Laura Loraine Davenport

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Lafayette, LA

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Choosing a lawyer can be one of the most important decisions a person makes. By choosing Laura Davenport, you choose a lawyer who brings compassion, knowledge, and insight to her clients. Ms. Davenport dedicates her entire practice to Family law, including divorce, child custody, child support, spousal support, property division, restraining orders, domestic violence, paternity, adoption, and other related actions.

Ms. Davenport represents clients in all South Louisiana areas, including but not limited to Lafayette, Carencro, Broussard, Duson, Rayne, Crowley, Mire, Cankton.

Laura Davenport is well known and well respected in the legal community. Each case is different and demands new strategies and tactics. Please contact Laura Davenport for a proper assessment of your case and legal rights. Call now for an appointment!

Ms. Davenport has an extensive educational background that includes the following:

  • Bachelor of Arts from Louisiana State University,
  • Bachelors of Civil Law from Louisiana State University,
  • Masters of Education from Schreiner University, and
  • Juris Doctorate Degree from Louisiana State University.

Ms. Davenport is a Certified Secondary Teacher of English. She is a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor in Louisiana and Texas, and a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association Alcohol and Drug Abuse Committee

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Child Custody
  • Support
  • Adoptions

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 2007
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana, 2007
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana, 2007
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana, 2007


  • Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • J.D. - 2007
  • Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • Bachelors of Civil Law - 2007
  • Schreiner's College, Kerrville, Texas
    • M.A. - 2001
    • Honors: summa cum laude
    • Major: Education

Representative Cases

  • Burns v. Burns, Burns v. Burns, 94 So. 3d 941, 942 (La.App. 3 Cir. 2012), 2012, 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Lacombe v. Lacombe, Lacombe v. Lacombe, 85 So. 3d 721, 723 (La.App. 3 Cir. 2), 2012, 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals


  • Professional Success, Is That All There Is?, Louisiana Bench and Bar, 2012 to 2012
  • Mental/Physical Health In The Law, Lawyer's Assistance Program, 2010 to 2012

Honors and Awards

  • 2019 AIOFLA’S 10 Best in Louisiana For Client Satisfaction

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Louisiana State Bar, Member, 2007 to 2013
  • Lafayette Parish Bar, Member, 2007 to 2013

Ancillary Businesses

  • Chemical Dependency Counselor
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