Michael R. D. Adams is a partner in the law firm of DeCuir, Clark & Adams, L.L.P.  Born in Bogalusa, Louisiana; admitted to bar in 1988, Louisiana and U.S. Middle and Eastern District Courts of Louisiana.


  • Juris Doctorate - Southern University Law Center, 1988
  • Bachelor of Science Economics – Southern University, 1985

Awards and Affiliations

  • Member Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Member Louis A. Martinet Law Society
  • Member Baton Rouge Bar Association
  • Court Appointed Receiver of 4 Failed Insurance Companies (2 Property and Casualty and 2 Life Insurance Companies) 2004 – Present
  • Past Chairman of Board of Directors for Capital Area Legal Services
  • Board of Directors for 100 Black Men of Metro Baton Rouge
  • Past National President of Southern University National Alumni Federation
  • Member of Louisiana Advisory Council to the United States Civil Rights Commission
  • Board of Directors of Capital Area Baseball League
  • Chairman of Scholarship/Education Ministry of Gloryland Baptist Church
  • Chairman Deacon Board of Gloryland Baptist Church
  • Board of Directors of A. C. Lewis Branch YMCA
  • Basileus of Lambda Kappa Kappa Graduate Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.,
  • Board of Directors of MLK Foundation
  • Chairman of Legal Services Committee for Baton Rouge Bar Association 1994
  • Chairman of Board of Directors of Cedar Finance Company 1995
  • Southern University Athletic Counsel
  • Vice-Chairman of Board of Directors for University Development Corporation
  • Baton Rouge Business Report 1995 and 2004
  • Southern University Moot Court Board Award
  • America's Outstanding Names and Faces
  • Who's Who Among American Law Students
  • Director of Litigation for Louisiana Receivership Office, Inc. 1996-Present
  • Assistant Attorney General 1988-1992
  • General Counsel to Southern University National Alumni Federation 1989-1997
  • Assistant to City Prosecutor, Baker, Louisiana 1987-1988
  • Student Government Association President 1984-1985

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