About Rebecca A. Gilson
Rebecca A. Gilson was born in Virginia and raised in Louisiana since the age of three. Raised in the New Orleans area, she attended Archbishop Blenk High School. She graduated with honors from Southeastern Louisiana University with Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications with a concentration in written journalism, and an Associate’s Degree in Biology. She won first place award for her written journalism, had numerous articles published in the campus news letter, and had published an article in Hammond’s Daily Star newspaper. Rebecca was also a member of the Southeastern Louisiana debate team and won first place in a tournament held in California.
Rebecca attended Loyola University College of Law in New Orleans where she earned her Juris Doctorate degree in 2006. While at Loyola she volunteered in the Family Law Clinic, edited the Law Clinic newsletter, and was published in the Law Clinic newsletter. Her contribution to community efforts included counseling members of the community and assisting with a disaster relief center in Houston, Texas after Hurricane Katrina. After Hurricane Katrina, Rebecca moved to Hammond in 2005, where she has made her home.
Rebecca practiced law in the New Orleans area for 13 years before joining Seale & Ross, PLC in February 2020. Rebecca assisted clients with family law matters, successions, wills, custody, child support, spousal support, appeals, and all other areas of domestic law practice. Rebecca is a member of the Jefferson Parish Bar Association. She serves her professional community as a board member of the New Orleans Family Justice Center and her social community as a board member of the Italian Festival.