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About Me

With almost two decades of experience in the legal field, Michele Morel offered a range of services as a self-employed general civil lawyer based in Luling, Louisiana. Michele Morel has also worked as an assistant district attorney in several different Louisiana parishes. At present, she sits as a general jurisdiction judge in the 29th Judicial District. Passionate about animal law, she additionally serves as the vice chairman of the Animal Law Section of the Louisiana State Bar Association, an organization that she cofounded.

Michele Morel studied at Louisiana State University as an undergraduate and earned a bachelor’s degree in French. She continued her education at the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law. Endeavoring to share her expertise as a litigator with talented, young legal minds, she has taught Louisiana State University students the basics of trial advocacy through the National Institute for Trial Advocacy. Recreationally, Judge Morel enjoys spending time with friends and family, as well as visiting historic destinations.



Self Employed Lawyer
April 1994 to April 2012

District Judge

State of Louisiana
Since April 2012

Assistant District Attorney

Terrebonne Parish District Attorney
January 2003 to February 2012


  • animals
  • family
  • friends
  • dining out
  • outdoors


Bachelor of Arts

Louisiana State University
August 1985 to December 1989

Juris Doctorate

Loyola New Orleans School of Law
August 1990 to May 1993