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  • Location New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Phone 504-523-6496
  • Fax 504-525-2846
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Attorney Kathleen D. Lambert

Kathleen D. Lambert is a native of south Louisiana and a 1989 graduate of the LSU-Herbert Law Center.. She has a broad legal background with more than 20 years experience in litigation and general practice. A persuasive individual possessing strong oral and written communication skills, she is resourceful with the ability to assess all issues to adequately protect clients and complete projects, producing professional results while adhering to rigid deadlines and the highest ethical standards.

Kathleen D. Lambert's Areas of Practice & Experience

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana, 1993


  • McGeorge School of Law, Salzburg, Austria
    • Diploma, International Legal Studies – January, 1992
  • Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • J.D. – May, 1989
    • Honors: Moot Court Board
  • Louisiana State University-Herbert Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • B.A. – May, 1986
    • Major: Political Science

Published Works

  • Rules for Licensing International Legal Consultants, Article 14. Sec. 11-12 of the Articles of Incorporation of State Bar Association (adopted by the LA Supreme Court and effective 07/01/96), Louisiana State Bar, 1996


  • Ensuring Immigration Competence After Padilla v. Kentucky, LSBA Immigration Seminar, March 31, 2011
  • Immigration Primer for the Criminal Defense Attorney, Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, December 2, 2010
  • Immigration Primer for the Family Law Practitioner, May 13, 2005
  • International Issues in Family Law, LSBA/Louisiana Judicial College Joint Summer School, San Destin, Florida, June 5, 2013
  • Panelist, Law and Policy Issues Relating to Central Americans, American Bar Association, International Law Section, Immigration and Nationality Law Committee, November 5, 1999
  • Primer for EB-5 Visas, Presentation to New Orleans City Council, January 12, 2010
  • Work Permits and Employment Based Visas, Louisiana State Bar Association, International Law Section, May 1, 1998

Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Young Women of America, 1988
  • Named Top Lawyer by New Orleans Magazine in 2009
  • Top Lawyer in New Orleans in 2015

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Louisiana State Bar Association, International Law Section, Vice-Chair, 2001 – 2008
  • Louisiana State Bar Association, International Law Section, Secretary, 1994 – 2001
  • National Association of Professional Women, 2012 – 2014