Chris Oetjens is a Baton Rouge native who attended and graduated from Episcopal High School. After high school. Chris attended Louisiana State University. While at LSU, Chris worked as a paramedic with East Baton Rouge Parish Emergency Medical Service (EMS) and also served as a volunteer with the East Side Fire Department. As a result of his tireless dedication to helping those around him, Chris was promoted to as chief of the department.
After receiving his bachelor’s degree, Chris became an instructor in the College of Nursing at the University of Southwestern Louisiana (now ULL). Based upon his expertise in the emergency medical field, Chris was consulted and retained as an expert witness in a number of personal injury cases. After experiencing the court room environment as an expert, and seeing how an aggressive and competent attorney can dramatically change the lives of injured people, Chris decided to attend law school. Chris graduated from the Paul M. Hebert Law School at LSU 2001.
Chris has merged his knowledge, experience and expertise of the emergency medical field with the skills and knowledge he received in law school to become one of the most aggressive and respected attorneys in the Baton Rouge area. Chris has maintained a strong litigation practice representing clients in both the civil and criminal courtrooms throughout the state. Chris delivers the very best legal services possible. Chris not only believes, but actually provides, each client the respect, compassion and most importantly, the accessibility each client deserves. Chris prides himself on being a well prepared and aggressive advocate for his clients.