Michael Duplantier


         Michael Duplantier is a native and life-long resident of New Orleans. His undergraduate studies focused on a pre-law curriculum. He received his Juris Doctor degree from Loyola University New Orleans in 1970. He was a member of Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity and Phi Kappa Theta Fraternity. Mr. Duplantier served Phi Kappa Theta as Chairman of the Board and National President of the fraternity. He has accrued 24 hours of course credit toward a graduate degree from the University of New Orleans College of Urban and Public Affairs. He has a long record of community involvement and volunteerism. Mr. Duplantier is married with two grown sons.

          A practicing attorney and notary public since 1970, Michael Duplantier has been in private solo practice for most of his legal career. Michael Duplantier also served as a special counsel to the Attorney General for environmental protection, and as special counsel to the New Orleans City Attorney, representing the Vieux Carre Commission and the City of New Orleans Historic District Commissions. His work in New Orleans has included considerable experience in matters of urban planning, zoning and neighborhood preservation; public interest counsel and litigation; drafting legislation; forum panelist; lecturing; service on public committees, commissions and non-profit board of directors; scores of appearances and presentations before legislative and public entities; and political work on behalf of candidates for public office. 

          For more than twenty years, the law practice of Michael Duplantier has been concentrated in the fields of elder law, wills, probate, estates and succession law. He is admitted to practice in all Louisiana state courts.  

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Michael A. Duplantier
820 Baronne Street
New Orleans, Louisiana

504-524-2407  FAX