Perrier and Lacoste Attorneys at Law
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Patrick R. Schmidt, Associate

Patrick R. Schmidt

Contact Info
Direct Phone: (504) 526-1701
Direct Fax: (504) 212-8867

Patrick R. Schmidt was born and raised in New Orleans. He graduated from Jesuit High School in 2010 and the University of Maryland, College Park in 2014 with a Bachelor of Arts in Government and Politics. In 2017, he earned both his Juris Doctor and Degree in Comparative Law from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University. During law school, Patrick was a columnist for The Civilian, LSU Law’s student run news publication. He was a member of the LSU Law Running Club and twice won the Race Judicata, the annual 5k race sponsored by the club for students and faculty. During his three years of law school, Patrick was a Wide Receiver for the Purple Team in the Barrister’s Bowl, the annual full tackle football game, which serves as a philanthropic event benefiting Cancer Research. Patrick also studied abroad at the Jean Moulin University Lyon III, France.

Patrick has experience in insurance subrogation, products liability, personal injury, and general litigation. After graduating from law school and earning admission to the Louisiana State Bar in 2017, Patrick joined Perrier & Lacoste. He now serves corporate and insurance clients in litigating matters involving transportation, wrongful death, personal injury, product liability, property damage, and insurance coverage.

Patrick is licensed and admitted to practice in Louisiana State Courts as well as the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. He is a member of several legal associations, including the New Orleans Bar Association, Louisiana State Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, and the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel.

Patrick currently resides in Uptown New Orleans. He is an avid runner and member of the New Orleans Track Club. He is exceedingly passionate about sports and considers himself an unabashed, die hard supporter of LSU, the Saints, and the Pelicans.


Louisiana State University Law Center, Juris Doctor/D.C.L., 2017
University of Maryland, BA – Government and Politics, 2014

Bar Admissions

Louisiana State Bar
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana

Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association
Federal Bar Association
Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
Louisiana State Bar Association
New Orleans Bar Association
Themis Advocates Group

Practice Areas

Insurance Coverage, Personal Injury, Products Liability, Property Damage, Transportation, and Wrongful Death