Veronica Howard Sizer
LA Div. of Adm., Office of General Counsel


 

Areas of practice:
I current represent the State in all aspects of procuring goods and services (particularly information technology related procurements), from preparing request for proposals to negotiating a final contract.

Favorite BRBA project or event: 
My favorite BRBA event is Ask the Lawyer/Pro-Bono project.

Best advise you have received: 
Consult God in all you do.

The part of my job I do best is: 
The part of my job I do best is to really listen to my client in order to truly address their needs.

Family:
I am married to Rev. Dr. Monteic Sizer and have four kids, Kennedy, Grant, Madison and Harrison.

Latest pursuit: 
I was just ordained as a Minister in the Baptist Church.

Pet peeve: 
I am not sure I have a pet peeve. However, I get really annoyed at people who mistreat children.  I do not understand how one could consciously do that.

Best law school memory: 
My best law school memory is winning best team and best brief during our Moot Court competition.

If you could be anyone else for a day, who would you be? 
Any person who is retired and living there best life in a beach house!

Favorite food or restaurant: 
I love Italian food.

Favorite Baton Rouge location: 
My favorite Baton Rouge location is downtown near the Mississippi River.

Little known fact: 
I love also any kind of music.

What was the turning point that made you decide to become an attorney: 
Although there was a short time in undergraduate school when I thought I wanted to be a college professor, I always wanted to be a lawyer, even when I was very young.

If I had more time, I would: 
If I had more time, I would spend it painting oils on canvas.  They will be entitled:  the beach as sunrise, the beach at noon, the beach at sunset, and the beach at night.

Community involvement: 
I am actively involved with my church and my kid’s extra-curricular activities.

Culinary talent: 
I love to cook!  My favorite dish is homemade lasagna.

How do you begin your workday? 
I try to begin each day with a scripture and prayer.

What accomplishment are you most proud of? 
I am most proud of being a successful professional who is also a successful wife and mother.  I have only been able to achieve this with God’s help.


If you would like to contact Veronica, her email address is
vlynnhoward@bellsouth.net 


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