Michael Laurence Barras

Michael Laurence Barras

Workers' Compensation Lawyer
New Iberia, LA




No Misconduct



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About Me

I am the Managing Attorney in the law firm of Michael L. Barras, A Professional Law Corporation. I pride myself on honesty, integrity, and vigorous advocacy of my clients' rights. I also pride myself on being as accessible as possible to my clients in today's busy legal climate. My mission in the practice of law is to provide effective legal representation while keeping my clients in the loop...

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Practice Areas

Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Contingent (33%-45%), Fixed (Sometimes), Hourly ($200/hour), Retainer (Sometimes)

Client Reviews

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Posted by: Gil over 2 years ago.

As an attorney he was extremely helpful. He kept me abrupt of all situations and agreements between both sides. I was very pleased with the overall...
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Stephen Rue
Stephen Rue

Kenner, LA

6 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer.
Donovan Jay O'Pry II
Donovan O'Pry

Lafayette, LA

Over 1 year ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer.
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2007 License Status: Eligible to practice law for the state of Louisiana.
Last updated by Avvo: 11/21/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2009 – present

Michael L. Barras, A Professional Law Corporation


Showing 1 of 3 degrees

2006 Juris Doctor (J.D.) in Law

Southern University Law Center


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2014 AV Rated



Showing 1 of 9 association entries

2007- present Member

Louisiana State Bar Association

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Showing 2 of 19 publications

2012 Financially prepare yourself for Divorce

Michael L. Barras, APLC, Blog

2012 Is a DWI crackdown on the horizon?

Michael L. Barras, APLC, Blog

Speaking Engagements

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2013 Workers' Compensation

at Handling the Workers' Compensation Case from Start to Finish

2007 The Practice of Law

at Louisiana Center for Law and Civic Education - Law Day

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