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Collin Melancon

Collin Melancon

  • Personal Injury, Criminal Law, Divorce...
  • Louisiana
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After practicing for several years at one of the most respected and top rated defense firms in Louisiana, Collin and three other experienced lawyers formed Mansfield Melancon with the goal of providing his clients the personal attention that they deserve and expect from their attorney.

Collin has experience advocating for clients in both Louisiana federal and state courts. He has handled cases ranging from complex business disputes to individual disagreements. Collin is admitted to practice in all Louisiana state courts, in the United States District Courts for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Louisiana, and the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Collin received his J.D. from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law where he graduated summa cum laude and first in his class in the Louisiana Civil Law Division. Upon graduation, Collin received Loyola’s highest award to a graduating law student, the Spirit of St. Ignatius Award. During his time at Loyola, Collin was a member of Loyola’s Law Review for two years. He also participated in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot competition. Collin also served as the Chief Justice of Loyola’s Honor Board.

Before practicing law, Collin served as a commissioned sheriff’s deputy in East Baton Rouge Parish, where he was assigned to the uniform patrol division. Collin’s experience as a police officer provides added value to his clients who are facing criminal charges.

Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge
B.A. | International Studies; Political Science
Loyola University New Orleans
J.D. | Civil Law
Honors: Collin graduated first in his class in the Louisiana Civil Law Upon division. He also received Loyola's highest award given to a graduating law student
Activities: 1) Law Review 2) Law Review Board, 3) Moot Court 4) Honor Board 5) Federal Bar Association
Civil Law Award
Loyola University College of Law New Orleans
Collin received the civil law award for graduating first in his class in the Louisiana Civil Law Division
Spirit of St. Ignatius Award
Loyola University College of Law New Orleans
Collin received Loyola's highest award given to a graduating law school student
Professional Associations
Louisiana State Bar Association # 36582
Louisiana Association for Justice
New Orleans Bar Association
St. Thomas More American Inn of Court
American Bar Association
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
5th Circuit
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  • Contingent Fees
    A lot of personal injury cases are taken on a contingency fee arrangement
Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Criminal Law
  • Divorce
  • DUI & DWI
  • Collections
  • Family Law
  • Insurance Claims
  • English: Spoken, Written
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Contact & Map
New Orleans Office - Mansfield, Melancon, Cranmer & Dick, LLC
318 Harrison Avenue
Suite 107
New Orleans, LA 70124
Telephone: (504) 500-1108
Fax: (504) 208-3427
Baton Rouge Office - Mansfield, Melancon, Cranmer & Dick, LLC
2133 Silverside Drive
Suite B
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Telephone: (225) 612-0800
Fax: (225) 754-9127