Rebecca S. Luster Radford

Rebecca S. Luster Radford

Associate

318-934-0208
rradford@bwor.com
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Rebecca S. Luster Radford

Director

318-221-6858
rradford@bwor.com
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Ms. Radford’s practice primarily involves taxation, estate planning, successions, and business and commercial transactions. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics and business administration (cum laude) from Rhodes College in Memphis Tennessee in 2008 and a Master of Science in accounting from the University of Virginia in 2009.

Ms. Radford earned a J.D. and a Graduate Diploma in comparative law from Louisiana State University’s Paul M. Hebert Law Center in 2012 (cum laude). At LSU-in Baton Rouge Louisiana, she received the Judge Alvin B. Rubin Scholarship, a Faculty Merit Scholarship, and was a four-time recipient of Chancellor’s List honors. In addition, she received CALI awards for the highest grade in Estate Planning, The Legal Profession, Louisiana Civil Procedure II, Matrimonial Regimes, Successions and Donations, Tax Policy and Procedure Seminar, and Trusts and Fiduciary Administration. Ms. Radford competed as a member of LSU’s National Tax Moot Court Team for two years and was co-president of the Tax Club.

Subsequent to her studies at LSU, Ms. Radford earned a Master of Laws in Taxation from the University of Florida. While at UF, she received Book Awards for the highest grade in Civil Tax Procedure and Estate Planning.

Ms. Radford has provided continuing education to a variety of professionals, having presented at seminars organized by LSU Continuing Legal Education, the Louisiana State Paralegal Association, and the Society of Certified Public Accountants.

She was admitted to the Louisiana State Bar in 2013 and joined Blanchard Walker the same year. She is a member of the American, Louisiana State, and Shreveport Bar Associations, the Women’s Section of the Shreveport Bar Association, the Harry V. Booth and Judge Henry A. Politz American Inn of Court, the Tax and Estate Planning Council of Shreveport and the Junior League of Shreveport-Bossier, Inc.

She is an Associate of the firm and may be reached at (318) 934-0208.

Ms. Radford’s practice primarily involves taxation, estate planning, successions, and business and commercial transactions. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics and business administration (cum laude) from Rhodes College in Memphis Tennessee in 2008 and a Master of Science in accounting from the University of Virginia in 2009.

Ms. Radford earned a J.D. and a Graduate Diploma in comparative law from Louisiana State University’s Paul M. Hebert Law Center in 2012 (cum laude). At LSU-in Baton Rouge Louisiana, she received the Judge Alvin B. Rubin Scholarship, a Faculty Merit Scholarship, and was a four-time recipient of Chancellor’s List honors. In addition, she received CALI awards for the highest grade in Estate Planning, The Legal Profession, Louisiana Civil Procedure II, Matrimonial Regimes, Successions and Donations, Tax Policy and Procedure Seminar, and Trusts and Fiduciary Administration. Ms. Radford competed as a member of LSU’s National Tax Moot Court Team for two years and was co-president of the Tax Club.

Subsequent to her studies at LSU, Ms. Radford earned a Master of Laws in Taxation from the University of Florida. While at UF, she received Book Awards for the highest grade in Civil Tax Procedure and Estate Planning.

Ms. Radford has provided continuing education to a variety of professionals, having presented at seminars organized by LSU Continuing Legal Education, the Louisiana State Paralegal Association, and the Society of Certified Public Accountants.

She was admitted to the Louisiana State Bar in 2013 and joined Blanchard Walker the same year. She is a member of the American, Louisiana State, and Shreveport Bar Associations, the Women’s Section of the Shreveport Bar Association, the Harry V. Booth and Judge Henry A. Politz American Inn of Court, the Tax and Estate Planning Council of Shreveport and the Junior League of Shreveport-Bossier, Inc.

She is an Associate of the firm and may be reached at (318) 934-0208.

Ms. Radford’s practice primarily involves taxation, estate planning, successions, and business and commercial transactions. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics and business administration (cum laude) from Rhodes College in Memphis Tennessee in 2008 and a Master of Science in accounting from the University of Virginia in 2009.

Ms. Radford earned a J.D. and a Graduate Diploma in comparative law from Louisiana State University’s Paul M. Hebert Law Center in 2012 (cum laude). At LSU-in Baton Rouge Louisiana, she received the Judge Alvin B. Rubin Scholarship, a Faculty Merit Scholarship, and was a four-time recipient of Chancellor’s List honors. In addition, she received CALI awards for the highest grade in Estate Planning, The Legal Profession, Louisiana Civil Procedure II, Matrimonial Regimes, Successions and Donations, Tax Policy and Procedure Seminar, and Trusts and Fiduciary Administration. Ms. Radford competed as a member of LSU’s National Tax Moot Court Team for two years and was co-president of the Tax Club.

