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Michael Keith Leger


Location: Opelousas, LA

Phone: 337-948-9066

Fax: 337-948-3205

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Michael K. Leger was born and raised in Opelousas, Louisiana. He is a Partner of DeJean & Leger, LLC and has been practicing law for over 25 years. He devotes 100% of his practice to litigation representing injured people and their families, focused primarily on personal injury claims, including automobile accidents, 18 wheeler trucking accidents, motorcycle accidents, workers compensation/on the job accidents, offshore injuries and fire, explosion and electrocution accidents.

Michael is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association and the St. Landry Parish Bar Association. Mr. Leger has served as Secretary/Treasurer, Vice-President and President of the St. Landry Parish Bar Association.

Michael and his wife, Angie, are parents of two daughters, Kathryn and Camille.

Areas Of Practice

  • Automobile, 18 Wheeler Trucking and Motorcycle Accidents
  • Worker’s Compensation Claims/On the Job Accidents
  • Wrongful Death
  • Offshore Injuries/Fire, Explosion and Electrocution Injuries
  • Social Security Disability Claims

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana, 1988
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1991


  • Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • J.D. – 1988
  • Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • B.S. – 1985
    • Major: Finance

Representative Clients

  • Injured Workers and Their Families

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Louisiana State Bar Association, 1988 to Present
  • St. Landry Parish Bar Association, President
  • St. Landry Parish Bar Association, Vice-President/Secretary-Treasurer

Past Employment Positions

  • Dejean, Dejean, Leger & Mouret, Partner, 1988 to 2000

Pro Bono Activities

  • Youth Sports Coach & Sponsor, 1988 to 2014