Michael A. Patterson
Firm: Long Law Firm, L.L.P.
Address: 4041 Essen Lane, Suite 500
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Membership: Louisiana State (President, 2010-2011), House of Delegates, 1978-1982; Chairman, Committee on Bar Admissions, 1997-2000; Board of Governors, 1987-1989; Chairman, Section on the Bench and Bar
University: Louisiana State University, B.A., 1968, Louisiana State University, J.D., 1971; Pepperdine University, LLM, 2008
Admitted: 1971, Louisiana and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth; 1972, District of Columbia; 1989, U.S. Supreme Court.
Biography: Adjunct Professor of Law, Louisiana State University Law Center. Author and Seminars: Woodard et al., Louisiana Trial Procedure, Chapter 8, Hearsay, §8-1 through 8-17 - Eye of Evidence (monthly column dealing with current issues of trial evidence) - LSBA, Multi-Topic Seminar, Through the Looking Glass, The Keys to the Daubert Gate, 1997 - LSBA, Evidence and Procedure Seminar, The Illusionists: Courtroom Magic -Presumptions to Post-Trial, 1998 - ATLA Annual Convention, Attorney/Client Sex: The Final Boundary Action - video and interactive program presented with Edward J. Walters, July 1999 - BRBA 1999 Evidence Update - Baton Rouge Bar Association, Bench Bar Conference, Ethical Standards of the Advocate in a Mediation: Are There Any?, 2001 - LTLA, Spring Break CLE, Negotiating and Mediating Troubled Business Transactions, March 2002 - Baton Rouge Bar Association, Bench Bar Conference, Surviving the Deposition Minefield, 2002 - LSBA, 18 Summer School for Lawyers, She can't do that... or can she? A Video Expose' of Ethical Enigmas in the Courtroom, presented with Edward J. Walters, Jr., June 2002 - LSBA, 20th Annual Summer School for Lawyers, Mr. Gambini, that is a lucid, intelligent, well-thought out hearsay objection... "OVERRULED!" - Why Can't I Get These Hearsay Objections Right?: An Interactive Video Explanation, presented with Edward J. Walters, Jr., and Scott Fruge, June 2004 - Baton Rouge Bar Association, Bench Bar Conference, Compete for Top Gun Evidence Competition, presented with Scott Fruge', Frank Holthaus, and Edward J. Walters, Jr., April 2006 - LSBA, 22nd Annual Summer School for Lawyers, What's with THAT Character?: Demystifying Character and Habit Evidence - The Reality Show, presented with Scott Fruge', Frank Holthaus, and Edward J. Walters, Jr., June 2006 - LSBA 24th Annual Summer School for Lawyers, The Privilege is All Yours: The Exercise, Defense, and Waiver of Testimonial Privileges in State and Federal Court, June 2008 - LSBA, New York Multi Topic Seminar, The Intersection of Ethics and Malpractice, presented with Christine Lipsey, November 2009 - LSBA, New York Multi Topic Seminar, "That's ridiculous. We're leaving." - Tested Techniques for Achieving Maximum Success in Mediation, presented with Ed Walters, November 2011.