Subsequent to her studies at LSU, Ms. Radford earned a Master of Laws in Taxation from the University of Florida. While at UF, she received Book Awards for the highest grade in Civil Tax Procedure and Estate Planning.

Ms. Radford has provided continuing education to a variety of professionals, having presented at seminars organized by LSU Continuing Legal Education, the Louisiana State Paralegal Association, and the Society of Certified Public Accountants.

She was admitted to the Louisiana State Bar in 2013 and joined Blanchard Walker the same year. She is a member of the American, Louisiana State, and Shreveport Bar Associations, the Women’s Section of the Shreveport Bar Association, the Harry V. Booth and Judge Henry A. Politz American Inn of Court, the Tax and Estate Planning Council of Shreveport and the Junior League of Shreveport-Bossier, Inc.

She is an Associate of the firm and may be reached at (318) 934-0208.

 
Ms. Radford’s practice primarily involves taxation, estate planning, successions, and business and commercial transactions. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics and business administration (cum laude) from Rhodes College in Memphis Tennessee in 2008 and a Master of Science in accounting from the University of Virginia in 2009.

Ms. Radford earned a J.D. and a Graduate Diploma in comparative law from Louisiana State University’s Paul M. Hebert Law Center in 2012 (cum laude). At LSU-in Baton Rouge Louisiana, she received the Judge Alvin B. Rubin Scholarship, a Faculty Merit Scholarship, and was a four-time recipient of Chancellor’s List honors. In addition, she received CALI awards for the highest grade in Estate Planning, The Legal Profession, Louisiana Civil Procedure II, Matrimonial Regimes, Successions and Donations, Tax Policy and Procedure Seminar, and Trusts and Fiduciary Administration. Ms. Radford competed as a member of LSU’s National Tax Moot Court Team for two years and was co-president of the Tax Club.

Subsequent to her studies at LSU, Ms. Radford earned a Master of Laws in Taxation from the University of Florida. While at UF, she received Book Awards for the highest grade in Civil Tax Procedure and Estate Planning.

Ms. Radford has provided continuing education to a variety of professionals, having presented at seminars organized by LSU Continuing Legal Education, the Louisiana State Paralegal Association, and the Society of Certified Public Accountants.

She was admitted to the Louisiana State Bar in 2013 and joined Blanchard Walker the same year. She is a member of the American, Louisiana State, and Shreveport Bar Associations, the Women’s Section of the Shreveport Bar Association, the Harry V. Booth and Judge Henry A. Politz American Inn of Court, the Tax and Estate Planning Council of Shreveport and the Junior League of Shreveport-Bossier, Inc.

She is an Associate of the firm and may be reached at (318) 934-0208.

Mr. Adkins’ practice at Blanchard Walker focuses on energy and commercial litigation. His litigation practice includes a broad array of commercial and business disputes, as well as cases involving oilfield contamination; mineral landowner and lessee disputes; mineral regulatory issues; and, other aspects of oilfield litigation. 

He earned his undergraduate degree at Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, Louisiana (summa cum laude; Phi Kappa Phi) and his law degree at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where he was a member of the Louisiana Law Review. 

Mr. Adkins was admitted to practice in 1984 and joined Blanchard Walker in 1988.  He has practiced in numerous state courts throughout the State of Louisiana and in all Louisiana federal district courts, and has appeared before both the Louisiana Supreme Court and the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.  He is a member of the American, Louisiana and Shreveport Bar Associations and the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel, as well as the Louisiana Oil and Gas Association.  Mr. Adkins also serves on the Louisiana State Law Institute Mineral Law-Legacy Disputes Committee.

Mr. Adkins’ practice at Blanchard Walker focuses on energy and commercial litigation. His litigation practice includes a broad array of commercial and business disputes, as well as cases involving oilfield contamination; mineral landowner and lessee disputes; mineral regulatory issues; and, other aspects of oilfield litigation. 

He earned his undergraduate degree at Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, Louisiana (summa cum laude; Phi Kappa Phi) and his law degree at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where he was a member of the Louisiana Law Review. 

Mr. Adkins was admitted to practice in 1984 and joined Blanchard Walker in 1988.  He has practiced in numerous state courts throughout the State of Louisiana and in all Louisiana federal district courts, and has appeared before both the Louisiana Supreme Court and the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.  He is a member of the American, Louisiana and Shreveport Bar Associations and the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel, as well as the Louisiana Oil and Gas Association.  Mr. Adkins also serves on the Louisiana State Law Institute Mineral Law-Legacy Disputes Committee.

 

Ms. Radford’s practice primarily involves taxation, estate planning, successions, and business and commercial transactions. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics and business administration (cum laude) from Rhodes College in Memphis Tennessee in 2008 and a Master of Science in accounting from the University of Virginia in 2009.

