Lawyer opts for Greater Uptown 3BD

Douglas V. Getten acquired a three-bedroom, two-bath home at 6138 Valley Forge Drive in Greater Uptown from Nancy and Robert Zimmerman on Dec. 6.

The 2,513-square-foot house was built in 1959 and is valued at $625,601.

Mr. Getten is a lawyer at Vinson & Elkins, LLP and is a member of the firm's capital markets practice group. He focuses his practice on corporate finance and securities law.

He earned his B.A. from the University of the South and his J.D. from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center of Louisiana State University in 2006.

According to, there have been 720 home sales in Greater Uptown during the last 12 months.

Address: 6138 Valley Forge Drive
Buyer(s): Douglas V Getten
Seller(s): Nancy Zimmerman (and others) and Robert Zimmerman (and others)
Sale date: Dec. 6, 2010