Leading Specialists in Louisiana Family Law and Divorce Law

Representing Metropolitan New Orleans and the Northshore in Family Law


Mark Mansfield


Personal Work Related History


Louisiana State Bar Association

Family Law Section

Board Member Jefferson Parish Bar Association

22nd Judicial District Court Bar Association Notary Public, Jefferson and St. Tammany Parishes

Office of Disciplinary Counsel,

Hearing Committee Chair 2010-2020

Louisiana Board of Family Law Specialization, 2021 – current

Vice Chair 2022-2023

St Tammany Chamber PAC Board, 2021-current

A/V Rated (Highest Ranking) Martindale Hubbell, 2010 – present

Board Certified in Family Law by the Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization, January, 2011 – present

Treasurer – Greater Covington Bar Association, 2011

Vice President – Greater Covington Bar Association, 2012

President – 22nd Judicial District Court Bar Association, 2013

“Best Law Firms In America”, US News and World Report, 2012 – present, Tier 1

Qualified Family Law Mediator – Loyola College of Law, 2012. Appointed by Judges in Civil District Court, New Orleans and 22nd Judicial District Court, St. Tammany

“Rising Star” SuperLawyers Magazine, 2013 (Less than 2.5% of attorneys are honored with this recognition in Louisiana)

“Super Lawyer” SuperLawyers Magazine, 2014-present (Less than 5% of attorneys are honored with this recognition in Louisiana)

“Top 50 Attorney in New Orleans”, SuperLawyers Magazine, 2019- 2020

“Top 50 Attorney in Louisiana”, SuperLawyers Magazine, 2020

“Leadership in Law Award”, New Orleans CitiBusiness Magazine, 2019

“Top Attorneys In Family Law”, Best Lawyers In America (New Orleans Magazine), 2019-2022

“Lawyer of the Year” 2023, Best Lawyers of America, Family Law

“Top Family Law Litigators”, New Orleans Magazine, 2020-2022

Nelson v Nelson, 2011 WL 3793666, (La.App. 1st Cir. 8/10/11)

Willis v Willis, 2014 WL 3611821 (La.App. 1st Cir. 4/25/14)

DMS vs IDS, 2015 WL 926777 (La.App 4th Cir. 3/4/15)

Fontana v Fontana, 136 So.3d 173 (La.App 4th Cir. 2/12/14)

Gorman v Gorman, 2017 WL 123350 (La.App. 1st Cir. 1/10/17)

Atkinson v Atkinson, 2015 WL 5274409 (La.App.1 Cir. 9/9/15)

Cerminaro v Cerminaro, 207 So.3d 633 (La.App. 5th Cir. 12/7/16)

Atkinson v Atkinson, 212 So.3d 631 (La.App. 4th Cir. 2/15/17)

Viener v Viener, 2017 WL 6540628, (La. App 1st Cir. 12/21/17)

Abadie v Rau Abadie, 2018 WL 5307894 (La.App. 1st Cir. 10/25/18)

Szalajeski v Szalajeski, 2020 CU 0857 (La.App. 1st Cir. 2/25/21)

The professional firm of Tranchina & Mansfield, L.L.C. encompasses all of the expertise and high technology of larger law firms in and around New Orleans. They have successfully established an alternative for businesses and individuals who do not wish to compromise performance. The firm is in an ideal position to offer the experience and technology of large firms to business and individual clients who prefer a one-on-one approach to aggressive legal representation. The firm encourages continuing professional development, and all partners and associates participate in continuing legal education seminars, professional association activities and civic affairs. The firm proudly is one of the few in Louisiana who have multiple attorneys Board Certified in Family Law and achieved a tier one ranking as one of the “Best Law Firms” by US News and World Report Magazine every year since 2011.

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