Christie Tournet is a St. Tammany Parish estate planning/administration attorney and she also provides counseling related to real estate and commercial issues. She further assists families and businesses with proper planning, dealing with unexpected events, and conflict resolution. Her plans are comprehensive and personal.
Prior to becoming a counselor, Christie extensively worked in the Greater New Orleans and St. Tammany Parish real estate and construction industries for over a decade – assisting with the development and management of numerous residential and commercial properties. Also prior to becoming an attorney, Christie became a Louisiana notary public and held an active Louisiana Realtor license for over 10 years. Christie harnesses her unique, real-world background to effectively resolve her clients' concerns and she appreciates the importance of providing early case evaluation and continued communication.
Christie graduated summa cum laude from Loyola University New Orleans with a double major in Economics and International Business. Then, she pursued her Juris Doctorate at Loyola University New Orleans School of Law's evening program, while she continued to work full-time. Loyola University School of Law awarded her the LaNasa-Greco Endowed Scholarship and the Loyola Law Excellence Award in Probate.
Christie remains actively involved in her community and the industries she represents. She is a member of the Northshore Wealth & Planning Professionals, National Association of Estate Planners, the 22nd JDC Bar, and the 22nd JDC Inn of Court. She also performs Pro Bono work for Southeast Louisiana Legal Services and participates in their “Volunteers for Veterans” and the “Wills for Heroes” programs.