I've always been a fighter, particularly for the underdog. I've spent years being a voice for those who have been ignored and refused help when they needed it most.
We'll work together to help you get a second chance, especially if you were in the wrong place at the wrong time, or you did not have the family support and privilege to stay out of the system built to oppress you.
We help you get the best outcome available, so you can move on with your life as quickly as possible. This is why so many clients come back for help. I care about you as a person and if I put my faith in you, then I believe you can also put your faith in me.
Just one thing first, though - Clients often think they know what is most important to their case. There might be times when what you want is actually not in your best interest. When I make a recommendation about how to move forward in your case, it's because I care about getting your case resolved the best way, on the first try.
My previous experience in the DA's office allowed me to see behind the curtain, to know what a prosecutor is thinking - what their mindset is. My job as your criminal defense attorney is to help find common ground, solutions and compromises. That doesn't always mean taking a plea. What it means is taking the best path to the best outcome.
And, if they want a conviction, they're going to have to fight me for it.
Criminal Defense & Post-Conviction Relief
Driving While Intoxicated (DWI)
Felonies and Misdemeanors
Pardon and Parole Hearings
Meet New Orleans Attorney
Katherine Z. Crouch
Crouch Law, LLC was established in January of 2014 to provide holistic, client-centered legal representation to those who have been arrested and are facing criminal charges.
We represent clients who are charged with traffic tickets, speeding tickets, DWI, drug possession and distribution, gun crimes, sex crimes, and more.
We also help clients get their driver's licenses back and deal with other issues at the Department of Motor Vehicles such as ignition interlock devices and SR-22 insurance.
Attorney Katherine Crouch is licensed to practice law in all state courts of Louisiana and the United States District Courts for the Eastern, Western, and Middle Districts of Louisiana.
We represent clients throughout the state, but spend most of our time in Orleans Criminal District Court, New Orleans Municipal and Traffic Court, 24th Judicial District Court for Jefferson Parish, First Parish Court, Second Parish Court, Kenner Mayor's Court, and Gretna Mayor's Court.
We also take on a limited number of post-conviction relief cases, like parole and pardon hearings, appeals, and motions for new trials as your new attorney.
RESULTS & TESTIMONIALS
This is a great place to tell your story and give people more insight into who you are, what you do, and why it’s all about you.
I chose criminal defense and police accountability work because two of my family members were incarcerated when I was a freshman in college.
They had some business disputes, one with a retired police officer, who I believe used his position to exaggerate a civil dispute into a criminal prosecution.
My family members were forced to accept plea bargains due to failing health and inadequate care in jail. They couldn't afford bail and had overburdened public defenders representing them.
After their release, they struggled with maintaining steady employment and homelessness. It took forever to get Section 8 housing, and that's just the tip of the iceberg.
My commitment to this work is about making sure no one has to go through what my family members did, what our family did, as a result of a broken system. You shouldn't either.
Reach out to discuss your case, and if we agree to work together, I will do whatever I can to get the best available outcome for you and will treat you with the respect and compassion you deserve, no matter what the charge is against you.