Richard B. Levin
Attorney at Law
Rick Levin is the founder of Levin Law Offices, established in 1985. For 30 years, Mr. Levin has advised individual and business clients on legal issues ranging from business operations and corporate compliance, to protecting individual assets through successions, wills and trusts. With a wealth of experience in insurance related issues, both defense and subrogation, commercial collections and other trial and appellate litigation, Mr. Levin provides his clients with competent and cost-effective representation throughout Louisiana.
A pillar of the legal community, Mr. Levin served four years as the American Bar Association’s District Representative for Louisiana and Mississippi. Additionally he has served on the Law Practice Management Committee for the Louisiana State Bar Association and on the New Orleans Bar Association’s Board of Directors. Through his membership in the American Bar Association’s Affiliate Outreach Project and by serving several years as Chair of the Louisiana State Bar Association’s “Bridging the Gap” program and Chair of the New Orleans Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section, he has mentored hundreds of young lawyers.
Mr. Levin is a frequent speaker at Continuing Legal Education Seminars on the subjects of collections and subrogation. He has earned the AV Preeminent* rating under Martindale-Hubbell's peer review system and was appointed by the Louisiana Supreme Court to serve as Judge Pro Tempore for First Parish Court for the Parish of Jefferson in 2003, where he continues to serve on an as needed basis.
* AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.
A lifetime resident of New Orleans, Mr. Levin served several years as a volunteer lawyer for the New Orleans Pro Bono Project. He is a founding Board Member of the New Orleans Bowl, serving several years as a member of the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation and is a currently President of Congregation Gates of Prayer.
- Bachelor of Science in Management and Accounting from the University of New Orleans, 1981.
- Juris Doctorate from Louisiana State University Law School, 1984.
Member of the following:
- Louisiana Bar Association
- Jefferson Bar Association
- American Bar Association
- Commercial Law League of America
- International Association of Commercial Collectors
- National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys
- National Association of Subrogation Professionals
Admitted to the following courts:
- All Parish, District and Appellate courts in the State of Louisiana;
- United States District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana
- United States Bankruptcy Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana
- United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
- Louisiana Supreme Court
- United States Supreme Court
- Attorney and Managing Member of Levin Law Offices, 1985 to present
- Law Clerk for the Honorable Judge Robert A. Katz, Civil District Court, Parish of Orleans from August, 1984 to November, 1985
DeeGee Liniado is the office manager of Levin Law Offices. She earned her Bachelors of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin in 1981. Before joining Levin Law Offices in 2006, Mrs. Liniado worked for more than twelve years in the banking industry for Greater New Orleans Homestead, First National Bank of Jefferson and Hibernia Bank. Prior to hurricane Katrina, she worked with her husband at Fact-O-Bake, the automobile body and paint shop they owned for nine years.
The clients of Levin Law Offices, ranging from individuals and small businesses to large corporations, benefit from DeeGee’s well-rounded experience and attention to detail. Her responsibilities include all aspects of office management as well as assisting attorneys with the timely and complex preparation of cases from referral/discovery to the trial phase.
A lifetime resident of New Orleans, Mrs. Liniado has strong ties to the community. In addition to several years as a volunteer at Chateau Estates Elementary School and Grace King High School, she served as president of the Parents Association of the New Orleans Jewish Day School. Mrs. Liniado is a lifetime member of Hadassah and National Council of Jewish Women. She is a member of the Benjamin Franklin High School Alumni Association and former president and current member of the Congregation Gates of Prayer Sisterhood.