BRBA Past President Leo C. Hamilton honored with an LSBA President’s Award


Leo C. Hamilton was one of three individuals to receive LSBA President’s Awards during the Association’s Annual Meeting in Destin, Fla., June 5, 2014. All recipients were chosen by 2013-14 LSBA President Richard K. Leefe and were recognized for various services to the Association. Hamilton was recognized for his years of service to Louisiana’s legal community and justice system. He is a past president of the Baton Rouge Bar Association and a past member of the American Bar Association’s House of Delegates. 

He is a partner in the Baton Rouge office of Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, LLP, practicing in labor and employment law, administrative law, constitutional law and governmental relations. He represents the City of Alexandria and Pointe Coupee Parish and is general counsel for the Louisiana Community and Technical College System.

Hamilton received his B.A. and his Juris Doctor degree from Louisiana State University and its Paul M. Hebert Law Center. He was the 2013-14 president of the Louisiana Bar Foundation. He is chair of the LSBA’s Bill of Rights Section and a member of the LSBA’s House of Delegates and Bench Bar Committee. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association, the National Bar Association, the American Association of Bar Presidents and the Louis A. Martinet Legal Society, Inc. He serves as a council member of the Louisiana State Law Institute and is a member of the Louisiana Indigent Defender Assistance Board.