Skip to main content

Law Office of Barbara A. Watzke

"There is no virtue so truly great and godlike as justice." Joseph Addison

Home  About Us  Contact Us  Site Map  Resources   
Barbara Arnold Watzke
Barbara Arnold Watzke was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. She graduated from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing before attending Loyola University School of Law (now known as Loyola University New Orleans College of Law) where she graduated with a Juris Doctor. She was admitted to practice in Louisiana the same year and has practiced in St. Tammany and surrounding Parishes since that time.
Mrs. Watzke is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association and is admitted to practice before all state courts in Louisiana as well as the United States District Court, Eastern and Middle Districts, and the United States Court of Appeal, Fifth District.
Mrs. Watzke is married to Leon L. Watzke, Jr. They have three children, Caitlin, Michael and Jennifer and have lived on the Northshore in Slidell, Louisiana, since 1989. She is actively involved in charitable, community and civic organizations. Mrs. Watzke is particularly strong in personal injury law  as she is a former registered nurse. She strives to provide the highest quality legal services and timely communication with her clients.
Follow us on

Company historyLaw Office of Barbara A. Watzke
Barbara A. Watzke is a professional law corporation with offices located on the Northshore since 2001. Prior to practicing on the Northshore, Mrs. Watzke maintained an office in New Orleans, Louisiana. The office is now conveniently located in Slidell, Louisiana, with appointments available in Covington, Louisiana. Mrs. Watzke's 25 years plus experience as a trial attoney and former Registered Nurse remains one of her greatest strengths in evaluating claims on personal injury law and matters.
Notable Decisions of Ms. Watzke's Clients:
Buquoi vs Allstate, 5th Cir. Court of Appeal: Barbara Watzke appealed a jury verdict and won an increased award in a personal injury action;
State vs Kurt Dixon, Barbara Watzke, as second chair/co-counsel for defendant won acquittal for defendant in this death penalty case based largely on circumstantial evidence;
Amber Cole vs Darrell Cole, 5th Cir. court of Appeal: In this Military Custody action, the Court of Appeal agreed that the lower Court did not have Jurisdiction to hear Custody matter involving an active serviceman and out of state custody decree.