Ms. Radford earned a J.D. and a Graduate Diploma in comparative law from Louisiana State University’s Paul M. Hebert Law Center in 2012 (cum laude). At LSU-in Baton Rouge Louisiana, she received the Judge Alvin B. Rubin Scholarship, a Faculty Merit Scholarship, and was a four-time recipient of Chancellor’s List honors. In addition, she received CALI awards for the highest grade in Estate Planning, The Legal Profession, Louisiana Civil Procedure II, Matrimonial Regimes, Successions and Donations, Tax Policy and Procedure Seminar, and Trusts and Fiduciary Administration. Ms. Radford competed as a member of LSU’s National Tax Moot Court Team for two years and was co-president of the Tax Club.

Subsequent to her studies at LSU, Ms. Radford earned a Master of Laws in Taxation from the University of Florida. While at UF, she received Book Awards for the highest grade in Civil Tax Procedure and Estate Planning.

Ms. Radford has provided continuing education to a variety of professionals, having presented at seminars organized by LSU Continuing Legal Education, the Louisiana State Paralegal Association, and the Society of Certified Public Accountants.

She was admitted to the Louisiana State Bar in 2013 and joined Blanchard Walker the same year. She is a member of the American, Louisiana State, and Shreveport Bar Associations, the Women’s Section of the Shreveport Bar Association, the Harry V. Booth and Judge Henry A. Politz American Inn of Court, the Tax and Estate Planning Council of Shreveport and the Junior League of Shreveport-Bossier, Inc.

She is an Associate of the firm and may be reached at (318) 934-0208.

Mr. Adkins’ practice at Blanchard Walker focuses on energy and commercial litigation. His litigation practice includes a broad array of commercial and business disputes, as well as cases involving oilfield contamination; mineral landowner and lessee disputes; mineral regulatory issues; and, other aspects of oilfield litigation. 

He earned his undergraduate degree at Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, Louisiana (summa cum laude; Phi Kappa Phi) and his law degree at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where he was a member of the Louisiana Law Review. 

Mr. Adkins was admitted to practice in 1984 and joined Blanchard Walker in 1988.  He has practiced in numerous state courts throughout the State of Louisiana and in all Louisiana federal district courts, and has appeared before both the Louisiana Supreme Court and the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.  He is a member of the American, Louisiana and Shreveport Bar Associations and the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel, as well as the Louisiana Oil and Gas Association.  Mr. Adkins also serves on the Louisiana State Law Institute Mineral Law-Legacy Disputes Committee.

Mr. Adkins’ practice at Blanchard Walker focuses on energy and commercial litigation. His litigation practice includes a broad array of commercial and business disputes, as well as cases involving oilfield contamination; mineral landowner and lessee disputes; mineral regulatory issues; and, other aspects of oilfield litigation. 

He earned his undergraduate degree at Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, Louisiana (summa cum laude; Phi Kappa Phi) and his law degree at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where he was a member of the Louisiana Law Review. 

Mr. Adkins was admitted to practice in 1984 and joined Blanchard Walker in 1988.  He has practiced in numerous state courts throughout the State of Louisiana and in all Louisiana federal district courts, and has appeared before both the Louisiana Supreme Court and the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.  He is a member of the American, Louisiana and Shreveport Bar Associations and the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel, as well as the Louisiana Oil and Gas Association.  Mr. Adkins also serves on the Louisiana State Law Institute Mineral Law-Legacy Disputes Committee.


Taxation
Successions & Estate Planning
Business & Commercial Transactions
Louisiana, 2013
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana, 2013
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Louisiana, 2013
U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana, 2013
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, 2013 
Education

Levin College of Law, The University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, 2013

LL.M. in Taxation

Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 2012

J.D. and Graduate Diploma in Comparative Law
Honors: Cum laude

McIntire School of Commerce, The University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, 2009

M.S. in Accounting, Taxation Track

Rhodes College, Memphis, Tennessee, 2008

B.A. in Economics and Business Administration
Honors: Cum laude

Publications & Presentations

Trusts, 2016 Spring Seminar, Louisiana State Paralegal Association, April 2016
Drafting Trusts to Receive Retirement Benefits, 45th Annual Estate Planning Seminar, LSU CLE, October 2015
Hot Topics in Estate Planning: Some Old, Some New—From an “Old” and a “New”, 2013
Estate & Financial Planning Workshop, Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants, August 2013

American Bar Association
Louisiana State Bar Association
Shreveport Bar Association
Harry V. Booth and Judge Henry A. Politz American Inn of Court, Associate Member
Tax and Estate Planning Council of Shreveport
Junior League of Shreveport-Bossier, Inc., Member
Women’s Section of the Shreveport Bar Association, Secretary