Judge and Gavel

Being charged with a crime is a critical moment in anyone’s life. The way in which you respond to the threat posed by a criminal charge can shape the rest of your life. Failing to respond in an effective way or making the wrong choices can leave you in a situation where securing employment may be difficult, where finding housing with a landlord who is willing to rent to you is a challenge, and where you spend substantial time in prison. Securing effective representation from an experienced New Orleans criminal defense attorney who is committed to helping you achieve the best possible solution to your case is a smart first step toward taking responsibility for your future.









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Effective Defense Services For Your Criminal Charges

As a New Orleans based law firm, the experienced criminal defense lawyers at Gaynell Williams, LLC represent clients who have been arrested on misdemeanor charges, state charges, felony charges, drug charges, property and theft charges, DWI/DIU charges, federal charges, and white-collar crime charges — to name a few. Each criminal defense attorney in our New Orleans office tailors their aggressive representation to fit each client’s criminal defense needs and works with the top investigators and experts in the field to make sure that no stone is left unturned and no avenue of defense is left unexplored.

Besides criminal defense, Gaynell Williams, LLC also handles personal injury cases. You have a right to receive financial compensation for the damages you have suffered because someone else was careless or negligent. You need an experienced personal injury attorney because obtaining fair compensation for damages is not always an easy process. As such, New Orleans criminal defense lawyers at Gaynell Williams, LLC also serve victims of auto accidents, work-related accidents, medical malpractice, and wrongful death.

New Orleans Criminal Lawyer: 30+ Years of Courtroom Experience

Gaynell Williams has more than 30 years of courtroom experience. With extensive experience in both state and federal courts dealing with cases of all levels of difficulty, including capital cases, Gaynell Williams, LLC can help you with proven advocacy skills. This dedicated and experienced criminal defense law firm gives personalized, aggressive, and effective service to each client. The work ethic of our New Orleans criminal defense attorneys is impeccable and their results—a product of trial skills, adeptness at legal negotiations, knowledge of the criminal justice system, and pure grit—speak for themselves. Our New Orleans criminal lawyers consult and communicate with their clients at every stage of the criminal proceedings to ensure that they understand the legal process and the options that will be available as their case moves through the criminal justice system.

Gaynell Williams, LLC’s criminal defense legal practice includes representation in New Orleans and Gretna. If you are looking for personable, experienced, high-quality, and effective criminal defense and personal injury representation, you will find it with the criminal lawyers at Gaynell Williams, LLC.

Family Law

Family Law is an area of law that deals with issues involving the family, such as divorce, separation, child custody and visitation, successions, among others. It often involves the most stressful time in one’s life.

At the Law Office of Gaynell Williams, our divorce and family law attorneys have a unique philosophy that states that individuals and families need to be understood, feel confident that their rights are being aggressively pursued, and are comfortable in understanding the process involved. We give customers the extra attention needed to address family law issues.



724 11th Street, Gretna, LA 70053

1100 Poydras Street, Suite 2900, New Orleans, LA 70163

Phone:     (504) 302-2462     |     Fax:     (504) 302-2314

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724 11th Street     Gretna, LA     70053
1100 Poydras Street, Suite 2900     New Orleans, LA     70163
Phone:     (504) 302-2462     |     Fax:     (504) 302-2314

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