Michael D. Bass

Lafayette, Louisiana
337-446-2442 (Lafayette office)
337-352-2310 (New Iberia office)
337-269-1753 (Lafayette)
337- 364-9822 (New Iberia)

Michael D. Bass was born in 1977 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and was raised in Hammond.  He graduated from the Louisiana State University Law Center in 2002.  Since then, he has practiced in all areas of civil litigation including civil, criminal and domestic, with an emphasis on insurance defense.  He also has extensive experience representing business clients including business formation, negotiating and drafting contracts and debt collection.  Michael is a former member of the St. Thomas Aquinas School Board and the Ginger Ford Habitat for Humanity Board of Directors.  He has also served as a member of the Vestry at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church in Lafayette.  Michael joined the firm as an Associate in December of 2014.

Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 2002
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana
  • Louisiana Coushatta Tribal Court


  • Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • Juris Doctor - 2002
  • Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, Louisiana
    • Bachelor of Arts - 1999
    • Honors: Phi Kappa Phi
    • Honors: Magna Cum Laude
    • Major: History
    • Major: Government

Representative Cases

  • Oupac, Inc. v. Sam, 89 So. 3d 402 (La.App. 3 Cir. 04/04/12)
  • Miller v. Sattler Supply Co., Inc., 132 So. 3d 386 (La. 01/27/14)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Louisiana State Bar Association, Member
  • Lafayette Parish Bar Association, Member
  • 21st Judicial District Bar Association, Member
  • The American Inn of Court of Acadiana, Member

Pro Bono Activities

  • Referrals from Acadiana Legal Services Corporation


  • Sigma Tau Gamma