John Michael Morrow Jr. was born in Eunice, Louisiana, on September 15, 1972. He graduated from Buchholtz High School in Gainsville, Florida. John Michael Morrow, Jr. graduated from Louisiana State University in 1994 and graduated from law school in 1998 (Juris Doctor). He was admitted to practice law in the state of Louisiana in 1999.

He is admitted to and a member of the American Bar Association, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Louisiana State Bar Association, the Auto Tort and Insurance sections of the Louisiana Association for Justice, the Lafayette Parish Bar Association and the St. Landry Parish Bar Association.

John Michael clerked for the Honorable Frank McGee in St. Landry Parish, Opelousas, Louisiana, from 1999 to 2000.

John Michael is currently a partner of Morrow, Gates & Morrow Law Offices, LLC. He has now been practicing personal injury in Louisiana for 18 years, working with lawyers on injury claims in Texas, Mississippi and Alabama, as well.

John Michael concentrates on automobile and trucking accidents in South Louisiana. Some of the settlements and/or verdicts he has obtained with the assistance of his partners, Stephen M. Morrow and James S. Gates, are in excess of $10,000,000.

John Michael Morrow Jr. has assisted people throughout Opelousas, Lafayette, Baton Rouge, and other South Louisiana areas who have injured their spines and sustained head trauma including brain injuries, as well as prosecuted wrongful death and survival action claims.

John Michael is admitted to practice in both state and federal courts in Louisiana.

John Michael has extensive training in class-action procedures for injured plaintiffs including remediation, diminution of property value and loss of income as a result of mass tort.

John Michael Morrow Jr. is married to Shelly Morrow. They are the proud parents of their son, Mike Morrow III.

Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

  • American Bar Association Member
  • Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana, 1999
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1999
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1999


  • Southern University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    J.D. – 1998
  • Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    B.A. – 1994
    Major: English & Political Science

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Louisiana Association for Justice, Member, 1999 – Present
  • Lafayette Parish Bar, Member, 1999 – Present
  • St. Landry Parish Bar, Member, 1999 – Present

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