Meet J. R. Whaley
When you, your business, or someone close to you suffers a physical or financial injury, you likely don’t know which way to turn or what to do next. You are probably in an unfamiliar and stressful situation. You need guidance. And you deserve justice.
J. R. Whaley understands the law and how to get results in litigation. J. R. is forward-thinking, accessible, approachable, and responsive. And his reputation for quality and results means you can trust him to get the best results for your case.
Whether you are an individual, small business, medical provider, farmer, or publicly traded company, J. R. Whaley stands ready to help.
J. R. knows how to obtain justice for you.
Complex litigation presents unique challenges. And if you or your business are involved in a complex case, you need an attorney that understands your situation, what the next steps look like, and how to best represent your interests.
J. R. has years of experience trying complex litigation cases in both federal and state courts throughout the country. His clients appreciate his knowledge and experience and judges have even remarked on his unique capabilities. One judge even commented that J. R. exhibited “qualities that every lawyer should possess and display.”
And in just the last several years, J. R. has obtained tens of millions of dollars for his clients through settlements and verdicts.
In addition to complex litigation cases, J. R. also has years of experience working on serious personal injury cases including death, financial injury cases such as consumer disputes and unfair business practices, and disputes between insurance companies and their policy holders.
You deserve an attorney that can serve as a partner and will keep you informed.
You stand to get the best result possible when your attorney’s interests are aligned with your interests. For that reason, J. R. built his law practice to allow him to help you using contingency fee and similar arrangements. In those cases, he only gets paid if you get paid.
J. R. is also committed to being a partner in your search for justice. He is approachable and accessible and believes in staying in contact with his clients to make sure they always know what work he is doing and where their case stands.
J. R. is active in his community.
In addition to his legal practice, J. R. believes in supporting his community and remaining active in his community. He has been chosen to attend leadership programs and serves on a board of a non-profit dedicated to helping young men aging out of the foster care system.
J. R. writes for various publications, including The Legal Examiner and Living Safer. Some of his articles explain the importance of having the appropriate levels of insurance and other issues impacting consumers and businesses.
Because he survived a house fire as a child, J. R. also partners with his hometown fire department to talk about fire safety with children and teaches them the importance of having properly working smoke detectors in their home. With his family, J. R. provides a scholarship to a child of a firefighter attending college in honor of his brother who helped save J. R. and his parents from the house fire.
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- Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center
Juris Doctor, May 1998
- Louisiana State University
Bachelor of Arts, History & Political Science, December 1993
- U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 2012
- U.S. Supreme Court, 2002
- U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit, 1998
- U.S. District Court, Louisiana Western District, 1998
- U.S. District Court, Louisiana Middle District, 1998
- U.S. District Court, Louisiana Eastern District, 1998
- Louisiana Supreme Court, 1998