Bevan W. Sabo
Bevan is a Louisiana native born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He received his bachelor’s degree in Accounting from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. While completing his undergraduate education, Bevan worked for multiple non-profit organizations focused on economic, fiscal, and tax policy. After graduating, he moved back to Louisiana where he oversaw the receipt and inventory of metal plate, pipe, and bar for a global distributor of bulk nickel alloy products. Bevan attended law school at the Louisiana State University’s Paul M. Hebert Law Center, earning his juris doctorate and civil law degree while participating heavily in clinical programs and the trial advocacy program. Bevan competed in multiple national Trial advocacy competitions and, as a third-year law student, was admitted to the Wex Malone Inn of Court in recognition of his superior performance in the National Institute of Trial Advocacy.
Bevan has experience in a wide variety of practice areas spanning civil litigation, regulatory proceedings, and criminal defense. His focus is general commercial defense involving premises liability, auto accidents, and construction. Bevan is admitted to practice before all state and federal courts in the State of Louisiana, as well as the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas.
Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Juris Doctorate/Civil Law Degree – 2014
The George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
Bachelor of Arts, Accounting – 2009
- Louisiana, 2014
- U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana
- U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana
- U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana
- United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
Honors & Certifications
- Wex Malone Inn of Court
- Louisiana State Bar Association
Wrongful Death Case Dismissed Nine Months After Suit
Success in wrongful death occurring in West Baton Rouge Parish. Driver of three-wheeler died in an accident on a private gravel road owned by our Client. A Motion for Summary Judgment was filed concurrent with the Answer. Bevan prevailed on the motion, obtaining a full dismissal for our client, within nine months of being brought into suit.
Slip and Fall with Cervical Surgery Dismissed on MSJ
Obtained dismissal of all claims in a Plaintiff slip and fall on allegedly defective stairs at a mobile home purchased from our client. Bevan filed a Motion for Summary Judgment on the grounds that, regardless of whether the stairs were defective, Plaintiff assumed, and our client disclaimed, any duty to provide stairs. The Court ruled in our favor and the case was dismissed.
Settled Case for Less Than Specials
Pursued cost-effective settlement at mediation for our client when a Plaintiff fell through a floor injuring her knee, which required surgery. At mediation, case was settled for a total amount which was less than Plaintiff’s medical bills alone.
Consortium Claims Dismissed on Prescription
Successfully negotiated a Plaintiff slip on an allegedly dangerous sidewalk after suit filed against the property owner. Husband and adult sons later brought loss of consortium claims. All consortium claims were dismissed via exception of prescription, and case settled for relatively nominal amount.