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Mitch Palmer


Mitchell A. Palmer is a founding member of Bowes, Petkovich & Palmer, LLC and brings over 20 years of legal experience as a Louisiana attorney to the firm.  He offers his clients a full range of services and knowledge in Louisiana civil law, with a particular focus on all areas of family law, including divorce, custody, support issues, property partitions, protective orders, successions, guardianship, interdictions, and more.  He also routinely practices in the areas of appellate work, personal injury, insurance issues, business law, and commercial litigation.  Mr. Palmer has tried numerous cases over his years of practice, with positive results.  He has practiced, and argued, in front of a number of courts throughout Metro New Orleans and southeast Louisiana, as well as in front of State and Federal appellate courts.

A native Texan from a military family, and now a proud resident of southeast Louisiana since 1999, Mr. Palmer has developed a passion over the years for southeast Louisiana and for assisting families and individuals in this area who are facing their toughest life challenges.  He is eager to assist you as well.



Princeton University
Bachelor of Arts, History, 1997

University of Mississippi
Master of Arts, Southern Studies, 1999
Graduated with Honors, Gamma Beta Phi

Tulane University, School of Law
Juris Doctor, 2002


Admissions & Licenses:

Louisiana State Bar Association
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Louisiana
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
Louisiana Notary Public


Professional Associations:

Jefferson Bar Association


Appellate Cases:

Jamie Land Co., Inc. v. Jones, 938 So.2d 738, (La.App. 1 Cir. 06/09/06)
Ricca v. Smith, No. 2008-CA-0683, 2009 WL 8684644 (La.App. 4 Cir. 03/04/09)
Dolce v. Dolce, 235 So.3d 1313 (La.App. 5 Cir. 12/20/17)


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Bowes, Petkovich & Palmer, LLC

2550 Belle Chasse Highway
Suite 200

Gretna, LA 70053


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