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JJ Fletcher Joins Executive Staff At One Of The Top Louisiana Treatment Centers

Townsend, one of the premier Louisiana treatment centers, has promoted JJ Fletcher to Executive Vice President and General Counsel.

New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) – November 14, 2013

Townsend, one of the top Louisiana treatment centers for addiction, has promoted a new member to their executive staff. JJ Fletcher will be joining the Townsend executive staff as the organization’s Executive Vice President and General Counsel.

Fletcher will be responsible for the daily management of the organization, including each of its six facilities located in Baton Rouge, Covington, Houma, Lafayette, Metairie, and New Orleans. He will also oversee Townsend’s legal and compliance matters.

“All of us here at Townsend are confident that JJ will continue to prove himself to be an invaluable asset and passionate advocate for our mission,” said Michael Handley, CEO of Townsend. “He brings an impressive mixture of education and experience to our team, in terms of both the practice of law and addiction treatment management. We consider ourselves lucky to be able to rely on his expertise.”

Fletcher received his undergraduate degree in Organizational Management from Wiley College, a private liberal arts college located in Marshall, TX. Afterwards, he attended Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, where he graduated magna cum laude. Before accepting his position at Townsend, he worked for the law firms of Liskow & Lewis and Fisher & Phillips. As a lawyer, he practiced in the areas of employment law, business law, and commercial litigation.

Fletcher also has experience as the operations manager for an addiction treatment facility. In his free time, he enjoys hunting, fishing, and sports. He and his family reside in Lafayette, LA.

For more information about Townsend’s Louisiana treatment centers or their philosophy of addiction treatment, interested parties are encouraged to call 504-897-5144 or visit their website at

About Townsend

Townsend’s Louisiana treatment centers treat addiction as a single disease. They help patients find ways of coping with their symptoms through active engagement in successful programming for lifetime recovery. In addition to their New Orleans location, they also have treatment centers in Houma, Baton Rouge, Covington, Lafayette, and Metairie.


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