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Justin A. Jack, Latest Attorney To Join Adams and Reese Baton Rouge Office

9/4/2017
Justin A. Jack joined the Baton Rouge Office of the law firm of Adams and Reese as an associate and litigator.

Jack joins the firm following a year-long stint as a Judicial Law Clerk to the Hon. Ulysses Gene Thibodeaux, Chief Judge of the Louisiana Third Circuit Court of Appeal. In that role, Jack conducted research on complex civil and criminal matters on appeal, assisted in the preparation of opinions for both civil and criminal matters on appeal, and reviewed and edited opinions authored by judges prior to their publications.

Jack graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor of arts in political science from Carleton College in 2012 and completed his J.D. from Tulane University Law School in 2015. While in law school, he served as managing editor of the Tulane Journal of International and Comparative Law and the executive editor of The Southern Journal of Policy and Justice. In addition, Jack was a member of the Legislative Administrative Advocacy Clinic, the Frederick Douglass Moot Court and the Black Law Students Association. A recipient of the Greater New Orleans Louis A. Martinet Legal Society Writing Scholarship, he earned a dean’s scholarship and was an Equal Justice Works Summer Corps Fellow.

As an undergraduate, Jack was a Harry S. Truman Scholarship Finalist, an Arnold Donald Scholars Fund recipient and a Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellow, and received the Peer Leader Award. He was a college council student representative and a student senator.

Jack is a member of the Judge Albert Tate American Inn of Court, and was a 2017 Fellow of the New Leaders Council. In the community, he is a member of both the St. Augustine High School Alumni Association’s New Orleans Chapter and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity’s Sigma Lambda Chapter.