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, 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
Worker’s 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


Patrick C. Morrow and the firm serve as City Attorneys for the Cities of Port Barre, Krotz Springs, Leonville and Arnaudville, LA.

The firm of Morrow, Morrow, Ryan & Bassett has a rating of “AV” by the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory.

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 Interprofessional Committee)
American Bar Association
Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit
Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association (Board of Governors, 1987 – present)
Member of the Counsel of Directors for the Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association
Member of the Counsel of Directors for the Louisiana Association for Justice
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
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, Rue Ratings 2015
Selected for inclusion within Louisiana Super Lawyers® by Law & Politics annually since 2008
National Trial Lawyers Association Top 100 Trial Lawyers
Acadian Profile Top Lawyers
2013, Best of the Best, Attorney, St. Landry Parish
AV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
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 Councill 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-present
National Association of Distinguished Counsel, Nation’s Top Attorneys
2015 Leaders in Philanthropy Award for St. Landry Parish
Member, Top 25 Mass Tort Trial Lawyers
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
2017 Top Rated Lawyer in Mass Tort Law
Member, LSU Board of Supervisors


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