ligh

Randy B. Ligh
Randy B. LighPartner
Randy 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 Special Assistant Parish Attorney in the Litigation Section. Randy also served as the Director of the Collections Division within the office from 2008-2016. In this role, Randy worked closely with the City-Parish Finance Department and served as their main legal advisor, as well as had significant interaction with the Baton Rouge police department, Department of Public Works, Baton Rouge Fire Department, and EMS. He has been licensed for over 25 years and has successfully represented numerous individuals and businesses in many areas of law. Martindale-Hubbell has given Randy an AV preeminent rating. Read more
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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. WILLS AND SUCCESSIONS - ROPER LIGH drafts legal documents for individuals to plan for their future - wills, powers of attorney, healthcare directives, and trusts. Additionally, we provide representation for heirs and/ or executors in succession matters, such as the probate of a will and obtaining a judgment of possession. ROPER LIGH, experienced, attorneys, Louisiana law firms, Baton Rouge, administrative law, criminal appeals, corporate, contracts, collections, collection services, civil rights, excessive force, false arrest, agency, boards, representation, homeowners, condo, litigations, personal injury, wills, successions, Mary Roper, Randy Ligh, parish attorney, former prosecutor, defense attorney, notary, accident, wreck, insurance, lawsuit, court, hearing, legal, Louisiana attorney, Louisiana lawyer, collection attorney, collection lawyer, public records law, legal advisor, government attorney, government lawyer, legal representation, legal help, Baton Rouge law firm, Chinese lawyers, Asian lawyers, Chinese attorney, Asian attorney, female attorney, female lawyer, women attorney, women lawyer, lady attorney, lady lawyer, Truck, 18 wheeler, Negligence, Auto, Automobile, Dwi, Alcohol, MIP, Underage, DUI, HOA, Estate, Estate planning, Creditor, Debtor, Covenants, Declarations, Restrictions