C. Frank Holthaus Top Peer Rated Attorney...

...with four decades of experience litigating Personal Injury, Criminal Law, and Complex Business Litigation across the United States and throughout Louisiana, Mr. Holthaus has established an unexcelled record of success and client service. Mr. Holthaus has achieved multi-million dollar results in personal injury and as a team member in mass tort litigation. He has won numerous acquittals in complex jury trials in both federal and state courts.

"Frank Holthaus brings two weapons into every courtroom: an unmistakable confidence in the innocence of his client and an uncommon ability to communicate even the most complicated issues in an easy-to-understand fashion. ‘You can’t fake confidence,’ he says. ‘When I’ve completely immersed myself in the case, jurors can sense the heartfelt conviction I have for my client and the need for justice."

C. Frank Holthaus - Partner - deGravelles, Palmintier, Holthaus & Frugé, LLP

Why Hire C. Frank Holthaus To Defend You?

C. Frank Holthaus brings the following qualities and commitment to every client he defends:

  • CRIMINAL TRIAL

    As one of only four lawyers in the state of Louisiana to be certified in criminal trial law by the National Board of Legal Specialty Certification, he has successfully defended clients in business fraud litigation cases and federal criminal cases. His client base spans from Baton Rouge to the neighboring areas of Denham Springs, Gonzales and Prairieville.

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  • PRESIDENT

    Mr. Holthaus’s acumen as a lawyer has been recognized both in and outside of the courtroom as evidenced by his numerous memberships and leadership roles in professional associations. From 1996 to 1997, he served as president of the Baton Rouge Bar Association. The time as president comes in addition to other positions held with the association dating back to 1987, which include stints as secretary, treasurer and as a member of the board of directors.

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  • STATE BAR

    Mr. Holthaus has also served as the president of the criminal law section of the Louisiana State Bar Association and has had recurrent posts as a member of this body’s House of Delegates. Today, he remains an active member of the state bar association’s Judicial Liaison Committee.

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  • EDUCATION

    As a graduate of the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University, Mr. Holthaus has not only demonstrated a continuing passion for the practice of law but also a commitment to serve the people of his state.

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  • APPOINTED

    In 2010, the president of the Louisiana Senate appointed Mr. Holthaus to the Louisiana Public Defender Board, an executive agency composed of distinguished lawyers, academics and religious leaders tasked with improving the services of and commitment to public defense in the state.

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  • SPECIALIST

    C. Frank Holthaus is a partner at the Baton Rouge-based law firm of deGravelles, Palmintier, Holthaus & Frugé, LLP, where he devotes half his time to personal injury and business litigation cases and the other half to white collar criminal defense.

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Personal Injury Lawyer

C. Frank Holthaus is a partner at the Baton Rouge-based law firm of deGravelles, Palmintier, Holthaus & Frugé, LLP, where he devotes half his time to personal injury and business litigation cases and the other half to white collar criminal defense. As one of only four lawyers in the state of Louisiana to be certified in criminal trial law by the National Board of Legal Specialty Certification, he has successfully defended clients in business fraud litigation cases and federal criminal cases. His client base spans from Baton Rouge to the neighboring areas of Denham Springs, Gonzales and Prairieville.

Criminal Defence Lawyer

C. Frank Holthaus is a partner at the Baton Rouge-based law firm of deGravelles, Palmintier, Holthaus & Frugé, LLP, where he devotes half his time to personal injury and business litigation cases and the other half to white collar criminal defense. As one of only four lawyers in the state of Louisiana to be certified in criminal trial law by the National Board of Legal Specialty Certification, he has successfully defended clients in business fraud litigation cases and federal criminal cases. His client base spans from Baton Rouge to the neighboring areas of Denham Springs, Gonzales and Prairieville.

More About Frank's Exceptional Track Record:

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    Education:

    - Louisiana State University - Juris Doctorate: 1975 - Phi Eta Sigma; Moot Court Board

  • 2

    Professional Experience:

    - National Business Institute - Lecturer, Bad Faith Seminar: 1996-1997 - Louisiana State University - Instructor, Business Law: 1980-1985. - Louisiana Supreme Court - Law Clerk to Justice John A. Dixon, Jr.: 1975-1976

  • 3

    Bar Admissions:

    - Louisiana Supreme Court - U.S. District Court - Eastern Districts of Louisiana - U.S. District Court - Western Districts of Louisiana - U.S. District Court - Middle Districts of Louisiana - U.S. Court of Appeals - Eleventh Circuit - U.S. Court of Appeals - Fifth Circuit - U.S. Supreme Court

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    Professional Associations and Memberships:

    - Public Defender Board: 2013 - East Baton Rouge Indigent Defender Board of Directors: 1990-2007. - National Board of Trial Advocacy - Criminal Trial Advocacy: 2000 - Baton Rouge Bar Association - President: 1996 - Baton Rouge Ecumenical Federal Halfway House - Charter Member, Board of Directors: 1985-1990 - Baton Rouge Bar of Criminal Justice - President: 1984

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    Honors and Awards:

    - Top 50 Attorneys in Louisiana: 2014 - Top Attorneys in Louisiana: 2010, 2013, 2014 - The Best Lawyers in America: 1993-2014 - Super Lawyers: 2006-2012 - AV Preemint Ranking from Lexis Nexis for having the Highest Possible Rating in Both Legal Ability and Ethical Standards: 2010 - Top Lawyers: 2009 - Strathmore's Who's Who: 2008-2009 - Louisiana Super Lawyers: 2008

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