Overview

Ms. Rizzo graduated from Louisiana State University in 1997 with a degree in political science. She graduated LSU Law School in 2001 and began her career as an assistant district attorney in Orleans Parish. As a senior trial attorney and co-director of the Public Corruption Unit, she conducted more than twenty trials including murder, armed robbery, malfeasance in office, and drug possession. In 2006, Ms. Rizzo left the public sector and focused her practice on insurance defense. While working at a prestigious local firm known for their trial work, she gained experience handling numerous first party property damage claims, third party personal injury claims, and claims of bad faith and fraud for clients including Lexington Insurance Company and Audubon Insurance Company. In her current position with The Keating Law Firm Ms. Rizzo handles personal injury, premises liability, and dog bite litigation on behalf of plaintiff.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Auto Accidents
  • Premises Liability / Slip & Falls
  • Dog Bite Litigation

LITIGATION PERCENTAGE

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Louisiana, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana, 2007

EDUCATION

  • Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • J.D.
  • Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • B.A.
    • Major: Political Science

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • LSBA, Member, 2001 – Present
  • Animal Law Section of LSBA, Member, 2012 – Present

PAST EMPLOYMENT POSITIONS

  • Orleans Parish District Attorney, Trial Attorney, ADA, 2002 – 2006

FRATERNITIES/SORORITIES

  • Kappa Delta

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