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Leo C. Hamilton
Leo C. Hamilton

Leo C. Hamilton

Partner - Baton Rouge

Leo C. Hamilton, a partner in the Baton Rouge office, practices in the areas of labor and employment law, administrative law, constitutional law and governmental relations. He currently represents the City of Alexandria and the Parish of Pointe Coupee, and is General Counsel for the Louisiana Community and Technical College System.


Paul M. Hebert Law School, Louisiana State University, J.D., 1977

Louisiana State University, B.A., 1973


Admitted to practice: Louisiana (1980)

Professional Associations

Entergy Louisiana Advisory Board, Member

Louisiana Bar Foundation, Board Member, Past President

Louisiana State Bar Association, Bill of Rights Section, Chairman, House of Delegates, Member

Louis A. Martinette Legal Society, Member

Baton Rouge Bar Association, Past President

House of Delegates of the American Bar Association, Past Member

Louisiana State Law Institute, Council Member, Executive Committee

Louisiana Public Defender Board, Member

Alumnus of Leadership Baton Rouge and Leadership Louisiana

AFSCME, Louisiana Council No. 17, Past Assistant Secretary

LSU Alumni Association, Board of Directors, Vice-Chair

Louisiana State Department of Labor, Past Assistant Director

American Red Cross, Past President

River City Jazz Coalition, Board Member

Rotary Club of Baton Rouge, Member

Omnicron Delta Kappa, the National Leadership Society, Member

Phi Delta Phi legal fraternity, Member

A.P. Tureaud, Sr. Black Alumni Chapter of LSU Alumni Association, Member

Honors and Awards

AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated.

Related News

Leo C. Hamilton was appointed to the Board of Directors for the LSU Alumni Association.

Leo C. Hamilton was honored by the A.P. Tureaud Sr. Black Alumni Chapter at LSU for his accomplishments and contributions to the university on November 22, 2013.Hamilton graduated from the law school in 1977 and served as the first black president of the Baton Rouge Bar Association. He also served on the Tiger Athletic Foundation and holds membership in several organizations in the community.

Leo C. Hamilton, a partner in Baton Rouge, received  the Louisiana Bar Foundation’s 2011 President’s Award in recognition of his outstanding support, volunteer service and dedication to the mission and goals of the group.

Leo C. Hamilton has been appointed as secretary of the Louisiana Bar Foundation 2010-2011 Board of Directors.

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Past Events

Leo Hamilton participated in the 9th Annual Dancing for Big Buddy event, a creative fundraising effort that supports the Big Buddy Program, on April 25 at the PMAC.

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