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L. Blake Jones

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Practice Areas:

  • Admiralty and Maritime
  • General Litigation Practice
  • Personal Injury
  • Sales & Use Tax Litigation
  • Ad Valorem Tax Litigation
  • Civil Rights
  • Products Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Criminal Defense
L. Blake Jones
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Education

  • Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • Juris Doctorate - 1972
  • Louisiana State University
    • Bachelor of Arts - 1968
    • Major: History
  • University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
    • Honors: Fulbright-Hays Study Grant

Bar Admission

  • Louisiana, 1972
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1975
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1972
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana, 1972
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Mississippi
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Mississippi
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court District of Nevada
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court District of Alaska
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Honors

  • Named to the 2020 Louisiana Super Lawyers List

Classes & Seminars

  • Speaker, Civil Procedure, Academy of New Orleans Trial Lawyers
  • Maritime Speaker, Jamaican Sunset CLE, 2006 to 2013

Pro-Bono Activities

  • World Trade Center
  • National Board Member, St. Judes Ranch for Children, 1999 to Present
  • Past President, New Orleans Coalition
  • Urban Land Institute
  • Team and Playground Sponsor, Coach, Friends of N.O.R.D.
  • Bureau of Governmental Research
  • Public Affairs Research Counsel

Past Positions

  • Smith, Scheuermann & Jones, 1973
  • Smith & Scheuermann, 1972

Professional Associations

  • American Association of Justice, Member
  • Federal Bar Association, Member
  • Louisiana Association of Justice, Member Director
  • New Orleans Bar Association, Member
  • American Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Academy of New Orleans Trial Lawyers, Member
  • Louis Martinet Legal Society, Member
  • Prudential Securities Claim for the Southern District of New York, Appointed Louisiana Mediator/Arbitrator
  • Louisiana Supreme Court, Appointed Judge Ad Hoc
  • Bar Association of the Federal 5th Circuit