Patrick Morrow

Morrow, Morrow, Ryan & Bassett
324 West Landry Street
Opelousas, LA 70570

Patrick C. Morrow is the founding Partner of the law firm Morrow, Morrow, Ryan, Bassett & Haik, which was established in 1975, with its main office located in Opelousas, Louisiana. Not only is he a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, indicating he has won million-dollar settlements on behalf of his clients, but he has also been selected for inclusion within Louisiana Super Lawyers® since 2008.

Toxic Tort
Product Liability
Environmental Law Litigation
Class Action Litigation
Wrongful Death
Automobile Accidents
Workers’ Compensation Claims
Personal Injury Claims
General Civil Practice

Louisiana State University, B.A. in Government, 1969
Louisiana State University, J.D., 1972
Judge, Pro Tempore, 27th Judicial District Court, 1995

Judge, Pro Tempore, 27th Judicial District Court, 1995
St. Landry Parish Bar Association (Secretary-Treasurer, 1974)
Lafayette Bar Association
Louisiana State Bar Association (Medical/Legal Inter-professional Committee)
American Bar Association
Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit
Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association (Board of Governors, 1987 – 2004)
Member of the Counsel of Directors for the Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association
Member of the Counsel of Directors for the Louisiana Association for Justice (2004-present)
Board of Supervisors, Louisiana State University
The American Association of Justice
The Louisiana City Attorneys Association
Fellow of the American Board of Trial Advocates
Fellow of the Louisiana Bar Foundation
Fellow of the American Bar Foundation
Fellow of the John M. Duhe, Jr., American Inn of Court
Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers
Senior Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
Member, The Trial Lawyer Honorary Society
Member, Diversity Law Institute
Member, The Trial Law Institute
Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Crowne Parc Development District Advisory Committee
Best Attorneys of America, Lifetime Charter Member
Selected for inclusion within Louisiana Super Lawyers® by Law & Politics annually since 2008
National Trial Lawyers Association Top 100 Trial Lawyers 2014 to present
Acadiana Profile Top Lawyers
2013, Best of the Best, Attorney, St. Landry Parish
AV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell, 2019
Commissioner of Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, 2005-2011, (Chairman, 2008)
Elks Club award of “Citizen of the Year, 2011”
Distinguished Citizen Award by Evangeline Area Council of Boy Scouts – 2003
Opelousas General Health System Board of Trustees, Member 2011- 2020
Hospital Service District No. 2 of St. Landry Parish, Member 2011- 2020
National Association of Distinguished Counsel, Nation’s Top Attorneys 2015, 2017 to present
2015 Leaders in Philanthropy Award for St. Landry Parish
Member, Top 25 Mass Tort Trial Lawyers 2016-2017
2016 Stalwart Award received by the Louisiana Association for Justice
Appointed to the La. Supreme Court Rules of Professional Conduct – Class Action Committee
Lifetime Achievement Membership to America’s Top 100 Attorneys
Member, America’s Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys 2021
2017 Top Rated Lawyer in Mass Tort Law
America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators since 2017
National Association of Distinguished Counsel Nation’s Top One Percent 2015, 2017 to present
Member, Lawyers of Distinction 2021
Member, Louisiana Association of Christian Lawyers

U. S. Supreme Court
Louisiana Supreme Court
U. S. Court of Appeals, Fifth and Eleventh Circuits
U. S. District Courts, Eastern, Western and Middle Districts of Louisiana
U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas