L. Blake Jones

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Top Rated Transportation & Maritime Attorney in New Orleans, LA

Blake Jones Law Firm, L.L.C.
 | 701 Poydras St, Suite 4100
New Orleans, LA 70139
Phone: 504-323-4314
Fax: 504-525-4380
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1972
Practice Areas:
  • Transportation/Maritime
Attorney Profile

At The Blake Jones Law Firm, L.L.C., L. Blake Jones is the managing partner, and handles legal issues of maritime and admiralty, personal injury, general litigation, ad valorem and sales and use tax litigation, products liability, premises liability, and criminal defense. He represents those in Southeast Louisiana, including New Orleans, Houma and south of Lafayette. As a mediator and arbitrator appointed by the state, he has resolved over 80 cases and is on the board of directors for the Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association.

Mr. Jones is admitted to practice in the state of Louisiana, the Court of Military Appeals; the Army Board for Correction of Military Records; the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd, 4th and 5th Circuits; and the United States Supreme Court. Experienced in handling cases throughout the country, he is also admitted to the U.S. District Courts for the Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana, the Northern District of Georgia, the Southern District of Alabama, the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida, the Southern and Northern Districts of Mississippi, the Southern District of Texas, the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the Northern District of California, the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and the District of Alaska and Nevada.

A graduate of Louisiana State University, Mr. Jones first earned a Bachelor of Arts in history in 1968 and then graduated from the University of Belgrade. He earned a Juris Doctor in 1972 from Tulane University Law School, and is a member of the American Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association, the American Association for Justice and many others.

Mr. Jones is a speaker for the Academy of New Orleans Trial Lawyers and the New Orleans Bar Association. Giving back to the community, he works with the Urban Land Institute, the Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana and St. Jude’s Ranch for Children.

 
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Transportation/Maritime (100%)

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Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2020

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About Blake Jones

Admitted: 1972, Louisiana

Professional Webpage: http://nola-law.com/attorneys/l-blake-jones

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • Appointed Judge Ad Hoc by the Louisiana Supreme Court (8 times)
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1975
  • U.S. District Court District of Alaska
  • Louisiana, 1972
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
  • American Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • Prudential Securities Claim for the Southern District of NY
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court District of Nevada
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit, 1972
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Mississippi
  • Board of Correction of Military Records
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia
  • Bar Association for Federal Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Alabama
  • Board of Directors, Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana, 1972
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Mississippi
  • Court of Military Appeals
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
  • Federal Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

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

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Speaker, New Orleans Bar Association
  • Speaker, Academy of New Orleans Trial Lawyers
  • Speaker, Louis Martinet Legal Society

Educational Background:

  • University of Belgrade, Honors: Fullbright-Hayes Study Grant, 1966
  • Louisiana State University, B.A., Major: History, 1968
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Office Location for L. Blake Jones

701 Poydras St
Suite 4100
New Orleans, LA 70139

Phone: 504-323-4314

Fax: 504-525-4380

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Last Updated: 1/4/2019

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