Jared Nelson has been selected to join The National Black Lawyers’ organization as a National Black Lawyer Top 40 Under 40 for African American attorneys. The organization recognizes African American legal excellence and includes both plaintiff and defense attorneys in all practice areas.
Jared is an energy litigator practicing in the firm’s Lafayette office. He has experience in multiple facets of litigation, including drafting motions, exceptions, demand and settlement letters, discovery requests and responses, and direct and cross examination questions. Jared was selected to the Louisiana State Bar Association’s Leadership Class in 2019 and the House of Delegates, representing the 15th Judicial District Court, effective June 2020. He is also a member of LSBA’s Committee on Diversity and Young Lawyers Division, Lafayette Bar Association’s Young Lawyer Division, Louis A. Martinet Legal Society of Greater Lafayette and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
Prior to practicing law, Jared served as a Probation and Parole Officer for the State of Louisiana, Department of Public Safety and Corrections for seven years. Prior to joining the firm, Jared served as an Assistant Attorney General for the Louisiana Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General, handling tort and civil rights litigation for the State of Louisiana.
Jared received his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Southern University Law Center in 2018.