Opelousas, LA 70570
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).
Maritime Personal InjuryAuto AccidentsTraumatic Brain InjuryProducts LiabilityAviation AccidentsIndustrial AccidentsMunicipal LiabilityMedical MalpracticeClass Action Litigation
Selected for inclusion in Louisiana Super Lawyers, 2012-presentFinalist, Trial Lawyers Care Award, American Association for Justice, 2016Inducted into Hall of Fame, Southern University Law School, 2015Lifetime Charter Member, Best Attorneys of America, 2015National Association of Distinguished Counsel, 2015Top 10 Attorney Award in Louisiana, National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, 2014Lifetime Achievement Member, America’s Top 100 AttorneysNational Trial Lawyers Association, Top 100 Trial Lawyers, 2012-2014Acadiana Profile Magazine list of Top Lawyers in Acadiana, Admiralty Law, 2015Acadiana Profile Magazine list of Top Lawyers in Louisiana, Maritime Law, 2014Acadiana Profile Magazine list of Top Lawyers in Louisiana, Transportation/Maritime Law, 2012-2013Million Dollar Advocates ForumMulti-Million Dollar Advocates ForumLifetime Member, National Registry of Who's WhoMember, Lexington Who’s Who
Television interview regarding B.P. Oil Spill, Louisiana Public Broadcasting (LPB)Television interview regarding B.P. Oil Spill, PBS
Author, monthly column for Louisiana Advocates, official publication of the Louisiana Association for Justice
President, Louisiana Association for JusticeCity Attorney, Port Barre and Krotz SpringsBoard of Directors, Louisiana Association for Justice, 2008-2013Member, Executive Committee, Louisiana Association for Justice, 2013-presentChair, Louisiana Association for Justice, Auto Torts Section, 2008-2009Brain Injury Association of AmericaNorth American Brain Injury SocietySupport for Lawyers/Legal Personnel-All Concern Encourage (SOLACE)St. Landry Parish Bar AssociationLafayette Parish Bar AssociationLouisiana State Bar AssociationAmerican Bar AssociationLouisiana Association for JusticeAmerican Association for JusticeLouisiana City Attorneys AssociationFederal Bar AssociationAmerican Bar Association Advisory PanelMember, Louisiana Association for Justice Executive CommitteeFounder and Past Chair, Products Liability Section, Louisiana Association for JusticeDad’s Club, Academy of Sacred Heart SchoolsDelta Water Fowl committeeVolunteer Reserve Police Officer, Port Barre, LouisianaFellow, Louisiana Bar Foundation
Louisiana Supreme CourtUnited States District Court, Western, Eastern, and Middle Districts of LouisianaU.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
Southern UniversityJ.D., 1994
Louisiana State UniversityB.S., Criminal Justice, 1991