Michael E. Platte


Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Phone: 225-810-4998
Fax: 225-810-4999
Email: Email Me
Areas of Practice

Real Estate Law

Construction Law

General Civil Litigation

Succession and Wills

Bar Admissions

Louisiana, 2008

U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana

U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana

U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana


A lifelong resident of Baton Rouge, MICHAEL E. PLATTE earned his undergraduate degree from Louisiana State University and later attended Southern University Law Center where he received his law degree. After law school, Michael began his legal career working for a title company in Zachary, Louisiana. Since then, he has been involved in a wide range of matters including civil litigation and construction law. During his 10 years of practicing law, Michael has performed multiple real estate transactions. He has also represented buyers, sellers, contractors, investors and other parties in various aspects of real estate transactions and litigation. Michael is also a licensed realtor for the State of Louisiana.

Michael is also active in his community. He currently serves as a member of the Board of Trustees for the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Baton Rouge, where he served as chairman of the club’s largest fundraiser – Steak & Stake – for both 2017 and 2018. He is also the former chairman/founder of the Business/Corporate law section for the Baton Rouge Bar Association, as well as a former member of the Baton Rouge Rotary Club, where he served as co-chairman of the Rotaract committee.

In his spare time, Michael enjoys spending time with his wife and two small children.


Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center

Bachelor of Arts – 2005

Southern University Law Center – 2008


BRBA Summer Sizzlin’ CLE – Work-Life Balance 2018


Professional Associations and Memberships

Baton Rouge Independent Title Attorneys

BRBA Corporate/Business Law Section

BRBA Construction Law Section

Sigma Chi Alumni – Gamma lota Chapter


Pro-Bono Activities

Board of Trustees – Boys and Girls Club of Baton Rouge

BRCC Department of Business Industry Advisory Board