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Recently, the Louisiana Supreme Court issued a per curiam opinion in one of the cases handled by Mike Patterson and Brooke Barnett-Bernal involving the Code of Governmental Ethics.  In this opinion, the Louisiana Supreme Court held the evidence produced in connection with motions for summary judgment filed in administrative proceedings before ...

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Long Law Firm is excited to share the news of a recent Louisiana Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal opinion in one of the accounting malpractice cases handled by Mike Patterson and Brooke Barnett-Bernal involving the withdrawal of audits required by the Louisiana movie tax credit program.  This is the first Louisiana court of appeal opinion holding...

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Michael Patterson was appointed as Discovery Special Master in the consolidated cases involving the University Medical Center complex in New Orleans. He will be responsible for overseeing compliance with the case management order and handling discovery disputes throughout the discovery phase of the case. http://www.longlaw.com/main/profile?id=58...

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Born in Tempe, Arizona, Melissa moved to Louisiana to play Division I soccer at Nicholls State University. During law school, Melissa was published in the Southern University Journal of Race, Gender and Poverty, clerked for Long Law Firm, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Louisiana, and the Louisiana Court of Appeal for th...

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