Michael R. Carney

  • Associate
Shreveport, LA
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Mike was born and raised in New York City. He graduated from the University at Albany, State University of New York, in 2001 with a B.A. in Classical Archaeology, and in 2007 earned his Juris Doctorate from the Columbus School of Law Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. Following law school, Mike clerked for the Honorable John H. Bayly, Jr., of the District of Columbia Superior Court, then went on to work for the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB). After nearly four years of accounting regulation, Mike and his wife Genevieve decided return to Genevieve’s hometown and moved to Shreveport in late 2012. Mike joined the firm in 2013 and was admitted to the Louisiana State Bar in 2014. Mike is also admitted to practice in Texas.

Outside of work Mike’s time is almost entirely occupied by his three children, Patrick, Isabel, and Daniel, but he finds time to be an active member of the Knights of Columbus at the Cathedral of St. John Berchmans and serves on the board of Catholic Charities of North Louisiana.

Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning
  • Elder Law
  • Probate and Successions
  • VA and Medicaid Benefits
  • Special Needs Planning

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2010
  • Louisiana, 2014


  • Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, Washington, District of Columbia
    • J.D. - 2007
  • University At Albany State University of New York, Albany, New York
    • B.A. - 2001
    • Major: Classical Archaeology

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Louisiana State Bar Association, Member
  • Texas State Bar, Member
  • The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) , Member, Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Judge John H. Bayly, Jr., District of Columbia Superior Court, Law Clerk, 2007 to 2008
  • Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, Registration Analyst, 2008 to 2009