Stephen E. Downer, Associate
Stephen Downer’s practice areas focus on trucking, transportation and insurance defense. Prior to joining Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett, Stephen spent four years as an Assistant District Attorney in both Orleans and Jefferson Parishes. He led jury and judge trials handling second and third-class felony offenses from arraignment to closure, including second degree murder, armed robbery, and varying felony charges, many of which carry a life sentence without possibility of parole. He also managed a daily docket, negotiated plea agreements to effectively resolve cases, and prepared cases for trial, taking numerous trials to verdict.
Stephen’s experience as an Assistant District Attorney is bonus for MBLB’s clients. “I worked with police officers, the clerk’s office, victims, and witnesses to facilitate the steps necessary to conduct court proceedings. I am well prepared to effectively communicate with my clients, opposing counsel, and the court in order to ensure a successful resolution for all parties.”
While studying at Louisiana State University’s Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Stephen was a member of the Environmental Law Society and attended the summer program in Lyon, France, where he took many civil law-based courses.
Stephen was born and raised in Shreveport, Louisiana, and resides in New Orleans. In his free time, he can be found enjoying live music in New Orleans or cheering on his LSU Tigers.
- Louisiana State Bar Association, Member
- CALI Award for Highest Grade, Legal Research & Writing, Fall 2016