J. Kevin McNary

J. Kevin McNary

Mr. J. Kevin McNary earned his B.A. degree from Cornell University in 1975, graduating cum laude, and obtained his J.D. degree from Tulane University School of Law in 1978. After serving as an Assistant District Attorney in both Orleans and St. Tammany Parishes, Mr. McNary established a private practice focusing on criminal defense and trial advocacy, and has been so engaged for the last 34 years. He is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association. Mr. McNary and his wife, Dr. Mary Beilman, reside in Covington, Louisiana.

Areas of Practice:

  • Criminal Law and Criminal Trial Practice
  • Appellate Advocacy

Litigation Percentage:

  • 100% of practice devoted to Criminal Trial and Appellate Advocacy

Bar Admissions:

  • Louisiana State Bar, 1978
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana, 1981
  • United States Court of Appeal for the 5th Circuit, 1982


  • Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, B.A., cum laude, 1975
  • Tulane University School of Law, J.D., 1978

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers