Kenneth C. Bordes, Esq. is an accomplished attorney licensed in Louisiana and New York. His full-service law firm focuses primarily on clients with civil rights issues, labor/workplace issues, clients injured in accidents, and entertainment law. Mr. Bordes also does a significant amount of criminal and civil pro bono work in the local community and actively serves on the Civil Pro Bono Counsel, a pilot program formed by the New Orleans Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and approved by the Federal Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.
He co-hosts an hour long radio show, Overruled Radio, on 102.3 FM (whivfm.org) every other Wednesday focusing on emerging legal trends affecting civil rights and social justice.
Other professional activities include the New Orleans A.P. Tureaud Inn of Court, the Federal Bar Association, the Louisiana State Bar Association, Louisiana Association for Justice, American Association for Justice, the New York State Bar Association, the New York City Bar, and the American Bar Association.
Mr. Bordes attended Loyola University College of Law and obtained a Juris Doctor in Civil Law (Louisiana) with a Certificate in Common Law. While attending law school, he also worked as an intern at the Louisiana Court of Appeal, Fourth Circuit and at the Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office. In law school he was appointed Managing Editor of Loyola’s Journal of Public Interest Law, selected to Moot Court Staff, selected to Trial Advocacy Staff, and received the College of Law Skills and Experiential Learning Award and the Civil Procedure Law Excellence Award. Mr. Bordes also earned a Certificate in International Legal Studies, having lived and studied at Lomonosov Moscow State University in Moscow, Russia, Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest, Hungary, and University of Rio de Janeiro Faculty of Law in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Mr. Bordes was born in Louisiana and attended Jesuit High School in New Orleans. He then attended The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. and obtained an undergraduate degree in drama/theatre with a minor in philosophy. Prior to his legal career, Kenny’s career in the entertainment industry began in 2005 and continues today. He served as the President and co-founder of New Orleans Film and Entertainment Group (NOLA Films) where he helped develop production studios and provided numerous services to productions in Louisiana. He has lived, worked, and performed in many regions, including, New York, Washington D.C./Baltimore, Los Angeles, Las Vegas.