ABOUT US

Clients of Epstein Law Firm negotiating divorce settlement
Epstein Law Firm lead attorney Jacqueline Epstein

Lead Attorney, Jacqueline Epstein

Jacqueline Epstein, JD, MLIS is a graduate of Georgetown University Law Center, where she engaged in International Family Law scholarship. She is a trained mediator, adjunct professor of family law, and the author of Lifelong Frenemies: A Guide to Transitioning from Perfection to Civility and Staying Friendly with your Co-Parent. She leads the legal community nationally through her service in various leadership appointments to the Louisiana State Bar Association and the American Bar Association. 

With over a decade of experience in law, Ms. Epstein offers exemplary credentials and attentive service to her clients. After graduating from Georgetown University Law Center with a Juris Doctor,  Jacqueline built upon her scholarship in legal research by attaining a Master of Library and Information Sciences. She is a leader in the field of Family Law and has written books and articles on topics such as Amicable Co-Parenting and LGBTQIA+ Parental Rights. She has served in multiple leadership roles in the American Bar and Louisiana State Bar Associations and has attained prestigious community recognition several years in a row as a Super Lawyers Rising Star among Family Law Attorneys in New Orleans.  Jacqueline's personalized approach to client representation encompasses knowledge of conflict resolution as well as litigation skills to tailor services for every client's legal needs.

 

Law School Education

  • Georgetown University Law School, Juris Doctor, 2007

 

University Education

  • Loyola University New Orleans, Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice, 2003

  • The University of Alabama, Master of Library & Information Sciences, 2014

Mediation Training

  • The Mediation Institute, Trained in Child Custody and Visitation Mediation per La. R.S. 9:334

Admissions to Legal Practice

  • Louisiana, 2009

  • Louisiana Notary Public, Orleans Parish, 2010

  • United States Supreme Court, 2012

Bar and Trial Associations & Leadership

  • Louisiana State Bar Association Leadership Class Member 2015 - 2016

  • American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division Family Law Committee Chair 2015 - 2016

  • Louisiana State Bar Association ADR Section Child Custody Visitation Mediator 2014 - Present

  • Louisiana State Bar Association Children’s Law Committee Member 2014 – 2015

  • American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division Liaison to the Commission on Women in the Profession 2014 – 2015

  • American Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionVice Chair of the Small, Solo and General Practice Committee 2011 – 2012

  • American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Resolutions Team Member 2010 – 2011

  • American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Touch 10,000 Ambassador 2010 – 2012

Awards

  • 2015 Client Satisfaction Award from the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys

  • 2015 Top Lawyer New Orleans Magazine

  • 2015 10 Best Law Firms Client Satisfaction Award from the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys

  • 2016 Top 10 under 40 from the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys

  • 2016 March of Dimes Spotlight on Success Honoree

 

Other Professional Organizations and Roles

  • A.P. Tureaud Inn of Court, 2011- Present

  • Georgetown University Law Center, Alumni Interviewer, 2010 - Present

  • Junior League of New Orleans, Member, 2015 - present

Publications

  • Lifelong Frenemies: A Guide to Transitioning from Perfection to Civility and  Staying Friendly with your Co-Parent. J. Kenkade Publishing 2018. Available at Amazon

  • Journal of Korean Law, Vol. 7 No. 1, Student Note, The Role of Women in Korean Divorce Law.

  • American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Newsletter, 2014, Social Media Content in Law Firm Marketing.

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1010 Common St., Suite 2450

New Orleans, LA 70112

Tel: (504) 322-3211

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