Attorney Profile:

Beau P. Sagona

Beau P. Sagona: Attorney with The Derbes Law Firm, LLC

Biography

Qualified as expert witness in disability retirement systems, 24th Judicial District Court, Jefferson Parish, Louisiana. Division of military retirement system, 22nd Judicial District Court, Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana. Court-appointed special master, community property partition, 24th Judicial District Court, Jefferson Parish, Louisiana. Volunteer, CLE Committee, Louisiana State Bar Association. New Orleans Pro Bono Project. Speaker: "Practical Handling of Successors," Louisiana State Bar Association, 2009; "Probate Process Start to Finish," National Business Institute, 2008; "Fundamental Probate Procedure and Practice," National Business Institute, 2007; "Qualified Domestic Relations Orders and other Court Orders Dividing Retirement Systems," LSU Law School Family Law Seminar, 2004, 2006, 2007, Other seminars presented to Loyola Law School, Southern University Law School, National Business Institute.

Board Certified Estate Planning and Administration Specialist, Louisiana Board Of Legal Specialization

Areas of Practice (10)

  • Successions
  • Probate
  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Estate Planning
  • Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDROs) and other Orders Dividing Retirement Benefits
  • Business Formation and Representation
  • Construction Law
  • Contract Law
  • Real Estate Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
504-837-1230  Phone
504-832-0325  Fax
www.derbeslaw.com
Mailing Address:
3027 Ridgelake Drive, Metairie, Louisiana 70002
University Attended:
Louisiana State University, B.S., Finance, 1987
Law School Attended:
Louisiana State University, J.D., 1990
Year of First admission:
1990
Admission:
1990, Louisiana; 1991, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana; 1996, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; 2008, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Louisiana
Memberships:
Jefferson (Past President) and Louisiana State Bar Associations.
Reported Cases:
Davis v. Gravois, 125 So.3d 541 (La. App. 4 Cir. 2013)
In re Succession of DiLeo, 90 So.3d 488 (La. App. 4 Cir. 2012)
Louisiana State Employes' Retirement System (LASERS) v. McWilliams, 996 So.2d 1036 (La. 2008)
Oreman vs. Oreman, 971 So.2d 1149 (La. App. 5 Cir. 2007)
Teachers' Retirement System of Louisiana vs. Gonzalez, 892 So.2d 41 (La. App. 5 Cir. 2004)
The Retirement Committee, McDernott Incorporated v. Reggie Lynn Sasser, et al. 02-791 (E.D. La. 09/08/03)
ISLN:
912616054

Peer Reviews

  • 4.6/5.0 18 reviews
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.7/5.0
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    4.7/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.7/5.0
  • Communication

    4.4/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.6/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 10/23/13 in Trusts and Estates

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 10/23/13 in Qualified Domestic Relations Orders(QDROs)

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 10/10/13 in Retirement Benefit Plans

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 10/09/13 in Wills and Probate

    I've known him for over 15 years. He's extremely ethical and a superb attorney! Read more

    I've known him for over 15 years. He's extremely ethical and a superb attorney!

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 10/08/13 in Community Property Law

    He is excellent and used by many lawyers as an expert on valuing retirement benefits in the area of community property partitions. Read more

    He is excellent and used by many lawyers as an expert on valuing retirement benefits in the area of community property partitions.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 09/30/13 in Family Law

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 09/23/13 in Qualified Domestic Relations Orders(QDROs)

    He is well respected in the legal community; I refer all my clients to him for Qualified Domestic Relations Orders for community property retirement partitions. He stays... Read more

    He is well respected in the legal community; I refer all my clients to him for Qualified Domestic Relations Orders for community property retirement partitions. He stays up to date on changes in the law, and is a delight to work with; always very professional; he is also committed to serving in local legal organizations.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 09/22/13 in Qualified Domestic Relations Orders(QDROs)

    Excellent attorney, with exemplary knowledge, skills and ethical standards. Read more

    Excellent attorney, with exemplary knowledge, skills and ethical standards.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • 4.8/5.0 by a Member on 10/14/13 in Successions

    Beau is board certified as a succession and estate planning attorney and is very competent in these areas of practice. Read more

    Beau is board certified as a succession and estate planning attorney and is very competent in these areas of practice.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      4.0/5.0
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  • 4.8/5.0 by a Member on 10/14/13 in Qualified Domestic Relations Orders(QDROs)

    Beau is a very bright and competent attorney. He is very skilled in his areas of expertise and has a good general knowledge of the law as well. Beau handles the preparati... Read more

    Beau is a very bright and competent attorney. He is very skilled in his areas of expertise and has a good general knowledge of the law as well. Beau handles the preparation of QDRO's for attorneys throughout the state of Louisiana.

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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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