Richard T. Haik, Sr. of Counsel joined Morrow, Morrow, Ryan, Bassett & Haik as of counsel in 2016, after serving over 31 years on the state and federal bench. Judge Haik attended the University of Louisiana at Lafayette on a football scholarship, graduating in 1972. He earned his Juris Doctorate in 1975 from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law. From 1971-1976, he served in the Louisiana National Guard, obtaining the rank of Captain and company commander of the New Iberia unit. He then joined the United States Army Reserves, retiring in 1979.

  • Maritime Personal Injury
  • Auto Accidents
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Class Action and Mass Tort Litigation
  • Mediation and Arbitration
  • Federal Criminal Defense
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette, B.S. in Economics and Finance, 1972
  • Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, J.D. 1975
  • Judge, Louisiana 16th Judicial District Court, 1984-1991
  • Judge, United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana, 1991-2016
  • Former Chief Judge, 16th Judicial District Court
  • Former Chief Judge, Western District of Louisiana
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Lafayette Parish Bar Association
  • Louisiana Association of Justice
  • American Association for Justice
  • St. Landry Parish Bar Association
  • Louisiana State District Court Judge in 16th Judicial District for approximately seven years
  • United States District Judge, Western District of Louisiana for over 24 years
  • Former Chief Judge of WDLA from 2002-2009
  • Former Chief Judge of 16th Judicial District Court
  • U.S. District Courts, Eastern, Western and Middle Districts of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court of Hawaii