David Ogwyn,View Biography
Attorney David Ogwyn is no stranger to the pursuit of excellence in his chosen field. A graduate of LSU Law School, he finished in the top 15% of his class. While there he participated in and won the prestigious Ira S. Flory Mock Trial Competition. Upon completion of his law degree, David accepted an offer from David M. Ellison, Jr. at Ellison & Ellison. Within three years, he made partner and the firm became Ellison, Ellison & Ogwyn. He considers his time spent working with and learning from David Ellison to have been an invaluable career opportunity. Building on that experience, David founded the Ogwyn Law Firm. Now in its twelfth year, the firm has established a reputation for its commitment to excellence in providing superior and customized legal services to its clients. David’s clients value his tireless dedication and loyalty. He places great importance in the relationships he builds and maintains with them, working to serve as their personal attorney and protect their interests in every respect.
David takes an active civic role in legal, business, and education concerns, holding membership in the American Bar Association, Louisiana State Bar Association, Baton Rouge Bar Association, and the Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy. He serves on the Volunteer Committee of the Baton Rouge Bar Association and is a participant in the Solo/Small Firm Group of the American Bar Association. In addition, David has been appointed by the Louisiana Supreme Court to serve on occasion as Judge Pro Tem for the Port Allen City Court. David has served on the Board of Directors for the West Baton Rouge Chamber of Commerce since 2008 in a number of leadership capacities, including Secretary, Treasurer, and Chairman of the Board. In these roles, David works with business and political leaders to promote the economic development of the region while at the same time preserving the quality of life of the Parish. He also volunteers in the local public schools’ reading programs and serves on the Board of Directors for the West Baton Rouge Foundation for Academic Excellence which provides grants to local teachers in the public school system to enhance the learning opportunities and experience of the students.
Though born in Corpus Christi, Texas and relocated to Louisiana as a teenager, David’s "Bayou State" roots have always run deep. His father’s family hails from a small town just outside of Minden. It’s a place David still enjoys escaping to and considers home, taking time out from his busy workload to hunt and explore the same north Louisiana woods he roamed as a child. It’s a pastime his father shared with him and one he now shares with his own two boys.