Stephenson, Chávarri & Dawson is a multilingual firm serving the needs of English-, Spanish- and French-speaking clients in the U.S. and abroad. Our ability to provide court-certified translation services makes Stephenson, Chávarri & Dawson a logical choice for insurance companies, multinational businesses, foreign nationals and immigrants alike.


A Diverse, Multilingual and International Practice

From offices in New Orleans, the attorneys of Stephenson, Chávarri & Dawson serve the diverse legal needs of individual clients, families and businesses seeking creative, dedicated and solution-oriented representation in a wide range of legal matters, including family law, estate planning, criminal defense, personal injury, immigration, business and commercial matters, as well as domestic and international insurance law.

50+ Years Combined



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High-Quality and Trustworthy Legal Advice

A Tradition of Service
A Tradition of Results

In addition to our national and international practice, Stephenson, Chávarri & Dawson serves as the law firm of choice for individuals, families and businesses throughout the New Orleans area. Many of our clients come to us originally for help with a specific problem — divorce, obtaining a visa, criminal defense or personal injury — and then return to us for years to come when new legal questions arise.

Our law firm offers clients a level of legal ability and experience often associated with larger law firms, but also the personal attention and concern of a smaller firm. Stephenson, Chávarri & Dawson is an AV peer-review rated* law firm. We are certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise Council and listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers.

Court-Certified Translation Services

Attorney Catherine I. Chávarri is a U.S. court-certified translator. Several other members of our staff are fluent in Spanish and French (in addition to English). We also offer Portuguese-language and other translation/interpreter services as needed.

Real Experience. Real Results

If you are seeking high-quality and trustworthy legal advice, we invite you to contact the offices of Stephenson, Chávarri & Dawson to schedule a consultation with a lawyer who is experienced in handling your particular legal concerns.


We are fortunate to have built strong relationships with generations of Louisiana families and family-owned businesses. We take professional pride in the fact that many of our clients are so satisfied with our services that they refer their families or business a
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