Seale, Smith, Zuber & Barnette

Seale, Smith, Zuber & Barnette
  • Established in 1938
  • Firm Size 14
  • 4.8/5.0 (4)
    100% Recommended (1)

About this firm

The history of Seale, Smith, Zuber, and Barnette dates back to 1939, when its founding partner, A.G. Seale, began practicing law in Baton Rouge. In 1946, Mr. Seale joined with Robert W. Smith and began working to build the firm that exists today. In addition to its reputation for quality representation for its clients, attorneys with the firm have become leaders in the bar, members of the judiciary and other esteemed public officials. Continuing this tradition, many of our attorneys are active in the community as well as the Louisiana State and Baton Rouge Bar Associations. Aspiring to the highest ethical standards, the firm has several partners who are members of the Attorney Disciplinary Board.

From its founding, Seale, Smith's primary focus has been to provide a wide variety of civil defense litigation services at a reasonable cost. Our attorneys are experienced in the defense of motor vehicle, premises and other casualty claims on behalf of insured individuals and corporations. We also handle large-scale corporate litigation as well as product liability claims. For many years, Seale, Smith has built a reputation for quality defense of professional liability claims brought against healthcare professionals and facilities, insurance agents, real estate agents, financial professionals and lawyers.

Our services are not limited to litigation, however. A major part of our practice is in the perfection and enforcement of secured transactions, default resolution, and defense of lender liability claims. We represent numerous commercial and residential developers as well as owners of significant real estate holdings within the state. We examine titles to immovable property and provide title opinions. Furthermore, we offer bankruptcy services, corporate business services (reorganization, formation, and dissolution), and provide services for commercial collections. Finally, we assist clients in the preparation of wills and other estate planning and provide succession and probate services.

In summary, Seale, Smith is a full-service civil law firm dedicated to providing extensive services to our business and insurance clients. We are proud of our past. We continue to excel with the aid of technological advances allowing all of our clients to receive the full benefit of the more than sixty years it has taken this firm to achieve our reputation.

Locations (1)

Areas of Practice (17)

Specific Practice Area and Industry Group Details across multiple offices:

  • Mortgage Lien Foreclosure
  • Mortgage Bankruptcy
  • Real Estate Title
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Casualty Defense
  • Professional Liability Defense
  • Agents and Brokers Errors andOmissions
  • Funeral Directors Liability
  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Legal Malpractice Defense
  • Trucking Liability
  • Personal Injury
  • Decedents Estates
  • Estate Litigation
  • Creditor Bankruptcy
  • Lender Liability
  • Products Liability Defense

People (14)

Peer Reviews

  • 4.8/5.0 (4)
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.8/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.8/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.8/5.0
  • Communication

    4.8/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.8/5.0

See All 3 Reviews


*Attorneys who only have peer reviews prior to April 15, 2008 are not displayed.

Client Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 (1)
  • 100% (1)
  • Communication

    5.0/5.0
  • Responsiveness

    5.0/5.0
  • Quality of Service

    5.0/5.0
  • Value for Money

    5.0/5.0
Disclaimer

Documents ({{amountArticles}})

Documents by this Organization on Martindale.com
Other documents: ,

Bar Registry

  • Civil Trial Practice

    Members & assoc shown together per firm's request.

  • Commercial Litigation

    Members & assoc shown together per firm's request.

  • Health Care Law

    Members & assoc shown together per firm's request.

  • Insurance Defense

    Members & assoc shown together per firm's request.

  • Personal Injury

    Members & assoc shown together per firm's request.

Contact Seale, Smith, Zuber & Barnette

Please correct the fields highlighted in red.

By clicking on the "Submit" button, you agree to the Terms of Use, Supplemental Terms and Privacy Policy. You also consent to be contacted at the phone number you provided, including by autodials, text messages and/or pre-recorded calls, from Martindale and its affiliates and from or on behalf of attorneys you request or contact through this site. Consent is not a condition of purchase.


You should not send any sensitive or confidential information through this site. Emails sent through this site do not create an attorney-client relationship and may not be treated as privileged or confidential. The lawyer or law firm you are contacting is not required to, and may choose not to, accept you as a client. The Internet is not necessarily secure and emails sent though this site could be intercepted or read by third parties.