Legal Leaders | The Law Firm of Michael J. Samanie

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Since obtaining his law degree in 1973, Michael J. Samanie of Houma has been actively practicing as a trial attorney in civil litigation, having represented many injured and deceased persons in hundreds of cases in numerous jurisdictions around the United States in both State and Federal Courts. Michael’s experience also carries over internationally, having processed many international claims, representing injured and deceased oil field related workers in other countries such as Malaysia, Mexico, Venezuela, and the North Sea area of Scotland.

The Law Firm of Michael J. Samanie concentrates on serious personal injury and death cases under maritime, aviation, automobile, products liability, and medical malpractice law. He is admitted to practice before the Louisiana Supreme Court, the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana, the Eastern and Southern Districts of Texas, the United States Supreme Court and the U.S. Court of Appeal for the 5th Circuit.

He is a past member of the Board of Governors of the Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association and recognized as an advocate by the National College of Advocacy. He is also a member of the Terrebonne Parish and Louisiana State Bar Associations.



Michael is a graduate of Nicholls State University earning a Bachelor of Science Degree in 1970 and earning a Juris Doctorate Degree from Louisiana State University in 1973. He also served in the United States Air Force for six years working in the field of Air Intelligence and was honorably discharged from the Air Force in 1969.

For more information, please call 985-868-8223.