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Kelsey Bonnaffons

Kelsey Bonnaffons

Associate

Hancock Whitney Center
701 Poydras St., 40th Floor
New Orleans, Louisiana 70139

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Office: 504-525-6802
Fax: 504-525-2456

Since being admitted to the Louisiana Bar, Kelsey’s primary areas of practice have been personal injury, flooding class action, and workers’ compensation litigation. Kelsey practices out of the firm’s New Orleans and Mandeville offices and is licensed to practice in all Louisiana state and federal courts and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

A New Orleans native, Kelsey attended the University of Florida,  where she earned her Bachelor of Arts and Honors College Certificate. She then attended Tulane University School of Law, where she earned her Juris Doctor with Cum Laude honors. While at Tulane, Kelsey practiced as a student attorney in the Domestic Violence Clinic, earned a Civil Law Certificate, and was a member of the Sports Law Society.

Kelsey is active in the community and passionate about charity work. She is the Vice President and ASIST Scholarship Chair for Executive Women International, New Orleans Chapter and was elected to serve as Chapter President in 2018-2019. In addition, Kelsey is on the firm’s Hogs for the Cause committee, which raises money for families with pediatric brain cancer, and a board member for Take Paws Rescue, a New Orleans-based animal rescue.

OVERVIEW

Since being admitted to the Louisiana Bar, Kelsey’s primary areas of practice have been personal injury, flooding class action, and workers’ compensation litigation. Kelsey practices out of the firm’s New Orleans and Mandeville offices and is licensed to practice in all Louisiana state and federal courts and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

A New Orleans native, Kelsey attended the University of Florida,  where she earned her Bachelor of Arts and Honors College Certificate. She then attended Tulane University School of Law, where she earned her Juris Doctor with Cum Laude honors. While at Tulane, Kelsey practiced as a student attorney in the Domestic Violence Clinic, earned a Civil Law Certificate, and was a member of the Sports Law Society.

Kelsey is active in the community and passionate about charity work. She is the Vice President and ASIST Scholarship Chair for Executive Women International, New Orleans Chapter and was elected to serve as Chapter President in 2018-2019. In addition, Kelsey is on the firm’s Hogs for the Cause committee, which raises money for families with pediatric brain cancer, and a board member for Take Paws Rescue, a New Orleans-based animal rescue.

EDUCATION & ADMISSIONS

Education

  • J.D., cum laude, Tulane University
    • Civil Law Certificate
  • B.A., University of Florida

Admissions

  • Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Executive Women International
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • New Orleans Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association