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Linda S. Melancon
Linda S. Melancon, the owner of The Legacy Center of Louisiana, L.L.C., has a practice devoted to helping Louisiana families leave a lasting legacy.
She does this through her work in the areas of Elder Law, Medicaid planning, VA benefits planning, estate planning, successions, probate, and business planning. As an accomplished speaker, Ms. Melancon also regularly presents educational seminars for the public, as well as private groups, on the importance of proper estate planning.
Ms. Melancon graduated magna cum laude from Mercer University with a double major in business administration and history and then attended Louisiana State University Law School, where she graduated with her Juris Doctor degree in 1997.
After graduating from law school, Ms.Melancon began practicing in Ascension Parish, Louisiana.
While in law school, Ms. Melancon received the Order of the Coif award for graduating in the top 10% of her class, was a member of the Louisiana Law Review and received the CALI award for attaining the highest grade in her Business Associations class. Ms. Melancon is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association and a member of the Trusts, Estate, Probate and Immovable Law Section of the Louisiana State Bar Association.
Also very active in the community, Ms. Melancon is the Projects Chair of the East Ascension Notary Club, the missions Team Leader at NewSong Methodist Church, a member of the LA Bar Association Elder Law Task Force, and the President of the Senior Care Planning Council of Greater Baton Rouge.
Ms. Melancon is married and has three children and four grandchildren.
Legacy Estate & Elder Law of Louisiana, LLC is a law firm located a few miles south of Baton Rouge, Louisiana in Prairieville, with a satellite office in Baton Rouge. Our practice focuses on elder law, estate planning, estate administration, life care planning, and probate and successions issues. The mission of the Legacy Center is to help Louisiana families have a lasting legacy - a legacy beyond the mere transmission of material wealth. We accomplish our mission by guiding our clients through the legal maze of will and trust law, Medicaid planning, VA benefits, estate tax law, and probate law. But, we do much more than that. We also share the concerns and burdens of our Elder Law clients who are caring for a loved one, counsel our estate planning clients in ways to preserve the harmony that is easily lost upon the disability or death of a loved one. In short, we strive to treat our clients in the same manner we would like to be treated.