Brad Cranmer, Family & Criminal Defense Attorney
Brad, a Baton Rouge native, opened his own law practice right out of law school. His practice revolved around fighting for his clients’ rights. He also spent several years as a Prosecutor for the City of Baton Rouge protecting the public’s interests. Brad is used to fighting for clients and victims!
Brad has spent countless hours in court arguing in front of judges and juries for his clients. His job as a prosecutor allowed him to be in the courtroom daily. He has prosecuted cases ranging from D.W.I. to Domestic Abuse Battery securing numerous convictions. Brad’s not afraid to fight for his clients.
In 2017, Brad received Avvo’s “Clients’ Choice Award” for his dedicated and relentless legal service that he provides to his client. He has also received awards from the “Expert Network” as a Distinguished Lawyer, “American Law Society’s America’s Top Lawyers 2018”, and the “American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys 10 Best Attorney Client Satisfaction” award for 2017.
Brad received his J.D. from Louisiana State University. He served as a member of the Trial Advocacy Board as a member and competitor, along with serving in the Student Government for the Law School. Brad has competed for LSU Law in mock trial competitions ranging from New York to Fort Lauderdale. He also attained the highest grade in his class for White Collar Crime and Insurance Law while in Law School. Brad continues to serve his alma mater by coaching and judging mock trial teams for the Law School.
Brad attended Louisiana State University for his bachelor’s degree in Political Science with a minor in Criminology. Brad has been involved with multiple organizations throughout college and graduate school. These include Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity, Boys Hope/Girls Hope, founding member of the LSU Law Running Club, and Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
Brad is admitted to practice in all Louisiana state courts, in the United States District Courts for the Middle, Eastern, and Western Districts of Louisiana, and the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. In his spare time, Brad enjoys spending time with his family and friends, traveling, cheering on the Saints and Tigers, and playing with his two dogs Lola and Louie.
Catholic High School Baton Rouge
Louisiana State University, J.D.
Louisiana State University, B.A.; Political Science
Louisiana Bar Association
Baton Rouge Bar Association
American Bar Association
Louisiana Association for Justice
All Federal Courts in Louisiana
United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
CALI Excellence Awards in White Collar Crime and Insurance Law
National Top 40 Under 40 Trial Lawyers
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