Criminal Attorneys & DWI Lawyers in Covington, New Orleans, and Shreveport Louisiana

Criminal Defense Attorney & DWI Attorney in Louisiana

Criminal Defense Attorney & DWI Attorney In Louisiana


Barkemeyer Law Firm is a Louisiana licensed criminal defense firm that has defended over a thousand clients charged with criminal charges and DWI charges within the State of Louisiana for over 17 years. Our practice is based solely on protecting the Constitutional rights of our clients.

We believe that to really be a benefit to his clients, the criminal lawyer or DWI attorney must have advanced skills at negotiation and trial. We are able to effectively evaluate a case to determine its strengths and weaknesses so we can give beneficial advice to our client. We have been able to obtain many reduced charges and dismissals as a result of high-level trial skills.

Also, we provide assistance and/or counseling with other lawyers at criminal and civil trials. His services vary from case evaluation and strategy to evidence tactics as well as questioning potential jurors and cross-examining witnesses and other facets of a criminal or DWI trial.


Drug and Alcohol Treatment Experience

Defending clients with DWI and drug charges such as heroin possession and more is not always about fighting at trial.  Many of our clients have no desire to go to trial, mostly because they have a poor case.  However, Mr. Barkemeyer still knows how to help his clients.  He has extensive knowledge and understanding of drug and alcohol treatment and rehabilitation.  While in law school, he was very involved providing volunteer services to a New Orleans drug treatment facility.

Since then, he has studied addiction and how to help those with addiction. His clients appreciate him because they can actually connect with him and know that he understands them.  As a lawyer, he knows how to use addiction treatment to help his clients with their legal case, which also helps with their personal lives.


Education and Licensing

   Education: Juris Doctor, Loyola University of New Orleans College of Law

    Licensed: Louisiana State Bar



Expertise – Best DUI Lawyers 2022

Three Best Rated – DWI Lawyers

TOP 10 Attorney – Attorney and Practice Magazine

Premier Lawyers of America

Avvo – Client’s Choice for Criminal Defense Attorneys

10 Best Attorney – American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys – 2018

BBB – A+ Rating

Top 10 Criminal Defense Attorney – Best of the Best – 2019


Louisiana DWI & Criminal Lawyers

Louisiana criminal lawyers and DWI attorneys at the Barkemeyer Law Firm providing legal defense services for clients in New Orleans, Metairie, Kenner, Gretna, Hahnville, Belle Chasse, St. Bernard, Slidell, St. Tammany, St. Charles, St. John, Laplace, Mandeville, Covington, Shreveport, Bossier, and Jefferson.

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Louisiana DWI And Criminal Law Firm

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