Michael A. Patterson

Michael A. Patterson: Attorney with Long Law Firm, L.L.P. AV stamp icon
  • Of Counsel at Long Law Firm, L.L.P. (15 Attorneys)
  • 1800 City Farm Drive, Building 6, Baton Rouge, LA 70806
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  • A founding partner of the firm, Mr. Patterson is the senior litigation partner with over 30 years trial experience.
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Adjunct Professor of Law, Louisiana State University Law Center. Author and Seminars: Woodard et al., Louisiana Trial Procedure, Chapter 8, Hearsay, ยง8-1 through 8-17 - Eye of Evidence (monthly column dealing with current issues of trial evidence) - LSBA, Multi-Topic Seminar, Through the Looking Glass, The Keys to the Daubert Gate, 1997 - LSBA, Evidence and Procedure Seminar, The Illusionists: Courtroom Magic -Presumptions to Post-Trial, 1998 - ATLA Annual Convention, Attorney/Client Sex: The Final Boundary Action - video and interactive program presented with Edward J. Walters, July 1999 - BRBA 1999 Evidence Update - Baton Rouge Bar Association, Bench Bar Conference, Ethical Standards of the Advocate in a Mediation: Are There Any?, 2001 - LTLA, Spring Break CLE, Negotiating and Mediating Troubled Business Transactions, March 2002 - Baton Rouge Bar Association, Bench Bar Conference, Surviving the Deposition Minefield, 2002 - LSBA, 18 Summer School for Lawyers, She can't do that... or can she? A Video Expose' of Ethical Enigmas in the Courtroom, presented with Edward J. Walters, Jr., June 2002 - LSBA, 20th Annual Summer School for Lawyers, Mr. Gambini, that is a lucid, intelligent, well-thought out hearsay objection... "OVERRULED!" - Why Can't I Get These Hearsay Objections Right?: An Interactive Video Explanation, presented with Edward J. Walters, Jr., and Scott Fruge, June 2004 - Baton Rouge Bar Association, Bench Bar Conference, Compete for Top Gun Evidence Competition, presented with Scott Fruge', Frank Holthaus, and Edward J. Walters, Jr., April 2006 - LSBA, 22nd Annual Summer School for Lawyers, What's with THAT Character?: Demystifying Character and Habit Evidence - The Reality Show, presented with Scott Fruge', Frank Holthaus, and Edward J. Walters, Jr., June 2006 - LSBA 24th Annual Summer School for Lawyers, The Privilege is All Yours: The Exercise, Defense, and Waiver of Testimonial Privileges in State and Federal Court, June 2008 - LSBA, New York Multi Topic Seminar, The Intersection of Ethics and Malpractice, presented with Christine Lipsey, November 2009 - LSBA, New York Multi Topic Seminar, "That's ridiculous. We're leaving." - Tested Techniques for Achieving Maximum Success in Mediation, presented with Ed Walters, November 2011.

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Business Law
  • Professional Liability
  • Arbitration
  • Mediation
  • Construction Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(225) 922-5110  Phone
(225) 922-5105  Fax
University Attended:
Louisiana State University, B.A., 1968
Law School Attended:
Louisiana State University, J.D., 1971; Pepperdine University, LLM, 2008
Year of First Admission:
1971, Louisiana; 1972, District of Columbia; 1989, U.S. Supreme Court.; 1971, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth
Louisiana State (President, 2010-2011), House of Delegates, 1978-1982; Chairman, Committee on Bar Admissions, 1997-2000; Board of Governors, 1987-1989; Chairman, Section on the Bench and Bar, 1993-1994; Chairman, Bar Governance Committee, 1997-1999; President's Award, 1999; Chair, Senior Lawyers Division 2012-2013 and Baton Rouge (President, 1984-1985); Chairman, Prepaid Legal Services Committee, 1977-1978; Member, Board of Directors, Lawyer Referral Service, 1976; Lawyer of the Year, 1989; Chairman, Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee, 1989-1991); Louisiana Bar Foundation (Board of Directors, 1997-2000; IOLTA Grants Committee, 1992-2009; Chairman, 1997, IOLTA Administrative Committee; Baton Rouge Bar Foundation (Chairman, Board of Trustees, 1990-1992); The American Association for Justice; Louisiana Association for Justice; American Inns of Court.
Payment Information:
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

5.0/5.0 (2 reviews)
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