Meet Your Legal Team
Gabe attended the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, where he received his Bachelor of Science, Biology degree with honors, Magna Cum Laude in 2003.
He then graduated from Southern University Law Center with a Juris Doctor, with honors, Magna Cum Laude in 2006.
He is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association and Lafayette Bar Association.
Michael Barras is an experienced counselor and litigator with a diverse array of legal experience.
As a litigator, Michael has handled injury cases his entire career – having represented both plaintiffs and defendants; has first-chair jury trial and bench trial experience; and has achieved favorable outcomes for his clients in injury, commercial, and civil rights actions in Louisiana state and federal courts. Michael’s experience representing insurance companies, large corporations, and governmental entities has given him valuable perspective that he uses to assist his clients.
As a counselor, Michael has acted as Louisiana counsel on several multi-million dollar transactions, has advised individual employers and small businesses on labor and employment matters, and has performed a considerable number of residential closings under ALTA best practices and his own standard of quality.
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