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Devonna Ponthieu

Trusted Attorney in Denham Springs, Livingston Parish & Baton Rouge, LA

DeVonna Ponthieu was born in Victoria, Texas and moved to Baton Rouge when she was fourteen years old. She graduated from Istrouma High School in 1977.

In 1987, she married her husband, John Ponthieu, and was married to him until his death in 2011. In 2004 she adopted her two children Ryan and Zachary. She began attending Southeastern Louisiana University in 1993 and graduated cum laude in May 1998. She applied and was accepted to the LSU Paul M. Hebert Law School and graduated in 2001. After passing the bar exam, she opened her private office in Denham Springs and has been practicing law there ever since. She has had cases in all of the 21st Judicial District (Livingston, Tangipahoa and St.Helena), East Baton Rouge Parish, Ascension Parish, East Feliciana and other parishes.

DeVonna is a member in good standing with the Louisiana State Bar Association. She was a past president, vice-president and secretary/treasurer of the 21st Bar Association and is currently a member of the Florida Parishes Inns of Court.

She was a past vice-president, secretary/treasurer and program chair of the same Inns of Court. DeVonna was a member of the Kiwanis of Denham Springs and past secretary of the Kiwanis. DeVonna is currently a member of the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys ( NAFLA) and lawyers of distinction.

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  • Great person. Great Lawyer.

    I have worked with Ms. DeVonna for my business related legal work for the past 8 years. She has always been courteous and professional. She is very good at getting back with me in a timely manner.  That is important to me as a business owner. Great person. Great Lawyer.
  • Ms. DeVonna was so great!!!

    Ms. DeVonna was so great!!!  Very honest and upfront on my issues, even if it wasn't what I wanted to hear. I have referred family and friends to her and will continue using her services if needed in the future!!!  Best $80 I've spent in a long time!!!
  • I highly recommend her to other people.

    DeVonna does everything in her power as an attorney to achieve the best results she can get according to law.  I highly recommend her to other people.  Good service and always there to answer questions.
  • Highly recommend!

    DeVonna has always been completely professional and expeditious in handling my husband and I's legal affairs.   She is always prompt in responding to questions and issues.  Highly recommend!
  • ROMONA R. Recommends Devonna Ponthieu

    Devonna is an excellent choice when looking for a honest lawyer. She is very upfront with you and not does sugar coat things. I prefer a lawyer be honest and up front with me, not one that will just tell me what I want to hear. She did a great job on my behalf. I highly recommend her.
  • LAKEISHA J Recommends Devonna Ponthieu

    Ms. DeVonna is an amazing lawyer. She handled my divorce. She told me what to expect and when to expect it. She is an awesome communicator. She is amazing and I highly recommend her wholeheartedly. Great great great lawyer!!!!
  • DEE G Recommends Devonna Ponthieu

    Ms. Ponthieu was knowledgeable professional and compassionate. She stood up for our family and made our dream of being a family of five official. We told her what we would like to have happen and she was honest and helpful from beginning to end. Having her on our side made such a difference and w...
  • KRIS P. Recommends Devonna Ponthieu

    DeVonna represented me in my divorce. She was always very nice and knowledgeable with all my needs. She made herself available and got back with me in a timely manner. I will recommend her to anyone that could use her services.
  • RANDY P. Recommends Devonna Ponthieu

    I used Ms. DeVonna for a divorce several years ago. She let me know up front what to expect and and what it would cost. Hopefully, no one ever will need a lawyer, but, if you do, I would highly recommend Ms. Devonna.
  • LEE A. Recommends Devonna Ponthieu

    I was referred to Ms Ponthieu through a trusted friend. She has always been courteous, and patient with explaining answers and legal terms that I can understand. She made my divorce and civil matters painless and easy. I have and continue to refer her to my personal friends as well as acquaintanc...
  • SUE LANE Recommends Devonna Ponthieu

    Devonna was very professional. She told me what to expect from day one. Every time I called or texted Devonna, she was quick to get back in touch with me. I would highly recommend Devonna for anyone who needs a lawyer. I will be forever grateful for all her help!
  • LISA K. Recommends Devonna Ponthieu

    Devonna was with me every step of the way! She was very knowledgeable, experienced, and provided excellent counsel for my case on several occasions. Devonna is very genuine, fair, and easy to talk to. If you need an attorney, I highly recommend Devonna Ponthieu for any of your legal issues.
  • STAFFORD M. Recommends Devonna Ponthieu

    DeVonna has helped through my divorce every step of the way, and often after the divorce was final. You can't ask for a better lawyer or a better friend.
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    DeVonna Ponthieu's Client Testimonial:Testimonial Rate 1-5 (5= Excellent)Overall, how would you rate the services provided by your attorney? - Scored a 5Was the attorney helpful and able to answer your questions? - Scored a 5How were the overall services of the program? - Scored a 5Do you feel th...

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30984 LA-16
Suite B2

Denham Springs, LA 70726
(225) 236-8125
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu: 08:30am - 04:30pm
Fri: 08:30am - 12:00pm