Criminal Defense Attorney in New Orleans, Louisiana

When harsh accusations of rape, domestic abuse, manslaughter, or other crimes have taken over your life, you need a criminal defense attorney to guide you through the stressful process. At the Law Office of James G. Burke, III, I provide trustworthy legal representation for people facing charges in the New Orleans area.

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James "Jim" G. Burke, III

Attorney at Law

I earned my law degree from Louisiana State University Law School in 1987 and then worked as an Assistant District Attorney. I eventually went to open my own law firm so that I could defend people who are facing a wide range of criminal charges.

My experience as a prosecutor gave me the insight to build strong strategies for people facing prosecution. I proudly serve the areas of New Orleans and Covington, Louisiana. Contact me today to schedule a free consultation.

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Why You Should Work With Me

You’re the Captain. I'm the Navigator.

I understand how difficult and overwhelming this process can be. I will fight tirelessly for
your goals but point you in the right direction. No matter what, I am on your side.
Together, we will work for the best available outcome for your criminal case.

Here to Help You Fight Your Charges

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    Police officers will do what they can to arrest someone if they are suspicious of drunk driving. If that is the case with you, do not tell them anything. Instead, contact me immediately for guidance.

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    Sex Crimes

    Accusations of rape or possession of child pornography can ruin your life — even if you are not convicted. I will fight aggressively for you from the very beginning of your case. Contact me to get started.

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    Violent Crimes

    Some of the most serious crimes like domestic violence, manslaughter, and murder have severe punishments. Don’t leave your fate to chance. Contact me to build a strong strategy for your case.

Trust Your Case to an Experienced Attorney

What Sets Me Apart?

I’m a Former Prosecutor

During my time in the DA’s Office, I worked on high-level felonies like rape and murder. I possess valuable insight that I can utilize to build you a strong defense for your case.

I Will Collaborate With You

When working with me, your goals will become my goals as I provide you with legal advice. I want to lead you through the process and make this as stress-free as possible.

I’m Not Afraid to Go to Trial

While it is ideal that your case wraps up as early as possible, I am not afraid of going to trial and aggressively fighting for you in a courtroom and in front of a jury.

Don’t Go Through This By Yourself.
I’m On Your Side.

You never want to go through a criminal case by yourself. Make your life easier by hiring a skilled criminal defense attorney. At the Law Office of James G. Burke, III, I provide representation for people facing felony and misdemeanor charges in New Orleans and Covington, Louisiana. Schedule a free consultation today.