Jeffrey M. Bassett, Senior Partner

324 W. Landry Street
Opelousas, LA 70570
Phone: 337-948-4483
Fax: 337-942-5234
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JEFFREY MICHAEL BASSETT, Senior Partner of Morrow, Morrow, Ryan, Bassett & Haik, joined the firm  over 30 years ago after leaving his post as Assistant District Attorney for the city of New Orleans. Based on his extensive years of personal injury practice with MMRB&H, Jeff often provides  continuing legal education presentations about traumatic brain injury cases. Jeff was recently approved as a Million-Dollar Advocate and Multi-Million Dollar Advocate, for the amounts of settlements he has won on behalf of his clients. Jeff has also been selected for inclusion within Louisiana Super Lawyers® since 2011.

PRACTICE AREAS:

Traumatic Brain Injuries
Pharmaceutical
Trucking Accidents
Aviation/Maritime
Products Liability
Class Action

EDUCATION

Louisiana State University, B.S. in Business Management
Louisiana State University, J.D., 1977

MEMBERSHIPS/ACHIEVEMENTS

Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Selected for inclusion within Louisiana Super Lawyers® since 2011
Chairman, St. Landry Parish Indigent Defender Board (1987-2008)
Chairman Board of Trustees of The Academy of the Sacred Heart (2000 and 2001)
Member Board of Trustees of The Academy of the Sacred Heart (1998-2000)
President St. Landry Parish Bar Association (1987)
Vice President St. Landry Parish Bar Association (1986)
Louisiana State Bar
American Bar Association
St. Landry Parish Bar Association
The Louisiana Association for Justice
American Association for Justice
City Attorney for towns of Porte Barre, Krotz Springs and Henderson
Hope for Opelousas
Former Assistant District Attorney for New Orleans
Former Chief of Trials for New Orleans

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE

Louisiana Supreme Court
United States Supreme Court
5th and 11th Circuits of the U.S. Court of Appeals

324 West Landry Street or P.O. Drawer 1787
Opelousas, LA 70571-1787
Phone: 800-356-6776