Legal Assistance to Victims of Marathon Refinery Fire in Garyville, Louisiana

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In the heart of Louisiana’s River Parishes, the recent fire at the Marathon Petroleum Co. oil refinery in Garyville has left residents reeling from the aftermath of a chemical release and fire. As black smoke billowed across the area, families within a two-mile radius were forced to evacuate, and concerns about health effects and property… Continue reading Legal Assistance to Victims of Marathon Refinery Fire in Garyville, Louisiana

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Will I go to jail for my first DUI in New Orleans

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Being arrested for a DUI can be a scary experience, and unfortunately, the arrest is only the beginning.  There are countless ways that a DUI arrest in New Orleans can impact your life, but working with tenacious DUI defense attorneys like George Vourvoulias can help minimize those harmful effects and can help you fight against… Continue reading Will I go to jail for my first DUI in New Orleans

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Marijuana Legalization Complicates Road Safety and DWI Laws

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With the legalization of marijuana in the United States on the rise, states cannot agree on the best way to keep our roads safe. Drunk driving is much easier to regulate. Police often rely on the Breathalyzer, which can be administered on the roadside, to accurately determine a driver’s blood alcohol content. Alcohol is also… Continue reading Marijuana Legalization Complicates Road Safety and DWI Laws

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Infographic: DWI Arrests Per Louisiana Parish

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Which Louisiana parish has the most DWI arrests each year? New Orleans defense lawyers at Harmon, Smith & Vourvoulias, LLC give the breakdown below. Embed This Image On Your Site (copy code below): Courtesy of: Harmon, Smith & Vourvoulias, LLC

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New Orleans: Vive la France!

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Parlez-vous français? Well, this is your chance! The French National Holiday is this month and the city of New Orleans is about to come alive with its French-ness and celebrate its roots. On July 14, 1789, an angry mob of Parisians stormed the Bastille, a prison fortress in Paris. The Bastille was a symbol of… Continue reading New Orleans: Vive la France!

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Slurp Down Some Oysters at the New Orleans Oyster Fest

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Where else but New Orleans can you find an oyster-slurping competition? It’s that time of the year again! The countdown for the New Orleans Oyster Festival is on. Louisiana is known for its seafood and oysters. And although the seafood industry took a hard hit after the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico… Continue reading Slurp Down Some Oysters at the New Orleans Oyster Fest

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New Orleans Birdfoot Festival

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If you’re a fan of live music and a lover of New Orleans history and culture, then there is a festival for you. The Birdfoot Festival celebrates New Orleans’s classical heritage with the goal of broadening access to live music performances in the area. The Festival was founded in 2011 by New Orleans community members… Continue reading New Orleans Birdfoot Festival

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Enjoy the Ferdi Special at Mother’s in New Orleans

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When searching for the world’s best baked ham (and let’s be honest, who isn’t?), you may envision scouring restaurants across the country. Luckily for us, and anyone that lives near New Orleans, the world’s best baked ham is right across the street from the Harmon, Smith & Vourvoulias, LLC office (at least that’s what the… Continue reading Enjoy the Ferdi Special at Mother’s in New Orleans

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Guide to New Orleans, Louisiana for Mardi Gras 2014

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New Orleans, Louisiana is famous for its Mardi Gras celebrations.  However, there are so many things to do and see, forcing most to ask themselves, “How should I spend my time at Mardi Gras?” Below is a helpful guide to understanding all there is to do at Mardi Gras, courtesy of CBS Miami:

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7 Romantic New Orleans Restaurants for Valentine’s Day

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Valentine’s Day in New Orleans, Louisiana, is nearly here. The question for most of us in the Crescent City is, “Where should I make my Valentine’s Day dinner reservations?” New Orleans offers so many romantic restaurants, making the choice very difficult. That’s why we’re giving you the top seven romantic restaurants in New Orleans, selected… Continue reading 7 Romantic New Orleans Restaurants for Valentine’s Day

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