American Bar Association; American Red Cross Louisiana Board of Directors (President 2009-11); Garden District Security District; Garden District Association (President 2012-14); Louisiana State Bar Association (Chairman, Mineral Law Section, 1991); Louisiana Bar Foundation; New Orleans Bar Association; Louisiana Bankers Association (Bank Counsel Committee, 1996-98) (Security Device Task Force 1989-93); Louisiana Law Institute Committee on Revision of Sales and Committee on Revision of Compromise and Accord. Personal: Frank A. Tessier is a founding member of Carver, Darden, et al., practicing real estate, banking, corporate and oil and gas law. Banking and Finance: Represents lenders and borrowers in commercial, construction, bond and equipment financing, and debt enforcement.
Preparation of organizational documents for corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies and related acquisitions, and acquisitions of real estate brokerage companies, franchising and compliance with LREC. Real Estate: Representation in sales and exchanges of developed and undeveloped real estate, leases, residential subdivisions and development of building restrictions. Oil and Gas: Representation of land owners in oil and gas leases, pipeline rights of way, surface and subsurface leases for oil equipment, and salt water injection leases. Licensed title insurance agent for First American Title Insurance Company and Fidelity Title Insurance Company.