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Craig Morrow

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Firm Name
Morrow, Morrow, Ryan, Bassett & Hai
Address
324 W. Landry Street
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Opelousas, LA 70570

Website
http://www.mmrblawoffice.com
Areas of Practice
Products Liability
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324 West Landry Street, Opelousas, LA, USA
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30.5338213
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-92.08578820000002
Bio
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Attorney P. Craig Morrow, Jr., is a senior partner with the Morrow, Morrow, Ryan, Bassett & Haik law firm located in Opelousas, Louisiana. Serving clients throughout Louisiana, including St. Landry Parish, Lafayette Parish, New Iberia Parish and the surrounding areas, Mr. Morrow focuses his practice on helping those who suffered an injury or lost a loved one in a workplace accident or as the result of someone else's negligence or wrongdoing.

A top-rated trial attorney, Mr. Morrow has achieved notable success since he began practicing law in 1994. During that time, he has helped hundreds of clients obtain the full amount of compensation they deserve for their serious personal injury and wrongful death claims involving maritime, aviation and industrial accidents, auto accidents, defective products, medical malpractice, municipal liability, traumatic brain injuries, and other preventable tragedies. He also has extensive experience handling class action litigation involving a wide range of disputes.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Morrow has recovered millions of dollars in settlements and awards for his clients, earning membership in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Widely regarded as a leader in his field, he has conducted numerous lectures and seminars across the region and has appeared on several televised news programs, offering in-depth legal commentary on a variety of legal topics. He has also authored the monthly President's column for the Louisiana Advocates magazine published by the Louisiana Association for Justice (formerly the Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association).

A 1991 graduate of Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, Mr. Morrow obtained his Juris Doctor from Southern University Law Center in 1994. He is licensed to practice in Louisiana as well as admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Western, Eastern and Middle Districts of Louisiana, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit, and the Louisiana Supreme Court.

Highly active in the legal community, Mr. Morrow is a member of many local, state and national professional legal organizations. He was the 2015-16 President of the Louisiana Association for Justice. He also founded the Trial Lawyers for Warriors (TL4W) organization and is commonly referred to as the “Legal SEAL.” Mr. Morrow has earned numerous awards and honors for his professionalism and service, including a Top 10 Attorney Award in Louisiana from the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys as well as a Top 100 Trial Lawyers designation from The National Trial Lawyers. Mr. Morrow has further been consistently ranked in the Top 1% of Trial Lawyers in America by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel (NADC).

Practice Summary
Practice Overview

Practice Areas:

Maritime Personal Injury
Auto Accidents
Traumatic Brain Injury
Products Liability
Aviation Accidents
Industrial Accidents
Municipal Liability
Medical Malpractice
Class Action Litigation

Awards & Honors

Selected for inclusion in Louisiana Super Lawyers, 2012-present
Finalist, Trial Lawyers Care Award, American Association for Justice, 2016
Inducted into Hall of Fame, Southern University Law School, 2015
Lifetime Charter Member, Best Attorneys of America, 2015
National Association of Distinguished Counsel, 2015
Top 10 Attorney Award in Louisiana, National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, 2014
Lifetime Achievement Member, America’s Top 100 Attorneys
National Trial Lawyers Association, Top 100 Trial Lawyers, 2012-2014
Acadiana Profile Magazine list of Top Lawyers in Acadiana, Admiralty Law, 2015
Acadiana Profile Magazine list of Top Lawyers in Louisiana, Maritime Law, 2014
Acadiana Profile Magazine list of Top Lawyers in Louisiana, Transportation/Maritime Law, 2012-2013
Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Lifetime Member, National Registry of Who's Who
Member, Lexington Who’s Who

Media/Press

Television interview regarding B.P. Oil Spill, Louisiana Public Broadcasting (LPB)
Television interview regarding B.P. Oil Spill, PBS

Publications

Author, monthly column for Louisiana Advocates, official publication of the Louisiana Association for Justice

Memberships

President, Louisiana Association for Justice
City Attorney, Port Barre and Krotz Springs
Board of Directors, Louisiana Association for Justice, 2008-2013
Member, Executive Committee, Louisiana Association for Justice, 2013-present
Chair, Louisiana Association for Justice, Auto Torts Section, 2008-2009
Brain Injury Association of America
North American Brain Injury Society
Support for Lawyers/Legal Personnel-All Concern Encourage (SOLACE)
St. Landry Parish Bar Association
Lafayette Parish Bar Association
Louisiana State Bar Association
American Bar Association
Louisiana Association for Justice
American Association for Justice
Louisiana City Attorneys Association
Federal Bar Association
American Bar Association Advisory Panel
Member, Louisiana Association for Justice Executive Committee
Founder and Past Chair, Products Liability Section, Louisiana Association for Justice
Dad’s Club, Academy of Sacred Heart Schools
Delta Water Fowl committee
Volunteer Reserve Police Officer, Port Barre, Louisiana
Fellow, Louisiana Bar Foundation

Admissions

Louisiana Supreme Court
United States District Court, Western, Eastern, and Middle Districts of Louisiana
U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit

Education

Southern University
J.D., 1994

Louisiana State University
B.S., Criminal Justice, 1991