Jay P. Adams

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Biography

Jay was born in Monroe, Louisiana, in 1963 and graduated with a BA in Political Science in 1985 from Louisiana State University. He earned his Juris Doctorate degree from Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, in 1988.

Jay spent his first year practicing with a firm in Shreveport, La., before returning home to practice with Hudson, Potts & Bernstein in 1989, where he is a senior partner.

Jay currently serves as a Director on the Board of the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel, representing District 7. He is also a member of the Defense Research Institute. Jay’s professional affiliations include the Louisiana State Bar Association and American Bar Association.

Jay is admitted to practice before all Louisiana Courts, the Federal Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, the Federal Western District of Louisiana and the United States Supreme Court.

Areas of Practice (11)

  • Insurance Defense
  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Products Liability
  • Personal Injury
  • Legal Malpractice Defense
  • Arson Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Premises Liability
  • Health Care
  • Medical Malpractice

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
University Attended:
Louisiana State University, B.S., 1985
Law School Attended:
Louisiana State University, J.D., 1988
Year of First Admission:
1988
Admission:
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana and U.S. Supreme Court; 1988, Louisiana
Memberships:
Defense Research Institute.
Birth Information:
Monroe, Louisiana, November 29, 1963
ISLN:
909545848
Hobbies & interests:
Jay is active in his community and church and has served on numerous boards and committees and is a past president of the Ouachita Parish LSU alumni association. He is married to Rayne Roques Adams, and they have two children, son Sean and daughter Ashleigh.

Peer Reviews

4.9/5.0 (23 reviews)
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  • Legal Knowledge

    5.0/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.8/5.0
  • Judgment

    5.0/5.0
  • Communication

    5.0/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    5.0/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Member on 10/15/13 in Litigation

    Mr. Adams is unfailingly courteous and professional,capable,and forthright. His word is his bond,and you may safely rely upon it. He is also conscientious,diligent,considerate,and generous with his time and other members of the bar. He is the kind of... Read more

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    Mr. Adams is unfailingly courteous and professional,capable,and forthright. His word is his bond,and you may safely rely upon it. He is also conscientious,diligent,considerate,and generous with his time and other members of the bar. He is the kind of lawyer who makes me proud to be a member of the bar. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 10/07/13 in Trial Practice

    I've litigated both with and against Jay for more than 20 years and find him to be of the highest ethical and legal standards.

    I've litigated both with and against Jay for more than 20 years and find him to be of the highest ethical and legal standards. Read less

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Affiliations

CLM

Monroe, Louisiana

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