Private rites held for retired attorney Michael Meyer

MICHAEL DAVID MEYER, a retired attorney who came to New Orleans from his native Detroit, died on Monday, September 23, 2019.  He was 70. 

A graduate of the University of Michigan, Meyer received his law degree from the Tulane University School of Law. Following his graduation from law school, he was admitted to both the California and Louisiana Bars. Meyer maintained a private law practice in New Orleans until his retirement in 2012

Meyer is survived by his wife of 38 years, Julie Grant Meyer; his children, Rabbi Rachel Grant Meyer (Sarah Strnad) of Brooklyn, NY and Josh Meyer (Alison Denton) of New York, NY.; a sister, Yael Elizabeth Meyer of Israel and a grandson.

Private services were held by the family.

Donations in Meyer’s honor may be made to Touro Synagogue, 4238 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, 70115;  NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) New Orleans , HIAS or the charity of your choice.


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