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  • The University of Alabama School of Law, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, LL.M., Business Transactions, magna cum laude, 2015
  • Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana J.D./C.L., magna cum laude, 2013, Order of the Coif
  • Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, B.A., Political Science, cum laude, 2010
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  • Louisiana, 2013
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Jessica Allain
Associate
Suite 1600
600 Jefferson St
Lafayette, LA 70501
337.593.7625 tel

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Jessica S. Allain is an associate in the firm's Business & Commercial Litigation Practice Group and practices from the firm’s Lafayette office. Ms. Allain focuses her practice in the areas of commercial litigation, real property litigation, construction law, and appellate law.

Ms. Allain is a 2013 graduate of the Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, where she graduated magna cum laude and was inducted into the Order of the Coif. Ms. Allain also served as a member of the 2012-2013 Moot Court Board and as Online Editor of the Louisiana Law Review. Ms. Allain went on to complete her LLM in Business Transactions from the University of Alabama School of Law, where she graduated magna cum laude. Prior to law school Ms. Allain attended Louisiana State University where she graduated cum laude with a Bachelors in Political Science.

Ms. Allain is involved in a variety of community service efforts with the Junior League of Lafayette, the705, and the Opportunity Machine.

News

Presentations

  • "Lease Agreements, Tenant Issues, and Documentation", July 7, 2016, Sterling Education Services
  • "Tenant Default, Notice of Default, and Lease Termination", July 7, 2016, Sterling Education Services
  • "Legal Issues for Startups", July 2014, St. Landry Parish Economic Development
  • "Start Up Crash Course", April 23, 2014, INNOV8

Publications

  • Lose the Race to the Courthouse and a Good Deed Done Shall Be Your Only Reward: Fifth Circuit Bars
    Louisiana Law Review Lagniappe, October 23, 2014
  • Legacy Reform Limits Liability
    Energy Law Currents, March 7, 2013
  • From Jeopardy to Jaundice: The Medical Liability Implications of Dr. Watson and Other Artificial
    The Louisiana Law Review, 73 La. L. Rev. 1049,

Memberships

  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Lafayette Bar Association
  • Lafayette Young Lawyers Association
  • the705
  • Junior League of Lafayette