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Justin M. Chopin

Justin M. Chopin


Award-Winning New Orleans Personal Injury Lawyer

Licensed to practice in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas, Justin Chopin is the owner and managing attorney of The Chopin Law Firm LLC. Born and raised in New Orleans, Justin is thoroughly familiar with the legal challenges that individuals and businesses face along the Gulf Coast. The firm represents individuals who have suffered personal injury, as well as small businesses.

Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 2007
  • Mississippi, 2013
  • Texas, 2014
  • Supreme Court of the United States, 2019

Classes/Seminars Taught

  • “Professional and Ethical Dilemmas” Committee on the Profession at Loyola University College of Law, 2014
  • “Litigation Practice Tips for Young Lawyers” Louisiana State Bar Association’s Professional Development Seminar, 2012
  • “Trial Tactics” Skills Faculty, 2011


  • Mealey’s Publications, “Assessing the Damage: A Deluge of Class Action Suits Hit the Gulf Coast,” 2005

Previous Experience

Over the course of Justin’s legal career, he has worked in a variety of practice areas, emphasizing litigation in each. Prior to founding his own firm, Justin worked for one of the largest defense firms in America, as well as for some of the most highly regarded regional firms.

Loyola University School of Law, Juris Doctor

  • New Orleans, Louisiana, May 2007
  • Honors and Activities:
  • Loyola Academic Excellence Award, Trial Practice
  • Law Dean’s Scholarship, recipient for academic excellence
  • Trial Advocacy: Lead Defense Counsel, Coach, Executive Board
  • Moot Court, Staff Member
  • Student Bar Association, Executive Board

University of Dallas

  • Irving, Texas, May 2002
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Delgado Community College

  • New Orleans, Louisiana, August 1998
  • Certified as an Emergency Medical Technician

Jesuit High School

  • New Orleans, Louisiana, May 1998


When not working, Justin is a member of Loyola Law School’s Skills Faculty. He sits on the House of Delegates of the Louisiana State Bar Association and formerly served as the District One Representative to the Young Lawyers Division for two elected terms. In addition, Justin received the Bat P. Sullivan, JR. Chair’s Award for services to the Bar in 2011. As a member of the committee on the Profession and the Client Assistance Fund Committee, Justin is passionate about providing legal representation to clients who experienced legal fraud at the hands of their attorneys. He serves as an Assistant Examiner for the Louisiana Bar Exam, as appointed by the Louisiana Supreme Court.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Louisiana Bar Association, House of Delegates, Representative, 2015-Present
  • Mississippi State Bar, Member, 2013-Present
  • American Inns of Court, Barrister, 2010-Present
  • New Orleans Bar Association, 2008-Present
  • Louisiana State Bar Association, Member, 2007-Present
  • Federal Bar Association, Member, 2007-Present
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel, Member, 2009-2012

Honors and Awards

  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Member
  • Louisiana Super Lawyers, 2020-2024
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40, 2019
  • “Rising Star” Louisiana Super Lawyers, 2012-2019
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Pre-eminent Rating
  • Top Lawyers in New Orleans Area as selected by New Orleans Magazine, 2012-2017, 2019-2021
  • Leadership in Law Award as selected by New Orleans City Business, 2012
  • Top Attorneys in Louisiana as published in St. Charles Avenue Magazine’s Super Lawyer Section, 2012-2022

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