Law Office of Veronica L. Howard
The Law Office of Veronica L. Howard is a Limited Liability Company principally
operated by Attorney Veronica Howard Sizer. Attorney Sizer has more than 17 years of experience practicing law in Louisiana. Her primary areas of focus are education, estate planning (i.e. testaments (wills), successions, etc), and federal/state disaster response, recovery, mitigation and privacy protection law. Click here to see a list of service options.
During her legal career, Attorney Sizer has represented a diverse clientele. Attorney Sizer advised and represented the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) while working within the Department of Homeland Security, Office of Chief Counsel. As a FEMA staff attorney, Sizer provided legal counsel relative to various programs within FEMA concerning the appropriate application of the Stafford Act and other laws governing disaster response and recovery.
Before going to FEMA, Attorney Sizer served as Education Policy Advisor to former Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco. Attorney Sizer was Governor Blanco's chief education policy representative and legislative liaison. Prior to her tenure as Education Policy Advisor, Sizer served as an Assistant Attorney General with the Louisiana Department of Justice under the leadership of the Honorable Richard Ieyoub. There, she represented the Louisiana Board Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) and the Louisiana Board of Regents.
Attorney Sizer served the City of Baker School Board as its General Counsel. As General Counsel, Sizer represented and advised the School Board as to proper interpretation and implementation of school law and policy, and advised the Superintendent and staff on matters of day to day operations.
Attorney Sizer is active in many professional and community organizations. She is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, the Baton Rouge Bar Association, and the Louis A. Martinet Legal Society of Greater Baton Rouge. Attorney Sizer is admitted to practice in Louisiana state courts, Federal District Courts and the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Attorney Sizer’s diverse experiences have enabled her to represent numerous clients at public hearings, during corporate board metings, at federal and state halls of justice, and before state and local lawmakers. Click here to read Attorney Sizer's full bio.
If you would like Attorney Sizer to put her vast experience to work for you, please call (225) 775-9240 or email her at [email protected]. You can also send questions or comments by clicking here.