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Collin Melancon

Collin Melancon

  • Personal Injury, Criminal Law, Divorce ...
  • Louisiana
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Summary

After practicing for several years at one of the most respected and top rated defense firms in Louisiana, Collin and three other experienced lawyers formed Mansfield Melancon with the goal of providing his clients the personal attention that they deserve and expect from their attorney.

Collin has experience advocating for clients in both Louisiana federal and state courts. He has handled cases ranging from complex business disputes to individual disagreements. Collin is admitted to practice in all Louisiana state courts, in the United States District Courts for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Louisiana, and the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Collin received his J.D. from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law where he graduated summa cum laude and first in his class in the Louisiana Civil Law Division. Upon graduation, Collin received Loyola’s highest award to a graduating law student, the Spirit of St. Ignatius Award. During his time at Loyola, Collin was a member of Loyola’s Law Review for two years. He also participated in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot competition. Collin also served as the Chief Justice of Loyola’s Honor Board.

Before practicing law, Collin served as a commissioned sheriff’s deputy in East Baton Rouge Parish, where he was assigned to the uniform patrol division. Collin’s experience as a police officer provides added value to his clients who are facing criminal charges.

Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Criminal Law
  • Divorce
  • DUI & DWI
  • Collections
  • Family Law
  • Insurance Claims
Additional Practice Areas
  • Car Accidents
  • 18-Wheeler Truck Accidents
  • Uber & Lyft Accidents
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    I provide an initial free consultation to meet with you and hear more about your case.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
    A lot of personal injury cases are taken on a contingency fee arrangement
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Louisiana
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5th Circuit
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Education
Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge
B.A. | International Studies; Political Science
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Loyola University New Orleans
J.D. | Civil Law
Honors: Collin graduated first in his class in the Louisiana Civil Law Upon division. He also received Loyola's highest award given to a graduating law student
Activities: 1) Law Review 2) Law Review Board, 3) Moot Court 4) Honor Board 5) Federal Bar Association
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Awards
Rising Star Award
Super Lawyers
Collin Melancon was selected to the exclusive list of 2020 Louisiana Super Lawyers - Rising Stars in the practice area of Personal Injury. The Rising Stars list recognizes less than 2.5% of attorneys in Louisiana.
Civil Law Award
Loyola University College of Law New Orleans
Collin received the civil law award for graduating first in his class in the Louisiana Civil Law Division
Spirit of St. Ignatius Award
Loyola University College of Law New Orleans
Collin received Loyola's highest award given to a graduating law school student
Professional Associations
Louisiana State Bar Association  # 36582
Member
Current
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Louisiana Association for Justice
Member
Current
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New Orleans Bar Association
Member
Current
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St. Thomas More American Inn of Court
Member
Current
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American Bar Association
Member
Current
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Louisiana State Bar Association
Board Member of the Young Lawyers Division
- Current
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Websites & Blogs
Website
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Contact & Map
Lafayette Office - Mansfield, Melancon, Cranmer & Dick, LLC
1921 Kaliste Saloom Road
Suite 203
Lafayette, LA 70508
Toll-Free: (888) 601-0127
Telephone: (337) 409-0003
Fax: (504) 208-3427
New Orleans Office - Mansfield, Melancon, Cranmer & Dick, LLC
318 Harrison Avenue
Suite 107
New Orleans, LA 70124
Toll-Free: (888) 601-0127
Telephone: (504) 500-1108
Fax: (504) 208-3427
Baton Rouge Office - Mansfield, Melancon, Cranmer & Dick, LLC
2133 Silverside Drive
Suite B
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Toll-Free: (888) 601-0127
Telephone: (225) 612-0800
Fax: (225) 754-9127