Attorneys And Staff

For 25 years, the attorneys and staff at Kottemann Law Firm, have built a solid reputation in the area of collections in Greater New Orleans and the Southeast.

Meet Our Staff...

Stanley C. Kottemann, Jr.

Stanley C. Kottemann, Jr.,
Attorney

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Born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana, Stanley C. Kottemann, Jr., received a Business Degree from Louisiana State University, his Juris Doctorate Degree from Tulane University School of Law and his Masters Degree in Business Administration from the University of New Orleans. He served as Assistant District Attorney for the Parish of Orleans then opened his own practice in collection law. Mr. Kottemann has practiced commercial, consumer and traffic law for over 20 years now and is a member of the following:

  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Texas State Bar Association
  • Jefferson Parish Bar Association
  • American Collector Association, Member Attorney Program
  • Jefferson Chamber of Commerce, Louisiana

Kenneth H. Zezulka

Kenneth H. Zezulka
Attorney of Counsel

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Native of Detroit, Michigan, Kenneth H. Zezulka received a Business Degree from the University of Michigan and Masters Degree in Business Administration from Michigan State University. He served active duty in the U.S. Navy as a Submarine Officer. After active duty, Mr. Zezulka earned a Juris Doctorate Degree from Wake Forest University. Mr. Zezulka has practiced commercial and consumer collection law for over 25 years and is a member of the following:

  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Georgia State Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • Tennessee State Bar Association
  • North Carolina State Bar Association
  • Jefferson Parish Bar Association
  • American Collector Association, Member Attorney Program
  • Jefferson Chamber of Commerce, Louisiana

Joanna Hotard

Joanna H. Hotard,
Litigations Manager, Notary

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Joanna H. Hotard has over 10 years of legal collection experience. Ms. Hotard has been with our law firm since 2003. As a legal collection professional, she coordinates all petition/lawsuit filings and has overall responsibility for all steps in the collection process including the management of our collections and administrative staff. In addition she provides all notarial services for the office and public.


Robert T. Morgan

Robert T. Morgan,
Sales Manager

Robert (Bob) joined the Kottemann Law Firm as our Sales Manager in December 2017. He has been in the Collection Industry for over 30 years starting at Interstate Collection Bureau, Inc. in 1985. He has worked in all capacities, including debt collection, accounting, payroll, sales and client services, and served as General Manager for 14 years. His background will help to develop new clients and provide excellent service to existing clients.