Michael Antoon

Michael Antoon Super Lawyer Profile

Michael Antoon

No matter the case, Michael will fight to defend his clients’ rights and freedoms. He has made a name for himself as one of the top criminal defense law attorneys in the region, and he brings years of courtroom experience in criminal and civil matters. Michael’s first priority is listening to his client’s story, and he is able to gain their trust through his compassionate yet direct approach. 

Through his proactive and aggressive strategies, Michael works to protect your rights through skillful representation and meticulous trial preparation. He is a true advocate for his clients and is ready to defend the accused in serious, high stakes, and emotionally charged cases. His experience and willingness to fight for his clients’ futures make him a tremendous asset for those he represents. 

By using both conventional and unconventional methods of investigation, Michael is equipped to handle all types of felony and misdemeanor cases. His unmatched personalized attention as well as his unparalleled legal knowledge help him create tailor-made solutions to resolve the unique issues his clients face daily. He is certified to practice in all Louisiana State Courts and in the Western District Federal Court and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Michael has been recognized as a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers every year since 2017.

Michael dedicates himself to making his community better by actively working with area nonprofits and charitable causes. Michael is a former board member for the Southwest Louisiana Young Lawyers Board, the Lake Charles Pitbull Rescue and of the executive board of The Partnership for a Healthier Southwest Louisiana. Michael is currently a board member of the Imperial Calcasieu Museum and volunteers for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Louisiana. Michael was recently recognized as a “Thriving 30-Something” by Thrive Magazine. 


Practice and Focus Areas

  • Arrest & Arraignment
  • Assault & Battery
  • Criminal Fraud
  • Criminal Law
  • Drug & Alcohol Violations
  • Expungement
  • False Accusations
  • Felony
  • Juvenile Delinquency
  • Misdemeanor
  • Motor Vehicle Offenses
  • Murder
  • Parole
  • Probation
  • Sex Offenses
  • Theft
  • Criminal Domestic Violence
  • Animal Bites
  • Assault
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Personal Injury – Plaintiff
  • Wrongful Death
  • Construction Accident
  • Brain Injury
  • Sexual Abuse – Plaintiff
  • Trucking Accidents
  • Premises Liability – Plaintiff
  • Police Misconduct

Honors and Awards

  • Licensed to practice in all Louisiana State Courts and the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana
  • Licensed to practice in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • “Rising Star” by Louisiana Super Lawyers, 2017–2021
  • Louisiana Rising Stars list for Super Lawyers, 2020

Professional Activities

  • Western District Federal Court
  • Fusion Five, Previous Member
  • Southwest Louisiana Young Lawyers Board, Board Member 2017–2018

Community Service