Through my experience, I’ve learned how to effectively defend the most complex criminal cases by working with clients to achieve their objectives and using my legal skills to force favorable plea bargains with the District Attorney’s Office or giving my clients their best shot at an acquittal at trial.”

 

A native of Southeast Louisiana, Mr. Shah practices criminal defense and family law. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science at Louisiana State University. After completing his undergraduate education, Mr. Shah attended Tulane University Law School where he graduated with a certificate in civil law.

After earning his Juris Doctorate, Mr. Shah worked as a felony trial attorney at the Public Defender’s office in St. Tammany Parish. Mr. Shah has been with Regan Law since 2013, and is now a senior Trial Attorney.  Through these experiences, he has learned how to effectively defend the most complex criminal cases by working with clients to achieve their objectives by using his legal skills to force favorable plea bargains with the District Attorney’s office or giving his clients their best shot at an acquittal at trial. He has an impressive record of victories including not guilty guilty verdicts, dismissed charges, and has used his creativity to achieve incredible plea deals often avoiding or minimizing jail time for his clients.

Mr. Shah is admitted to practice law in all Louisiana state courts, The US District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, and is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association.

 

 

 

Big Wins for Attorney Ravi Shah in last 12 months!

 

St. Tammany Parish

 

State v. Bensen

Charge: Pornography involving juveniles/computer aided solicitation of juveniles

Penalty: 5-20 years in Prison at Hard Labor without benefit of probation, parole, or suspension of sentence

Disposition: Plea to Indecent Behavior with Juvenile and PROBATION

 

State v. Williams

Charge: Indecent Behavior with a Juvenile

Penalty: Up to 7 years in prison and registration as a sex offender

Disposition: Plead a Carnal Knowledge and PROBATION, no registration as a sex offender

 

Washington Parish

 

State v. White

Charge: Domestic Abuse Battery and Aggravated Assault with a Firearm

Penalty: Up to 10 years in prison at hard labor

Disposition: Found Guilty of only simple battery after judge trial.

 

Livingston Parish

 

State v. Sibley

Charge: Domestic Abuse Battery- Strangulation

Penalty: Up to 3 years in prison

Disposition: Charges Dismissed!

 

Tangipahoa Parish

 

State v. Diket

Charge: Simple Burglary

Penalty: Up to 12 years in prison at hard labor

Disposition: Plead to a misdemeanor theft and probation.

State v. Demouchet

Mr. Demouchet was forced into a guilty plea on the morning of trial by his previous counsel.  After Mr. Shah became involved in the case, he discovered that Mr. Demouchet was given an illegal sentence which his previous lawyer failed to notice!  Mr. Shah was able to use that illegal sentence to successfully argue for an amendment of sentencing that moved Mr. Demouchet’s release date up from 2026 to 2018!

 

Jefferson Parish

 

State v. Hopkins

Charge: Possession of Various Drugs

Penalty: Up to 10 years in prison

Disposition: Charges Dismissed!