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Danna E. Schwab

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Biography

Danna graduated from Vandebilt Catholic High School in 1982, from L.S.U. with a B.A. in Psychology in 1985 and from Loyola Law School with a J.D. in 1990. She has practiced law for over 30 years. Her current areas of practice are Family Law, Divorce, Custody, Successions, and Personal Injury. In 2016, she was appointed by the Supreme Court to the Louisiana Disciplinary Board. For years, she has been the Houma/Thibodaux coordinator for Solace, a group dedicated to helping those in the legal field with various issues. She is a member of the Lawyers Assistance Program and one of the founding members of CASA of Terrebonne. She is a Board Member of the Ladies Carnival Club/Hyacinthians. Her interests include tennis, golf, fishing, reading and embroidering.

Past Positions

  • Duplass, Zwain & Williams, Associate, 1990 to 1997
  • Duplass, Zwain & Williams, Partner, 1997 to 2000

Professional Associations

  • Solace, Local Coordinator, 2002 to Present
  • Louisiana Bar Association, Member, 1990 to Present
  • Terrebonne Bar Association, Member, 2000 to Present
  • Jefferson Bar Association, Member, 1990 to 2000
  • Louisiana Disciplinary Council, Member, 2016 to Present

Practice Areas

  • Domestic/Family Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Successions/Wills and Estates
  • Collections
  • Adoption
  • Divorce
  • Custody & Visitation
  • Child Support

Education

  • Loyola University New Orleans School of Law, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • J.D. - 1990
  • Louisiana State University
    • B.A. - 1985
    • Major: Psychology

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 1990
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana, 1990
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 2002

Honors

  • Community Service Award – Terrebonne Bar Association, 2014
  • CASA of Terrebonne Angel Award, 2006

Pro-Bono Activities

  • CASA of Terrebonne

Fraternities or Sororities

  • Phi Mu

Languages

  • English