Felix J. Sternfels, Esq., Of Counsel

Felix Sternfels has been a general practitioner in Louisiana for 16 years. He has extensive experience in family law, general trial litigation, real estate, and federal disability law. He is a member of the Virginia, Louisiana and Texas Bars, and he is admitted to practice law before various federal courts.

Born in St. Louis, Missouri, and raised in southern Louisiana, Felix earned his law degree from Valparaiso University School of Law in Indiana in 1996. He also spent his middle year of law school learning the Napoleonic Code at Louisiana State University Law Center in Baton Rouge. Prior to his legal education, Felix completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Dallas in Irving, Texas. While an undergraduate, he also spent time studying in Italy, picking up a conversational knowledge of Italian, adding to his already working knowledge of Spanish, a language he grew up speaking. He received his high school diploma from St. Stanislaus College High School in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi.

Felix serves on the Board of Directors of the New Orleans St. Thomas More Lawyers Association. He is a member of the St. Thomas More Catholic Lawyers Association and is past Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus council serving St. Jules Parish in Belle Rose, Louisiana, the faith community where he also served as Confirmation Director and as a member of the Parish Council. In Louisiana, Felix also has served as president of his local Bar Association and as chairman of of the local Republican Executive Committee. He has served on the Executive Committee of the New Orleans chapter of the Federalist Society, on a local Board of Election Supervisors, on the City of Donaldsonville Board of Adjustments, on the Louisiana South Central Planning & Development Commission, and on the Louisiana Republican State Central Committee.

Felix and his wife, Kathleen, have been married for 15 years and have been blessed with five children, ages 1 to 11 years. They are active in parish life at St. John the Baptist parish in Front Royal, Virginia, and in the John Carrell Jenkins council of the Knights of Columbus.

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