Dwayne Burrell



Dwayne Burrell, armed with nearly a decade of comprehensive legal experience, stands as a stalwart advocate for victims of car accidents. Commencing his legal journey in 2014, Dwayne has showcased his adaptability by trying a diverse array of cases to verdict, from the seriousness of Second Degree Murder to Misdemeanor Battery, along with Car Crash cases. In an era where settlements are prevalent and many shy away from the courtroom, Dwayne’s resolve to see justice served has led him to try a commendable double-digit number of cases to verdict.

An alumnus of LSU Law School, Dwayne further enriched his knowledge base with a degree in Business Administration and a minor in Business Management from the University of New Orleans. This combination of legal proficiency and business insights endows him with a multidimensional approach to his cases.

Dwayne operates on a singular philosophy: relentless work. Every case is unique, and Dwayne treats it as such. While he possesses a fervor for trying cases to verdict when circumstances demand, his ultimate aim remains the pursuit of a fair and reasonable resolution tailored to the specific contours of each case and its involved parties.

Highlighting his exceptional prowess, in June 2023, Dwayne achieved a remarkable verdict in East Baton Rouge Parish, securing over $400,000 for his clients. His tenacious commitment to his clients and his profession has garnered him features in numerous law journals, underscoring his meticulous approach to litigation.

Dwayne’s legal expertise isn’t limited to Louisiana; he’s also licensed to practice in Texas, broadening his sphere of influence and assistance. Outside his demanding professional life, Dwayne is a devoted family man, cherishing his role as a husband and father to three children. In Dwayne Burrell, one finds the perfect blend of dedication, adaptability, and an unwavering pursuit of justice.

  • Personal Injury
  • Criminal Defense
  • Louisiana
  • Texas

Louisiana State University Law Center, Juris Doctor, 2014

  • Honors: Paul M. Hebert Scholar Award
  • Honors: CALI AWARD Recipient (Twice)
  • Honors: Chancellor’s Cup (Moot Court) Octofinalist
  • Honors: Chancellor’s Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award
  • Honors: Vice President, Trial Advocacy Board
  • Honors: Vice President, Public Interest Law Society

University of New Orleans, Bachelor of Science, 2002

  • Major: Business Administration
  • Minor: Business Management
  • Honor’s: Dean’s List

Top 40 Under 40 (2017, 2018 & 2019)

  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Louisiana Association of Justice
  • American Bar Association
  • National Bar Association
  • Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Dwayne is very active in the community. He is an active sponsor of the NOLA Supreme Youth Travel Football Team, Train Up A Child NOLA, and New Millennium College Tours.
For a trustworthy and aggressive personal injury and criminal defense attorney in New Orleans, contact Dwayne Burrell today at (504) 475-7578 to schedule a free consultation.
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