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Michael L. Barras

Licensed for 9 years

Attorney in New Iberia, LA

Practice Area: Maritime Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Negligence 48 more areas of practice + 48 more

Awards
AV Preeminent
Awards
AV Preeminent

Client Reviews

  • 4.8/5.0 5 reviews
  • 100% client recommended 5 recommendations
  • Communication

    4.6/5.0
  • Responsiveness

    5.0/5.0
  • Quality of Service

    4.8/5.0
  • Value for Money

    4.8/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 by a Private Individual on 07/03/15

    Mr. Barras provided me with solid legal advice about a contract breach situation. He knows the law, but will also advise you with your particular circumstances and goals... Read more

    Mr. Barras provided me with solid legal advice about a contract breach situation. He knows the law, but will also advise you with your particular circumstances and goals in mind. I highly recommend Michael to those looking for an attorney they can trust.

    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
    • Quality of Service

      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Private Individual on 07/03/15

    Mr. Barras provided me with solid legal advice about a contract breach situation. He knows the law, but will also advise you with your particular circumstances and goals... Read more

    Mr. Barras provided me with solid legal advice about a contract breach situation. He knows the law, but will also advise you with your particular circumstances and goals in mind. I highly recommend Michael to those looking for an attorney they can trust.

    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
    • Quality of Service

      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Private Individual on 12/07/12

    kept me informed as to what was going on put things into terms i could understand Read more

    kept me informed as to what was going on put things into terms i could understand

    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Responsiveness

      5.0/5.0
    • Quality of Service

      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Small Business on 03/15/11

    Michael is an exceptional litigator and has effectively handled our court battle to a favorable outcome. I would recommend Michael for any area of business or contract la... Read more

    Michael is an exceptional litigator and has effectively handled our court battle to a favorable outcome. I would recommend Michael for any area of business or contract law. Michael will brief clients of all possible outcomes and make recommendations so clients can be aware of possible costs and expected returns for their legal fee investment.

    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • 4.0/5.0 by a Private Individual on 09/15/10

    good lawyer he may need to communicate more with clients to inform whats going on with suit but other than being hard to reach hes a great lawyer Read more

    good lawyer he may need to communicate more with clients to inform whats going on with suit but other than being hard to reach hes a great lawyer

    • Communication

      3.0/5.0
    • Responsiveness

      5.0/5.0
    • Quality of Service

      4.0/5.0
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Peer Reviews

  • 4.2/5.0 29 reviews
  • AV Preeminent
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.2/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.2/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.3/5.0
  • Communication

    4.3/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.0/5.0
  • 2.8/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 07/15/14 in Criminal Law

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    • Legal Knowledge

      2.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      3.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      3.0/5.0
    • Communication

      3.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Of Counsel on 07/15/14 in General Practice

    He's a great lawyer. Read more

    He's a great lawyer.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
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  • 4.4/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 07/15/14 in Litigation

    Very good young attorney with highest ethical and moral standing. Read more

    Very good young attorney with highest ethical and moral standing.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      4.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      4.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 07/07/14 in Family Law

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    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
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  • 3.6/5.0 by a Partner on 07/03/14 in General Practice

    Mike is an up and coming attorney. I have not had any cases with him so it is little difficult to judge other thanAssumptions based on his years of practice. Read more

    Mike is an up and coming attorney. I have not had any cases with him so it is little difficult to judge other thanAssumptions based on his years of practice.

    • Legal Knowledge

      3.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      3.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      4.0/5.0
    • Communication

      4.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Member on 07/03/14 in Criminal Law

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    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 07/01/14 in Personal Injury

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    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 06/30/14 in Criminal Prosecution

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    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 06/30/14 in Real Estate

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    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 06/30/14 in Personal Injury

    I have known and worked with Mr. Barras for a number years and he is worthy of an AV rating. If any other information is needed on him, please feel free to contact me. Read more

    I have known and worked with Mr. Barras for a number years and he is worthy of an AV rating. If any other information is needed on him, please feel free to contact me.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

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Credentials

Position
Director
Admission Details
Admitted in 2007, Louisiana and U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana
Law School Attended
Southern University Law Center
Class of 2006
J.D.
University Attended
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Class of 2002
B.S.

University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Class of 2003
M.B.A.

Areas of Law

  • Maritime Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Negligence
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Trucking Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Contract Disputes
  • Breach of Contract
  • Criminal Law
  • Labor and Employment Law
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Workers Compensation
  • Federal Workers Compensation
  • Civil Rights
  • Civil Liberties
  • Disabled Rights
  • Discrimination
  • Human Rights
  • Race Discrimination
  • Sex Discrimination
  • Accidents
  • Animal Attacks
  • Aquatic Injuries
  • Automobile Accidents and Injuries
  • Automobile Negligence
  • Boating Accidents
  • Bodily Injury
  • Brain Injury
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Commercial Vehicle Liability
  • Cumulative Trauma
  • Dog Bites
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries
  • Head Injury
  • Pedestrian Injuries
  • Plaintiffs Personal Injury
  • Severe Burns
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Slip and Fall
  • School Bus Accidents
  • Spinal Injury
  • TMJ Dysfunction
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Transfusion Associated AIDS
  • Third Party Wrongful Death
  • Social Security Disability
  • Social Security Disability Insurance

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