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Joseph Rodney Messina - Baton Rouge, LA

216 S. TJ Jemison Boulevard Baton Rouge, LA 70802

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Updated: 10/24/2019

Baton Rouge Criminal Lawyer

Overview

Joseph Rodney Messina is from Monroe, Louisiana where he attended and graduated from St. Frederick High School.He attended Northeast University in Monroe, Louisiana, where he majored in Science and Kinesiology, with a concentration in health and physical education. While pursuing his undergraduate education, Rodney became an initiated member of Kappa Sigma fraternity. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1978...

About Joseph Rodney Messina

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Solo Practitioner

Practice Areas

  • Criminal
  • Personal Injury

Litigation

  • 100%

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana, 1991
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1999

Other Affiliations

  • Baton Rouge Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Past Positions

  • Ouachita High School, Teachers, 1980 - 1986

Education

  • Southern University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1990
    Juris Doctorate
  • North East University, Monroe, Louisiana, 1978
    B.S.
    Major: Science
    Major: Kinesiology
    Minor: Health and Physical Education

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Kappa Sigma
  • Phi Alpha Delta

Office Information

Address

216 S. TJ Jemison Boulevard Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Fax

  • (225) 343-9424

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Joseph Rodney Messina

Included on the 2023 Louisiana list


Past Lists

  • 2022 Louisiana Super Lawyers list

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