Louisiana Criminal Defense Attorneys

The Ambeau Law Firm is a team of criminal defense and family law attorneys led by Jarrett Ambeau serving the Greater Baton Rouge Area. We provide expert legal guidance in criminal defense and family law matters including custody and divorce on behalf of our clients. 

We proudly serve clients across South Louisiana, including in Baton Rouge, Gonzales, Prairieville, Livingston Parish, Assumption Parish, Ascension Parish, West Baton Rouge Parish, St. James Parish, and the surrounding areas. 

Our team of experienced attorneys is ready to fight for your best interests.

Contact us online or call 225-330-7009

Cases We Handle in Louisiana

Federal Crimes

Felony Offenses

Drug Offenses

Violent Crimes

Sex Crimes

DWI defense

Forensic DNA litigation

Experienced Criminal Defense


It is your right to retain criminal defense representation as soon as possible following your arrest. If you or a loved one is the subject of a criminal investigation or has been charged with a criminal offense, consult a trusted and experienced criminal defense attorney.

Jarrett Ambeau is a criminal defense trial attorney dedicated to helping the accused seek justice. With more than 50 felony jury trials to verdict, he's ready to fight your case all the way to a jury trial, if necessary.

Jarrett earned a master's degree in Forensic DNA and Serology in 2020 and is a court-qualified forensic DNA interpretation expert.

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Former Assistant District Attorney Ryan Volo has a keen understanding of the Louisiana justice system - on both sides. As a former prosecutor, Ryan tried 20 felony jury trials for charges including Second Degree Murder and Armed Robbery

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We can assist you with:

  • Seeking reduced or no bail
  • Representing you at all court hearings
  • Gathering evidence to craft an aggressive defense
  • Presenting defenses to the court
  • Identifying constitutional right violations
  • Negotiating with prosecutors on your behalf
  • Advising you of your options at every step
  • Representing you at a jury trial if needed

The Ambeau Law Firm is prepared to protect your rights no matter what path your case takes. We are experienced and trusted litigators who know how to challenge the prosecution and fight for our clients.

Call 225-330-7009 to schedule your free consultation.

Straightforward, Honest Communication

Over a Decade Volunteered Services as a Public Defender

Over 50 Jury Trials Handled to Verdict

Qualified Expert in Forensic DNA Interpretation


Recent Case Results

  • CONSULTATION: Reviewing DNA analysis in this matter, including complex mixture and probabilistic genotyping, and assisting lead counsel in hiring outside experts and direct and cross-examination. Read On

  • PRE-TRIAL MOTIONS: Lead counsel in this Felon in Possession of Firearm case, with extensive preparation, regarding a trace DNA sample on the surface of a pistol, including issues of allelic drop out, contamination, and reliability of a partial profile of a Low Copy Number DNA (LCN DNA) sample. Read On

  • JURY TRIAL: Lead counsel in this 2nd Degree Murder jury trial, with extensive preparation and cross-examination of the State's expert, regarding pattern-matching evidence in shell casings and bullet projective fragments. Read On