Jennifer O'Connell

Associate
Location:
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Phone:
225-387-9888
877-850-1047 (Toll Free)
Fax:
225-387-9886
Email:

Jen was born and raised in Mandeville, Louisiana. She attended Fontainebleau High School where she ran track. After graduating high school in 2005, Jen attended Southeastern Louisiana University. She graduated Magna Cum Laude with a degree in Political Science in 2009. Jen received her Juris Doctorate from the LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center in 2012, where she graduated on the Chancellor’s List.

During her time at LSU law, Jen received the Cali Award for Advanced Appellate Advocacy. She also received the "Best Oral Advocate" award at the American Bar Association Moot Court Competition two years in a row.

Jen was admitted to the Louisiana State Bar Association in 2012 and is a member of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, and she is currently admitted to practice before all Louisiana state courts. Jen’s practice centers on workers' compensation, insurance defense and general liability matters.

Areas of Practice

  • Workers' Compensation
  • Insurance Defense
  • General Liability

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of Louisiana
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Middle District of Louisiana
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Western District of Louisiana

Education

  • Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • Juris Doctorate - 2012
  • Southeastern Louisiana University, Louisiana
    • B.A. magna cum laude - 2009
    • Major: Political Science
  • Fontainebleau High School, Mandeville, Louisiana - 2005

Honors and Awards

  • Cali Award for Advanced Appellate Advocacy
  • "Best Oral Advocate" award at the American Bar Association Moot Court Competition

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Baton Rouge Bar Association, Member
  • Louisiana State Bar Association, Member