Justin A. Jack is an associate in the Baton Rouge office. His practice focuses on all aspects of litigation.
Justin served as a Judicial Law Clerk to the Hon. Ulysses Gene Thibodeaux, Chief Judge of the Louisiana Third Circuit Court of Appeal. In that role, Justin 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.
Justin’s experience includes:
- Serving as a judicial law clerk for the Hon. Karen Wells Roby, United States Magistrate Judge of the United State District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, from 2015-2016
- Serving as an extern to the Hon. Nanette Jolivette Brown, United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana from 2014-2015
- Serving a summer clerkship with the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia in 2014
- Serving as a summer intern in 2013 for the Hon. Brian A. Jackson, Chief United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana
- Serving as a summer intern for the Juvenile Justice Project of Louisiana in 2013
Justin 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, Justin 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, Justin 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.
Justin 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.
In his spare time, Justin enjoys computer programming, watching and playing baseball, traveling and exploring new restaurants. He has served as a baseball coach and mentor with Milne Playground of New Orleans and a teacher and mentor with Breakthrough Collaborative.
- Tulane University Law School, J.D., 2015
- Carleton College, B.A., Political Science, 2012
- United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
- United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana
- United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana
- United States District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana
Areas of Practice
- American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Scholarship Program, 2020-2021
- New Leaders Council, Fellow 2017
Professional Affiliations & Memberships
National Bar Association
Louisiana Bar Association
Judge Albert Tate American Inn of Court