J. Andrew Bevinetto

Manasseh, Gill, Knipe & Belanger
8075 Jefferson Hwy
Baton Rouge, LA 70809

J. Andrew Bevinetto is an experienced attorney who focuses his practice on defending citizens when their civil liberties are threatened. Mr. Bevinetto was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. He graduated from St. Paul's School in Covington, Louisiana in 2008. In 2012, Mr. Bevinetto earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the E.J. Ourso College of Business at Louisiana State University, where he was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity.

After completing his undergraduate


, Mr. Bevinetto attended the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University, where he graduated with a Juris Doctor and a Graduate Diploma in Comparative Law. While in law school, Mr. Bevinetto served on the Executive Board of the Student Bar Association.

Before being licensed to practice law, Mr. Bevinetto gained valuable experience as an intern at the Orleans Parish District Attorney's office. Here, he was able to observe the procedure of a criminal case in state court from its inception to its conclusion while shadowing many of Louisiana's toughest prosecutors. Mr. Bevinetto assisted the District Attorney's office with screening cases, reviewing police reports, and analyzing evidence. Shortly thereafter, Mr. Bevinetto spent time as an intern at the Federal Public Defender's Office for the Eastern District of Louisiana. Here, he assisted in representing citizens who were deemed indigent by the court and not able to afford counsel.

After being sworn into the practice of law in Louisiana, Mr. Bevinetto immediately began practicing criminal defense at Regan Law P.L.C., a private law firm in New Orleans. He zealously defended numerous citizens who were accused of committing criminal acts in Orleans Parish. He has conducted numerous pre-trial evidentiary hearings including bond reductions, preliminary examinations, and suppression hearings. Mr. Bevinetto has defended citizens dealing with charges ranging from misdemeanor DUIs to felony 2nd-degree murders. Mr. Bevinetto is admitted to practice in all Louisiana state courts, the United States District Court for the Eastern District and Middle District of Louisiana, and is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association.