A graduate of Loyola University New Orleans Undergraduate and Loyola University, School of Law, a qualified civil law mediator and attorney, Richard Perque began his legal career with his grandfather Risley “Pappy” Triche, and mother, Jane Triche-Milazzo.
Following his grandfather’s retirement and mother’s election to the District Court in the 23rd Judicial District; and her subsequent nomination by President Barack Obama to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, Richard opened his private practice to serve in the areas of family law, wills and estates, personal injury, civil rights, and corporate and general civil litigation.
In 2014, Richard was nominated by Council Member Jason Williams and unanimously confirmed by the New Orleans City Council to serve on the Human Relations Commission for the City of New Orleans; where he served until 2016.
In 2016, Governor John Bel Edwards nominated, and the Louisiana State Senate confirmed Richard to serve as a Commissioner to the Louisiana Commission on Human Rights, representing the 2nd District; where he presently serves.
Richard is a school board member for the Morris Jeff Community School, New Orleans.
AV® Preeminent™ Peer Rated by Martindale-Hubbell (2011-present).
New Orleans Magazine’s Top Lawyers; 2012,… Read More