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Matthew Douglas McConnell

Matthew Douglas McConnell

McConnell Law Firm
  • Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation, Probate ...
  • Louisiana
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Representing the people of Lafayette and Acadiana, Matt McConnell draws on a wide range of experience and education to serve injured people and companies in Louisiana legal matters. He practices in all Louisiana state and federal courts and is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court. Matt has extensive courtroom experience from a 20-year civil litigation practice and from trying cases as a felony prosecutor in the Orleans Parish District Attorney's Office under Harry Connick, Sr. Matt has extensive business and general counsel experience, having represented the second largest employer in Greater New Orleans as well as numerous professionals and small businesses. Matt now represents injured individuals, workers, entrepreneurs, and professionals. His business clients are in diverse fields, such as medicine, IT, pharmaceuticals, engineering, restaurants, retail, safety, oil and natural gas, oilfield services, maritime, education, real estate, automotive, publishing and more.

Practice Areas
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Workers' Compensation
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Maritime Law
Additional Practice Area
  • Auto/18-wheeler accidents
  • Free Consultation
    Free consultations in injury and referral cases
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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5th Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Professional Experience
Former Chairman
Lafayette/Acadiana Chapter Federal Bar Association
Former Board Member, Federal Civil Practice Section
Federal Bar Association
Former Assistant District Attorney
Orleans Parish District Attorney's Office
Felony Prosecutor
Tulane University School of Law
J.D. (1996) | Law
Honors: Cum Laude, Honors Trial Advocacy, Moot Court Board
Activities: Civil Litigation Clinic, highest monetary judgment of record
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University of the South
B.A. (1992) | Modern History
Honors: Order of Gownsmen academic honor society; Varsity Baseball all-conference infielder/RBI leader
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Professional Associations
Louisiana State Bar
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Lafayette Bar Association
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Federal Bar Association - Lafayette/Acadiana Chapter
- Current
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Federal Bar Association - Federal Practice Section
Board Member
- Current
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Contact & Map
P. O. Box 52024
Lafayette, LA 70505
McConnell Law Offices
1021 Coolidge Boulevard
Lafayette, LA 70503
Telephone: (337) 347-6404
Fax: (337) 347-6403
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