Jones Fussell’s unique blend of diverse backgrounds and highly experienced and skilled attorneys allows us to offer our clients the best quality legal services available. Whether you are looking for an attorney to guide you through a business transaction, debt restructuring, aggressively pursue your interests in court or provide quality closing services for the purchase of your new home, Jones Fussell and its team of negotiators and litigators can provide the legal services you are seeking. Jones Fussell is defined by its considerable knowledge base and proactive approach to addressing legal and business challenges in the firm’s core practice areas:

Corporate & Securities

Jones Fussell has a long history of assisting clients with all of their business needs. We serve clients ranging from large multi-national corporations to local businesses, professionals and insurers. The services our experienced team of attorneys can provide you include, but are not limited to:

• Entity Formation
• Business Management Services
• Mergers and Acquisitions
• Franchise and SEC Compliance
• Business Transactions and Agreements
• Debt Restructuring and Bankruptcy Related Financing


We have a skilled and experienced business litigation team ready to provide the highest standard of court representation possible. Our results-oriented attorneys bring a thorough understanding of individual client
objectives to each case. Our expertise in this legal specialty includes, but is not limited to:

• Casualty and Insurance Defense
• Business and General Litigation
• Criminal Defense
• Aviation Law
• Construction
• Succession and Probate Administration
• Employment Law and Labor Disputes
• Bankruptcy

Real Estate, Land Use and Development

ALTA Best Practice Certified
Our real estate attorneys service all of southern Louisiana. We are recognized as approved closers for nearly all lending institutions in the region, so Jones Fussell can help you procure and close financing packages for any type of business or real estate venture. Our Firm is also considered the “go to” group to procure regulatory approval and/or entitlement from a local governmental body in connection with proposed land use and development.

• Zoning and Land Use
• Transactions
• Permit Applications and Regulatory Compliance
• Abstracts
• Title Insurance and Closings
• Financing
• Subdivision Development and Management

Estate Planning and Trust Administration

Our knowledgeable estate planning team will work closely with you to meet your goals and ensure that your assets and your loved ones are protected. Our attorneys can assist with the following matters:

• Last Will and Testaments
• General Powers of Attorney
• Healthcare Directives
• Trusts
• Succession and Probate Administration

Family Law

Jones Fussell has a team of experienced and savvy family law practitioners. Our experience in family law includes the following types of matters:

• Child Custody and Support
• Divorce
• Community Property Partition
• Guardianship/Tutorship
• Family Contracts
• Spousal Support
• Marriage Contracts

Personal Injury

When you engage Jones Fussell in a personal injury matter, we will explore all avenues on your behalf with the goal of achieving the best result possible, whether it be through an out-of-court settlement or trial. The types of cases we handle include, but are not limited to:

• Accident and Injury
• Wrongful Death
• Workplace Injuries
• Premises Liability

Regulatory and Healthcare

Our business transaction attorneys have an outstanding reputation for effective representation of regulatory and healthcare clients. From healthcare governance and compliance to medical and dental malpractice, our expertise in this legal specialty includes, but is not limited to:

• Compliance
• Administration
• Collections


In these challenging economic times, Jones Fussell is prepared to advise and counsel business clients who may need to seek bankruptcy protection, and to assist creditors in pursuing recovery of funds from debtors who have declared bankruptcy. Services offered include:

• Chapter 7, 11 and 13 Bankruptcies

• Debt Restructuring and Bankruptcy Related Financing

• Protection of Creditor Interests in Bankruptcy Proceedings

Church Law

The legal needs of churches and other faith-based organizations are unique and complex. Jones Fussell understands the critical needs of the church and how best to navigate legal issues in a manner that is consistent with church doctrine yet protects the interests of the church and the church family. Jones Fussell's team has many years of experience counseling churches and other faith-based organizations in these areas:

• Employment advice, counsel and litigation

• Risk management and insurance issues

• Review and preparation of contracts and related litigation

• Church intellectual property

• Real estate and zoning matters