Taylor-Basset-smTaylor J. Bassett, Associate

324 W. Landry Street
Opelousas, LA 70570
Phone: 337-948-4483
Fax: 337-942-5234
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TAYLOR J. BASSETT joined the law firm of Morrow, Morrow, Ryan, Bassett & Haik in August of 2011 after receiving his J.D./D.C.L. from LSU’s Paul M. Hebert Law Center. During law school, he focused on tort litigation and trial preparation, and was a member of the Trial Advocacy and Environmental Moot Court teams. Taylor has been selected for inclusion within the Louisiana Rising Stars publication in both 2015 and 2016, as well as the Acadiana Profile’s 2016 Top Lawyers for Personal Injury Litigation. He currently serves as the Vice President of the St. Landry Parish Bar Association, as well as the Section Chair of the Law Practice Technology Section of the Louisiana Association for Justice.

PRACTICE AREAS:

  • Personal Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Trucking Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Pharmaceutical Litigation
  • Maritime/Offshore
  • Toxic Torts

EDUCATION:

Louisiana State University, May 2008, B.S. in Accounting, with concentration in Internal Auditing

Louisiana State University, May 2011, J.D./Diploma of Civil Law

MEMBERSHIPS/ACHIEVEMENTS:

St. Landry Parish Bar Association – Vice President
City Attorney for Port Barre
City Attorney for Krotz Springs
Lafayette Bar Association
Louisiana State Bar Association
Louisiana Association for Justice – Law Practice Technology Section Chair
American  Association for Justice
Selected for Inclusion within Acadiana Profile’s 2016 Top Lawyers
Selected for Inclusion within Louisiana Super Lawyers® Rising Stars 2015-present
Former clerk to U.S. District Court Judge Richard T. Haik
Make-A-Wish Foundation
Big Brothers & Big Sisters
Habitat for Humanity
National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE:

All Louisiana state courts
United States District Court, Western District of Louisiana
United States District Court, Middle District of Louisiana

 

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