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For over twenty years I have had the privilege of providing quality legal representation to individuals and businesses in Louisiana and California, as well as clients from other jurisdictions requiring representation in those states. I have written and conducted seminars on several legal issues. For more information, please refer to the classes/seminars listed below.

My range of experience includes debtor-creditor law, bankruptcy, family law and commercial matters, including litigation and business formation. I began my practice at a large firm in New Orleans, and I became a partner with one of that city's most respected bankruptcy and litigation firms. After becoming a member of the California bar, I was the manager of the Los Angeles office of a highly rated San Francisco firm. My wife and I decided to return to New Orleans, and I opened my office in New Orleans' Central Business District in 1996. 

I have represented clients in state and federal courts in many jurisdictions, and I had the opportunity to represent clients before the Iran-U.S. Claims Tribunal at The Hague. The major portion of my practice is now devoted to providing quality representation with "big firm" experience to individual clients who, in many case, would be unable to obtain that representation.


Practice areas


  1. Business: 35%
    21 years, 100 cases
  2. Family: 35%
    16 years, 100 cases
  3. Bankruptcy: 30%
    21 years, 100 cases


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Attorney at Law

830 Union St Ste 301
New Orleans, LA, 70112-1417


LAEligible to practice law198001/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Moot Court Honors; Moot Court BoardLSU Law Center1980
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerLaw Offices of Michael Allday1994 - Present
Of CounselWalsh Donovan Lindh & Keech, LLP1992 - 1994
PartnerBronfin, Heller, Steinberg & Berins1986 - 1992
CounselTidewater, Inc.1983 - 1986
AttorneyAdams & Reese1980 - 1983
Association namePosition nameDuration
New Orleans Bar Lawyer Referral PanelMember2008 - Present
New Orleans Ballet AssociationBoard Member2003 - Present
New Orleans Film FestivalBoard Member and President1999 - 2007
New Orleans Bar AssociationMember1998 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1988 - Present
Louisiana State BarMember1980 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Growe vs. Daniel David GraySuccessful. Case was dismissed and partial payments were made through Ch. 13 Plan.
Goodman vs MedtrackerWon a judgment in excess of $125,000.
Glenn vs. Flagstar BankObtained and injunction halting sale pending negotiaions for modification.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1980
Northwestern State University of LouisianaN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1974
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
CLE - Continuing Legal EducationProfessionalism in Entertainment and Sports Specialties2004
CLE - Continuing Legal EducationBankruptcy Issues in Domestic Cases2001
CLE - Continuing Legal EducationPlaintiff Civil RICO Cases1992