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Devon McKnight

  • Associate Attorney

Location:

Baton Rouge, LA

Phone:

Fax:

225-292-6705

Email:

Biography

Devon is a native of DeRidder, Louisiana. For her undergraduate degree, she attended Nicholls State University and obtained a Bachelor of Arts in History in 2006. Upon graduating from Nicholls she attended the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University where she obtained her Juris Doctorate in 2010. During law school she was active in the trial advocacy program and was the winner of the Spring 2010 Ira S. Flory Mock Trial Competition. In her final year of law school she was a member of the inaugural class of the Law Clinic and represented clients in their efforts to obtain Protective Orders pursuant to Louisiana's Protection from Dating Violence Act.

Devon's legal experience includes a clerkship with the Honorable John C. Davidson of the 9th Judicial District Court in Alexandria, Louisiana, and representing the City of Baton Rouge in her role as Assistant Parish Attorney with the East Baton Rouge Parish Attorney's Office. Her current practice includes representing Fidelity National Title Insurance Company's insureds in title curative litigation. She also defends professional drivers and CDL holders against traffic citations and provides other general representation in a wide array of legal matters. She also has an active insurance defense practice representing automobile liability insurers.

Devon is married to Ellis McKnight and together they have two children, Owen and Marion. They are members of First United Methodist Church and enjoy spending time together outdoors, hunting and traveling.

Areas Of Practice

  • Insurance Defense
  • Criminal Defense
  • General Practice

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana
  • Louisiana

Education

  • Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • J.D. - 2011
  • Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, Louisiana
    • B.A. - 2006
    • Major: History

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Louisiana State Bar Association, 2011 to Present
  • Baton Rouge Bar Association, 2015 to Present