John F. “Jack” Robichaux, NTP

John F. “Jack” Robichaux, NTP

Practice Areas


Born: Baton Rouge, Louisiana August 8, 1944
Education: LSU Baton Rouge B.A. Government, 1966, President College of Arts & Sciences, Who’s Who Among Students at Universities and Colleges; B.A. Political Science 1966; LSU Baton Rouge Law Center: J.D. 1969
Admitted to Practice: 1969
Bar Admissions & Activities: Louisiana State Bar Association, American Bar Association and Southwest Louisiana Bar Association. Admitted to practice before the Courts of the State of Louisiana, the United States Supreme Court, and the United States District Courts for the Middle and Western District of Louisiana.
Member of the House of Delegates and former member of the Board of Governors (3 terms) and the Nominating Committee of the Louisiana State Bar Association.
Real Estate Affiliations:Member of the American Land Title Association , Member of Governmental Affairs Committee for America Land Title Association, State Trustee of TiPac (Political Action Committee of ALTA) and member of the Executive Committee of the Agents and Abstractors Section of Alta, member of the Board of Directors and Past President of Louisiana Land Title Association, Chairman of TitlePac (Political Action Committee of LLTA), National Title Professional (NTP)
(A.V. peer rating) Martindale Hubble Legal Directory.

Professional Experience

As lead counsel for the real estate practice group, he is regularly called upon to represent clients in the following types of transactions:

  • Real estate acquisitions and sales
  • Acquisition and financing of oil and gas properties
  • Real estate financing representing lenders and borrowers
  • Residential title transactions, with emphasis on representing national relocation companies

Representative Matters

REAL ESTATE ACQUISITIONS AND SALES

Represented NYSE Company in real estate aspects of acquisition of $89,000,000.00 Plant Site in Southeast Louisiana
Represented NYSE Company in multi-million dollar transactions in both acquisition and sales of plant sites in Lake Charles Petro-Chemical Complex
Represented NYSE Company in real estate aspects of multi-million dollar re-financing of plant site in Lake Charles Petro-Chemical Complex
Represented National Banks and Borrowers in real estate aspects of acquisition and financing of shopping centers, national brand restaurants, hospitals and allied health care facilities, nursing homes and assisted living facilities, industrial sites and related port facilities
Represented fortune 500 Company in leasing and constructing airport facilities for the retrofitting of aircraft for the United States Air Force
Represented principals in the acquisition and financing of 65,000 acre tract in River Parishes of South East Louisiana
Represented Pinnacle Entertainment in acquisition of $350,000,000.00 resort complex site in Lake Charles, Louisiana
Represented NYSE Company in real estate collateralization and issuance of title insurance in $750,000.00 financing

ACQUISITION AND FINANCING OF OIL AND GAS PROPERTIES

Represented principals in acquisition of 12,500 acre oil and gas property in southwest Louisiana
Represented owner in the financing of 25,000 acre oil and gas property in southwest Louisiana
Represents independent operators in preparation of leasehold, drill-site and division order title opinions

REAL ESTATE FINANCING REPRESENTING LENDERS AND BORROWERS

Represents national banks on real estate title and title insurance aspects of multi-site, multi-state transactions
Represents National Banks and Borrowers on secured transactions involving the acquisition and financing of commercial and industrial properties

RESIDENTIAL TITLE TRANSACTIONS

Represents national relocation companies in the transfer of residential properties
Represents individuals in the acquisition and financing of residential properties with local and national mortgage companies and mortgage departments of national and state chartered banks
Represented principals of realtor group in acquisition of competing firm to form largest real estate agency in southwest Louisiana
Represents developers and home builders of residential subdivisions, condominiums, apartment complexes
Jointly represented owner/developer of golf course resort with multiple community neighborhoods

CONSERVATION

Represented developer in acquiring multiple sites for wetland mitigation banks
Represents landowners in wetland delineations

CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION

Continuing Legal Education speaker at numerous real estate seminars

Contact:

John F. “Jack” Robichaux
Attorney at Law
Robichaux, Mize, Wadsack & Richardson, L.L.C
Ironclad Title, LLC
Phone: 337-433-0234
Fax: 337-433-1274
jfr@rmwlegal.com