Nicole Tusa Templet

Nicole Tusa Templet

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Nicole Templet primarily practices family law, which includes divorce, child custody, child support, spousal support, community property, and domestic violence. She represents clients in the Baton Rouge area, as well as its surrounding parishes. Prior to joining the Rowe Law Firm, Nicole was an associate attorney at the Law Offices of Ossie Brown.

She is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association and Baton Rouge Bar Association as well as the Family Law Section.  Prior to obtaining her law license, Nicole interned for Judge Lisa Woodruff-White of the Family Court in East Baton Rouge Parish, giving her insight into the court system early on in her career.

Nicole attended Loyola University New Orleans College of Law on an academic scholarship, where she was selected as a teaching assistant for all first year law students in the Legal Research and Writing course. During her third year of law school, Nicole was admitted to practice as an attorney by special rule of the Louisiana Supreme Court. As a student practitioner, she pursued her passion for family law by successfully representing several clients in both Jefferson and Orleans Parishes. In 2014, she obtained her Juris Doctor and gained admission to the practice of law in all state, parish, and local courts in Louisiana. Nicole received her bachelor’s degree in English Literature with a minor in Political Science from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge in 2011.

Nicole was born and raised in the Greater New Orleans area and graduated from St. Mary’s Dominican High School. Nicole and her husband are parishioners of St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Greenwell Springs, Louisiana. She is also actively involved in the Junior League of Baton Rouge. Nicole is an alumna of the national sorority, Kappa Alpha Theta, as well as a member of the Baton Rouge Alumnae Chapter. She supports her alma mater, LSU, through her membership in LSU’s Alumni Association and Tiger Athletic Foundation.  Nicole has a long history of volunteer work with various organizations including the American Heart Association and the American Cancer Society, both of which she holds dear to her heart. In her leisure time, Nicole enjoys fishing and spending time outdoors, as well as making day-trips to New Orleans to visit her family. 

Areas of Practice

  • 100% Family Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 80% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 2014


  • Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • J.D. - 2014
    • Major: Civil Law
  • Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 2011
    • Major: English Literature
    • Minor: Political Science

Honors and Awards

  • Selected to be a Family Law Student Practitioner in the Stuart H. Smith Law Clinic

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Louisiana State Bar Association, Member, 2014 - Present
  • Baton Rouge Bar Association, Member, 2014 - Present
  • American Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • The Law Offices of Ossie Brown, Associate Attorney, 2014 - 2017

Pro Bono Activities

  • Member, LSU’s Alumni Association
  • Member, Tiger Athletic Foundation
  • Volunteer, American Heart Association
  • Member, American Cancer Society


  • Kappa Alpha Theta
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