Nicholas V. Cressy

Nicholas V. Cressy was born in New Orleans and raised in Mandeville, Louisiana.  He earned his Bachelor of Arts at Louisiana State University.  After completing his undergraduate education, Mr. Cressy attended Loyola New Orleans College of Law.

Mr. Cressy began his career in criminal defense in his third year of law school.  Pursuant to La. Supreme Court Rule 20, Mr. Cressy represented indigent persons accused of crimes in Orleans Parish.

After graduating law school, Mr. Cressy continued his social justice work at the Public Defenders office in St. Tammany Parish as a felony trial attorney.  While serving his community as a public defender, Mr. Cressy learned to be a zealous advocate for his clients, often times against overwhelming odds.  Under the tutorship of his mentor, Milton P. Massinter, Mr. Cressy learned how to effectively defend the most complex criminal cases.

After leaving the Public Defenders office, Mr. Cressy went into private practice where he practices in the areas of Criminal and Civil Litigation.

Mr. Cressy is admitted to practice law in all Louisiana state courts, and in the United States Federal Court, Eastern District of Louisiana.