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Michael S. Finkelstein

Insurance Attorney at New Orleans, LA

5.0   2 reviews
  • State Years
    Texas - TX 8 years
    Louisiana - LA 10 years
  • Licensed for 8 years
    State TX
    Acquired 2015
    Eligible to Practice in Texas No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 10 years
    State LA
    Acquired 2014
    Eligible to Practice Law No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Michael

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Alvendia, Kelly & Demarest, LLC
909 Poydras Street, Suite 1625
New Orleans, LA, 70112

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Posted by anonymous | May 21, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Mike was a nice guy who helped solve my legal issue in a genuine professional manner. He was very informative regarding all the aspects of the possible outcomes of my case. I would recommend seeking legal counsel from Mike as in he would help solve your issue to the best of his ability.
Posted by Adrian | May 10, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
My lawyer helped me tremendously. His follow-up's work great and his communication was super. He will be the first our recommend.


  • Free Consultation 60 minutes
  • Contingency 35%-50%


AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Alvendia, Kelly & Demarest, LLC
  • 2023 - Present
  • Partner
  • Sternberg, Naccari & White, LLC
  • 2017 - 2023
  • Associate
  • Didriksen, Saucier, Woods & Pichon, APLC
  • 2016 - 2017
  • Associate
  • Wolfe, Begoun & Pick, LLC
  • 2014 - 2016
  • Extern
  • U.S. Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Louisiana
  • 2013 - 2013
  • Law Clerk
  • Usry, Weeks & Matthews, APLC
  • 2012 - 2014
  • Law Clerk
  • Hon. Lee H. Rosenthal, Southern District of Texas, Houston Division
  • 2011 - 2012
  • Student Worker
  • Louisiana Attorney General's Office
  • 2008 - 2010
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  • Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2013
  • Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2010


  • State Bar of Texas
  • Member
  • 2015 - Present
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • New Orleans Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • Louisiana Association for Justice
  • Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • American Association for Justice
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Hebrew

Honors and Awards

  • Ones to Watch - Law
  • New Orleans City Business
  • 2017
  • Stephen T. Victory Memorial Award
  • LSBA
  • 2016
  • Cohen-Jacobs Emerging Leader Award
  • Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans
  • 2016

Speaking Engagements

  • Partnership Together initiative
  • Adam, Eve, and the Creation of Tort Law: A Comparison of American and Israeli Products Liability Laws
  • 2016

Attorney endorsements

Received (7)
Given (9)
Endorse Michael
Unknown Attorney | Aug 04
Relationship: Friend
"Michael is an excellent attorney. He is passionate about helping clients and has a profound knowledge of the law. Michael has all of the qualities you look for in a good litigator."
Admiralty and maritime Attorney | Jul 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Michael is a hardworking, passionate, and trustworthy attorney. I endorse attorney Michael Finkelstein."
Internet Attorney | Jul 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Michael is a smart young lawyer who's doing everything he can do learn about the growing area of data breaches and internet security. He has a true passion for the issues involved in those types of cases, and that makes him an involved and effective counselor. If and when I run into technology or internet security issues, Michael will be the first person I contact."
Admiralty and maritime Attorney | May 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Michael has proven to be a very competent and trustworthy attorney in the community. He fights hard for the interests of his clients and is knowledgeable on the law. I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | May 21
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Michael works hard, and he is always prepared. Most importantly, he is someone you can trust. His drive and his passion for helping others is undeniable. He has been an inspiration to me and to others within our profession. Therefore, it's with pride that I recommend Michael."
Personal injury Attorney | May 06
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Michael is smart, passionate, and aggressive. He is a talented lawyer."
Class action Attorney | Apr 06
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Mike is a young, passionate, highly intelligent lawyer. He has a bright future, and I whole-heartedly recommend and endorse him to any client."
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