David Alan Conachen

David Alan Conachen

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

David Conachen grew up in Baker Louisiana and graduated from Baker High School in 1991. He began a successful career as a Real Estate Agent and Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser after receiving his undergraduate degree and Masters of Business Administration from Louisiana State University. David was the owner of The Conachen Group, LLC, which appraised residential property in the seven-parish area surrounding Baton Rouge.

David has been married since 1999 and resides with his wife and three children in Baton Rouge. Prior to entering law school he coached volleyball for six years and baseball for four years at Parkview Baptist High School. Not only is his competitive nature evident in his law practice, but also when playing golf with his friends or go-fish with his children.

After 10 years in the real estate business David entered law school and found an interest in both trial and appellate advocacy. In 2008 and 2009, he was a member of the LSU Tax Moot Court teams which won consecutive National Championships. In 2009, he earned the award for Best Individual Oralist at the competition.

David is admitted to practice law in all state, parish and local courts in the state of Louisiana. He is a member of the Louisiana Bar Association as well as the Baton Rouge Bar Association. David specializes in family law matters which include divorce, child custody, child support and spousal support, as well as criminal defense and personal injury.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law: Divorce, Child/Spousal Support and Community Property Resolution
  • Wills and Successions
  • Criminal Defense
  • Personal Injury/Wrongful Death
  • Workers Compensation
  • Business Formation and Organization

Litigation Percentage

  • 85% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana


  • Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • J.D.
    • Major: Civil Law
  • Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • Master's of Business Administration - 1999
  • Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • Bachelor's of General Studies - 1996

Honors and Awards

  • Taxation Moot Court National Champions 2008 and 2009
  • Best Individual Advocate 2009

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Baton Rouge Bar Association, Member, 2010
  • Greater Baton Rouge Association of Realtors, Member, 1996
  • Louisiana Bar Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • The Conachen Group, L.L.C., Owner/Certified Real Estate Appraiser, 2003 - 2006
  • Spencer and Associates, Certified Real Estate Appraiser, 1996 - 2003

Ancillary Businesses

  • Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser