Mr. LaCour is a partner in the Metairie office. He is certified by the Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization as an Estate Planning and Administration Specialist. His practice consists of estate planning (wills, successions, and trusts), corporate governance, business succession planning, contractual drafting and negotiations, mergers & acquisitions, private offerings, fiduciary litigation (succession litigation, trust litigation, shareholder/officer/director litigation), and commercial litigation. He has extensive trial experience in both state and federal courts.
Mr. LaCour received his Bachelor of Arts with a double major in Rhetoric and in Classics, with a concentration in Latin, from the University of Virginia in 1992. He was awarded the degree of Juris Doctor from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University in 1995.
Mr. LaCour focuses on estate planning (wills, successions, and trusts), private offerings, corporate governance, business transactions, fiduciary litigation, and commercial litigation. He draws from twenty-five (25) years of litigation experience as he provides advice both to fiduciaries and to business owners. He acts as general counsel to many companies, providing various services which include the drafting of entity formation documents, operating agreements, bylaws, buy-sell agreements, non-competition agreements, leases, stock and asset purchase agreements, employment contracts, minutes of meetings, resolutions, and various contracts. Mr. LaCour also provides dispute resolution and litigation services in contested succession matters, trust matters and shareholder/member matters. Mr. LaCour was born and raised in New Orleans. He has served on the Board of Directors for the Catholic Community Foundation for the Archdiocese of New Orleans since 2013. He has served as an officer for the Catholic Community Foundation since 2018, having held the positions of Treasurer, Secretary, and Vice-President. He also served on Jesuit High School’s Athletic Board from 2013-2020 and held the office of President of the Athletic Board from 2018-2020. He served as a Campaign Cabinet Member for the Priestly Formation Campaign for Notre Dame Seminary of New Orleans in 2011-2012. He also served as Chairman of the Stewardship Committee for St. Clement of Rome Parish from 2011-2015.
- Board Certified Estate Planning and Administration Specialist- Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization
- Martindale-Hubbell AV Peer Review Rated Attorney
Bar, Courts & Professional Affiliations
Mr. LaCour is admitted to practice in all state courts in Louisiana and in the Eastern, Middle and Western Federal District Courts, as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. He is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, the New Orleans Estate Planning Council, the New Orleans Bar Association and the Jefferson Bar Association.