Michael J. Monistere

Michael J. Monistere

A native of New Orleans, Michael J. Monistere (B.S., 1988, University of New Orleans; J.D., 1991, Loyola University New Orleans) grew up in Metairie, Louisiana, and graduated from Archbishop Rummel High School in 1983.

Following his legal training, he practiced as an Assistant District Attorney with the Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office where he was promoted to Senior Trial Attorney, to the Violent Offender Strike Force, and where he tried over 100 cases. Mr. Monistere has practiced civil defense and personal injury law for over 25 years, and is admitted to practice before the Louisiana Supreme Court, all Louisiana state courts, the United States Eastern, Middle, and Western District Courts of Louisiana, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.


1992, Louisiana State Bar Association
1992, Supreme Court of Louisiana
1992, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana
2001, U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana
United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals


Archbishop Rummel High School, 1983
University of New Orleans (B.S., Accounting, 1988)
Loyola University School of Law (J.D., 1991)


Connick and Connick, LLC., Present
Attorney, Palazzo Law Firm, 2014-2017
Litigation Attorney, Law Office of Sheryl Story/CAN Staff Counsel, 2010-2014
Partner, Chair of Labor and Employment Department, Milling Benson Woodward, L.L.P., 2001-2010
Attorney, Milling Benson Woodward L.L.P., 2000
Attorney, Brook, Pizza, & van Loon L.L.P., 1997-1999
Assistant District Attorney, 1993-1997


Jefferson Bar Association
Louisiana State Bar Association

Practice Areas

Trial and Appeals
Employment Law
Environmental Law
Governmental Liability
Insurance Defense


Life, Health, and Disability
Medical Malpractice
Municipal Liability
Personal Injury
Premises Liability
Product Liability
Professional Liability

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