• Banking 
  • Trusts, Estate Planning and Probate
  • General Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Litigation

Jay was born in Lake Charles, Louisiana and attended McNeese State University upon graduation from high school, earning a Bachelor of Arts in Humanities with minors in English, History, and Biology. Soon thereafter, Jay attended Loyola University New Orleans’ College of Law, where he was a contributing editor of the Loyola Maritime Law Journal, one of only four maritime law journal publications in the country. You can find his article, Planetary Pandemonium: Legal Concerns Regarding SpaceX’s Mars Colonization Claims, in Vol. 22, Issue 2. Jay was also Vice President of the International Law Society, a teaching assistant for Profs. Patrick Hugg and Blaine LeCesne, and a student mentor. Jay earned the Asterisk Award for the highest grade in Torts, and graduated in the top third of his class. Jay spends most of his free time playing guitar, cheering on the LSU Tigers, cooking, hunting, and golfing.

BAR Admissions:

  • Louisiana (2023)
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit (2023)
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana (2023)
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana (2023)
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana (2023)

Professional Associations:

  • Southwest Louisiana Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section Federal Bar Association

Office Location

  • Lake Charles Office


    One Lakeside Plaza,
    4th Floor,
    Lake Charles, Louisiana 70601