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 Charles L Spencer (10/31/2016) 

 Charles L. Spencer

 Hebert, Spencer, Cusimano & Fry


Areas of practice:

Communications Law, Contracts and Wills & Estate Planning.

Best thing about being a lawyer:

Helping people.


Reading, traveling, gardening.

Bet you didn't know:

I attended Tulane on a football scholarship, and my four sons and I are all Eagle Scouts.

In your briefcase:

"At Home:  A Short History of Private Life" by Bill Bryson and "Truman" by David McCullough.

Suggestions for young lawyers:

Become actively involved in your community and develop a mentoring relationship with a skilled lawyer of integrity.

Favorite places in Baton Rouge:

Burden Plantation and Bluebonnet Swamp

Board/Committees I serve on:

First United Methodist Church, Foundation for Excellence in Louisiana Broadcasting, Rotary Club of Baton Rouge, Boy Scouts of America.

Most important career lesson: 

Your word is your bond and always strive to improve.

Most rewarding moment in your practice:

Having Leon Hebert as a law partner and friend.

If you weren't an attorney, what profession do you think you might choose?

Ministry or public service.

Favorite saying/quote:

"We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive when we started and know the place for the first time." -- T.S. Eliot.

Guilty pleasure: 

Long, hot showers and Blue Bell ice cream.

If you would like to contact Charles, his email address is:

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