Robert C. Lowe

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Robert C. Lowe is a Board Certified Family Law Specialist with 40 years of experience handling family law and other civil matters. He has distinguished himself as one of the preeminent family law attorneys in Louisiana, and is recognized locally and nationally as a leader in this practice area. He represents parties in various family law matters, such as prenuptial agreements, divorce actions, and divorce related issues such as child custody and visitation, spousal and child support, and the division of marital property. He also handles other family law cases such as paternity, conservatorship, and guardianships. Mr. Lowe has extensive experience in representing high profile clients in a discreet yet aggressive fashion. He works within the traditional bounds of the court system, and with mediators, family counselors, and tax and financial consultants to determine the best resolution for each individual family situation.

While in law school Mr. Lowe was a member of the Louisiana Law Review, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, and was selected to the Order of the Coif, the highest honor a law student can receive.

Mr. Lowe is a member of the Louisiana Law Institute, the Louisiana Association of Justice, New Orleans Bar Association, the Louisiana State Bar Association, and the American Bar Association, and is a past president of both the state and New Orleans bar associations’ family law sections. He was also chairman of the family law section of the Louisiana Association of Justice.

Mr. Lowe has practiced before many districts courts across the state, all six Louisiana appellate courts, federal district courts, the Federal Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.

Mr. Lowe is the author of Louisiana Divorce (Lawyer’s Cooperative Publishing), published in 1984 and revised annually. He enjoys a Martindale Hubbell AV rating, the highest attainable. He has also authored numerous articles for professional publications, and is a frequent lecturer (over 70 presentations) at educational and professional programs locally and nationally. He has spoken before the American Bar Association, the Louisiana Bar Association, the American Arbitration Association, Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University, Tulane University School of Law, and Loyola University School of Law. Mr. Lowe is listed in Best Lawyers in America ( every edition since 1983) , Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in the World, Who’s Who in American Law , and Who’s Who in the South and Southwest.
Phi Kappa Phi; Order of the Coif. Member, Louisiana Law Review, 1974-1975. Listed in The Best Lawyers in America, 1983—. Named Top Fifty Louisiana "Super Lawyer," 2007. Author, "Louisiana Divorce," West Publishing Company, 1984.

(Board Certified Family Law Specialist, Louisiana State Bar Specialization Board)

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Family Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Partnership Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
504-581-2450  Phone
(504) 581-2461  Fax
University Attended:
University of New Orleans, B.A., 1971
Law School Attended:
Louisiana State University, J.D., 1975
Year of First Admission:
1980, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; 1978, U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana; 1975, Louisiana; 1982, U.S. Supreme Court; 1975, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana
New Orleans (Chairman, Family Law Section, 1990-1992), Louisiana State (Chairman, Section on Family Law, 1984-1985) and American Bar Associations; Louisiana State Law Institute; Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel; Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association (Chairman, Family Law Section, 2007).
United States Marine Corps. Reserve 1971-1977
Birth Information:
New Orleans, Louisiana, July 3, 1949
( Board Certified Family Law Specialist, Louisiana State Bar Specialization Board )

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New Orleans, Louisiana

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