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Rachel Dunaway and Mike Patterson Present CLE on the Ethical Implications of Using Artificial Intelligence

Rachel Dunaway and Mike Patterson Present CLE on the Ethical Implications of Using Artificial Intelligence

May 17, 2019

On May 17, 2019, Mike Patterson and Rachel Dunaway of the Long Law Firm presented a CLE at the Louisiana State Bar Association‘s “Issues and Trends while Practicing in the Social Media Age” held at Juban’s Restaurant in Baton ...

Article written by Long Law Firm’s Michael Patterson and Melissa Pestalozzi

Article written by Long Law Firm’s Michael Patterson and Melissa Pestalozzi

Jul 9, 2019

We are excited to share an article written by Long Law Firm’s Michael Patterson and Melissa Pestalozzi, “The Qualification of Witnesses to Offer Opinion Testimony: ‘Expert’ or Not?”, which was featured on the cover of th...

2018 Annual AIA Louisiana Conference on Architecture + Expo

2018 Annual AIA Louisiana Conference on Architecture + Expo

Jul 4, 2019

This year, LLF sponsored and participated in the 2018 Annual AIA Louisiana Conference on Architecture + Expo in New Orleans on September 27-28, 2018. On September 27th, LLF participated as an Exhibitor at the Annual Expo and four of its construction ...

BOARD OF ETHICS IN the MATTER OF Jordan MONSOUR and Walter Monsour

Aug 20, 2019

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...

"Expert Testimony Required to Prove Accounting Malpractice"

Aug 20, 2019

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 audi...

Michael Patterson appointed as Discovery Special Master

Aug 20, 2019

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 discove...

Long Law Firm is pleased to welcome Melissa Pestalozzi as our newest Associate Attorney.

Aug 20, 2019

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. At...

Mike Patterson co presented a CLE at the LSBA NYC conference on November 19, 2017.

Aug 20, 2019

Mike Patterson co presented a CLE at the LSBA NYC conference on November 19,2017. The topic was “Social Media: The Issues for the Practicing Lawyer”. The presentation focused on the importance of identifying the use of social media b...

Dale Clary spoke at the 10th Annual Critical Issues Summit in Baton Rouge

Aug 20, 2019

Dale Clary spoke at the 10th Annual Critical Issues Summit, hosted by the Louisiana Associated General Contractors, and sponsored by the American Council of Engineering Companies of Louisiana, American Institute of Architects of Louisiana, ...

Long Law Firm’s Sharon Whitlow accepts a grant from the TJ Moran Foundation

Aug 20, 2019

Long Law Firm’s Sharon Whitlow accepts a grant from the TJ Moran Foundation on behalf of the Gateway Transition Center, a local non-profit organization that provides transitional services for individuals with autism. Like many parents w...

Long Law Firm is pleased to announce that Rachel P. Dunaway has joined the firm as an Associate Attorney.

Aug 20, 2019

Born in Pensacola, Florida, Rachel worked in healthcare management for ten years before moving to Baton Rouge and attending law school. During law school, Rachel was published in the Southern University Law Review Journal, held the positions of the L...

Albert Dale Clary speaks at Critical Issues Summit

Aug 20, 2019

Mr. Clary served on a panel at the 8th Annual Critical Issues Summit sponsored by the Louisiana Associated General Contractors, the American Institute of Architects of Louisiana, and the American Council of Engineering Companies of Louisiana, held on...

Tenth Amendment Revisited: The enumerated powers clause

Aug 20, 2019

Tenth Amendment revisited: The enumerated powers clause BY ALBERT DALE CLARY & SHARON S. WHITLOW     Political issues in the last few years have heightened public scrutiny of the relationship between the federal government and st...

Long Law Firm is pleased to announce that J. Wes Clark has joined the firm as an Associate Attorney.

Aug 20, 2019

J. Wes Clark- Wes is a  graduate of Southern University Law Center and practices in the business and commercial litigation groups. During law school, Wes worked as a law clerk for the firm.  

Long Law Firm Charges Forward: Now accepting credit card payments

Aug 20, 2019

Clients will be able to simply log in to process transactions from your computer, tablet, or mobile phone. We securely handle transaction information, eliminating the need for storing sensitive cardholder information. Visa, MasterCard, American Expre...

Adrian Nadeau recognized for his community service

Adrian Nadeau recognized for his community service

Aug 20, 2019

As a young lawyer, Adrian Nadeau heard a presentation by a woman who was teaching a life skills program at Valley Park School in Baton Rouge, Vicki Ellis. Nadeau, now a partner at Long Law Firm, was immediately drawn to her and her mission, and agree...

Long Law Firm to join Offices at City Farm early next year - Photos

Long Law Firm to join Offices at City Farm early next year - Photos

Aug 20, 2019

Long Law Firm’s New Location – Progress Photos

Long Law Firm to join Offices at City Farm early next year

Long Law Firm to join Offices at City Farm early next year

Aug 20, 2019

Long Law Firm will move its Baton Rouge location to the Offices at City Farm development on Jefferson Highway in 2017. The location, the development’s characteristics and the ability to design a unique space specifically for the firm are amo...

Partners Brooke Barnett-Bernal and Mike Patterson presented a program at the annual Baton Rouge Bench Bar Conference in Point Clear, Al on July 23,2016; at the Attorney Generals Annual Continuing Legal Education Seminar, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, September

Aug 20, 2019

The topic of the presentation is “Discovery, Authenticity and Admissibility of Social Media”. INTRODUCTION A lack of understanding, fear and outright prejudice against social media has resulted in a hodgepodge of mostly ad hoc decisio...

Albert D. Clary will speak at a Construction Law Seminar in Baton Rouge on July 20, 2016

Aug 20, 2019

The topic of Mr. Clary's presentation is "Making Changes and Resolving Disputes during the Construction Process".  Mr. Clary will be one of the speakers in this education program tailored specifically for architects, engineers and ...

Michael A Patterson co-presented a program on Alternate Dispute Resolution

Aug 20, 2019

Michael A. Patterson co-presented a program on Alternate Dispute resolution, “ADR: Stuff You Need to Know to Make You a Better Advocate in Negotiation, Mediation and Arbitration” at the Louisiana State Bar Association program in Sonoma, C...

Michael A. Patterson, David L. Guerry and Brooke Barnett-Bernal named to the Louisiana 2016 Super Lawyers List

Aug 20, 2019

Long Law Firm is pleased to announce that 3 attorneys have been selected to the 2016 Louisiana Super Lawyers List: Michael A. Patterson, David L. Guerry and Brooke Barnett-Bernal. Super Lawyers recognizes attorneys who have distinguished themselves f...

Joseph E. Juban named as Chair of Baton Rouge General Board of Trustees

Aug 20, 2019

Joseph E. Juban, counsel with the Long Law Firm, has been named chair of Baton Rouge General’s board of trustees.  Juban has served on the board since 2012 and served on the Baton Rouge General Foundation board of governors for seven years...

Mark L. Barbre to serve as the 2016 President-elect of the Baton Rouge Chapter of the Federal Bar Association

Aug 20, 2019

Mark L. Barbre has been elected as the 2016 President- elect of Baton Rouge Chapter of the Federal Bar Association. The FBA is comprised of members of the bar and federal judiciary who are dedicated to promoting the welfare, interests, education, and...

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