Lee C. Durio was born and raised in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana. He received a Bachelor of the Arts in Political Science with a minor in Criminal Justice from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. He then enrolled at Southern University Law Center where he graduated Magna Cum Laude and received his Juris Doctorate degree. While a student at Southern University Law Center, Lee was a Junior and Senior Editor of the school’s Law Review. As a member of the Law Review he was published in Southern University’s Law Review Volume 43.2 with an article entitled, “Turn Your Cameras off in the Bedroom: Revenge Porn is now a felony in Louisiana.”
Lee was asked to continue his work on revenge porn where he contributed to the Baton Rouge Bar Association’s magazine, Around the Bar, in September 2016, where he published an article entitled “Vengeance is Mine, but Is it Worth Ten Thousand Dollars or Two Years in Jail? Revenge Porn in Landing Louisianans Behind Bars.” Also, while in law school, Lee worked as a Law Clerk for the 16th Judicial District Attorney’s Office in St. Martin Parish.
Prior to his career as an attorney, Lee was employed by the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office serving the citizens of St. Martin Parish in many different capacities as a Patrolman, Narcotics Agent, and a Reserve Deputy Sergeant. During his tenure as a Deputy Sheriff he was awarded with letters of commendation, Deputy of the Quarter in 2011, and Law Enforcement Officer of the Year in 2011, by the Arnaudville Veterans of Foreign Affairs.
Lee is admitted to practice in the State of Louisiana and all Louisiana District Courts. He practices in a wide range of areas including: family law, criminal law, personal injury, real estate, successions, and estate planning. He is a parishioner at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Breaux Bridge. He is married to Tonia Durio of Breaux Bridge and has two boys, Cole and Hudson, along with one daugher, Hadlee, His interests include fishing, boating, UL football, and spending time with his family.
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