Mark J. Neal

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Civil Litigation Attorney in Monroe, LA

Neal Law
 | 2485 Tower Drive, Suite 7
Monroe, LA 71201
Phone: 318-460-0355
Fax: 318-807-0926
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1996
Practice Areas:
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (50%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (50%)
Attorney Profile

Mark J. Neal is a civil litigation trial and appellate attorney with Neal Law and represents clients in the state of Louisiana. He handles matters of personal injury, insurance defense, auto & trucking accident defense, insurance coverage, workers’ compensation, legal malpractice and disciplinary defense, employment litigation, corporate, business and banking litigation and municipal litigation. For his high ethical standards and long list of successful results, he holds the highest peer review rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

Born in Monroe (1971), Mr. Neal graduated from St. Frederick High School and earned a BBA from University of Louisiana-Monroe, graduating magna cum laude in 1993. In 1996, he earned his Juris Doctorate from LSU. Currently, he is a member of the preminent invitation only organizations American Board of Trial Advocates & International Association of Defense Counsel.  He is a faculty member for Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel Annual Trial Academy and spent six years as an LADC Director. Mr. Neal served on the Board of Directors for the largest international association of civil defense lawyers: DRI-The Voice of the Defense Bar (2012-2015). He is a member of LSU Law Dean's Council and Director of National Foundation for Judicial Excellence.

Licensed to practice in all federal and state courts in Louisiana and the United States Supreme Court, his trial experience extends to almost every appellate and parish court in Louisiana, and he has argued more than 60 cases to several courts of appeal and has tried (first chair) over 170 nonjury and jury cases to judgment.

Mr. Neal was president of University of Louisiana Monroe Athletic Foundation and is actively involved with the Governmental Affairs Committee for the Monroe Chamber of Commerce.  He serves on the Board of Directors for the Monroe YMCA.

The son of a coach, referee and umpire, Mr. Neal has coached youth baksetball and baseball for 12 years.

* AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Civil Litigation (50%)

Civil Litigation (50%)

Focus Areas


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Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020

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About Mark Neal

Admitted: 1996, Louisiana

Professional Webpage:


  • Who's Who in American Universities
  • "AV", Martindale-Hubbell

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • LADC Trial Academy (board and faculty member) 
  • Martindale Hubbell *AV rated lawyer (highest peer review rating) 
  • International Association of Defense Counsel
  • American Bar Association
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel (former director) 
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • National Foundation for Judicial Excellence (director) 
  • Louisiana Board of Ethics (former member) 
  • American Inns of Court
  • Louisiana Claims Association (former director) 
  • DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar (former director) 
  • Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board (former member and attorney panel chairman) 
  • United States Supreme Court (licensed member) 

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • University of Louisiana Monroe, Athletic Foundation, Trustee
  • Monroe Youth Baseball Association, Board Member
  • Monroe Chamber of Commerce, Governmental Affairs Committee
  • University of Louisiana Monroe, Athletic Foundation, Attorney
  • Optimist International, Member
  • University of Louisiana Monroe, Athletic Foundation, Past President
  • Monroe Youth Baseball Association, Coach

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • LADC Trial Academy, Faculty

Educational Background:

  • University of Louisiana Monroe, Magna Cum Laude, BBA, 1993

Industry Groups

  • DRI
  • IADC
  • LADC And American Inns Of Court
Office Location for Mark J. Neal

2485 Tower Drive
Suite 7
Monroe, LA 71201

Phone: 318-460-0355

Fax: 318-807-0926

Mark J. Neal:

Last Updated: 8/12/2019

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