Samuel A. "Sam" Bacot is a member in the firm's Baton Rouge office. He focuses on the representation of real estate interests. He practices in the areas of commercial real estate, related land use and zoning law, commercial and multi-family leasing, real estate litigation, corporate and business law. Sam is active in all areas of real estate acquisitions and has special experience in property assemblages, resubdivision and site plan approval.
Sam has been an instructor on real estate and contract law at over forty seminars statewide. He taught business law at Louisiana State University from 1979 to 1982 and was a certified instructor for the Louisiana Real Estate Licensing Board at Louisiana State University. He is the author of a monthly item in the "Baton Rouge Realtor" magazine featuring new laws and educational and informative articles regarding the real estate industry in Louisiana.
He has served on the Unified Development Code Revision Committee and was vice chairman in 1996. Other leadership and active positions he has held include Mixed-Use Zoning Ordinance Committee, chairman, 1997; Committee on Planned Unit Development, member, 1997-98 and the Zoning Advisory Committee 1996-present.
A licensed Louisiana title insurance agent for all major title insurance companies, Sam issues title insurance policies to owners, lenders, purchasers and lessees of property in Louisiana.