Benjamin D. Jones


Benjamin D. Jones focuses his practice on oil and gas litigation, environmental litigation, and general commercial litigation.

Mr. Jones earned his Juris Doctor from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law in 2011, where he was a published member of the Loyola Law Review. While at Loyola, he also participated in the 2010 Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot in Vienna, Austria, and earned Law Excellence Awards for the highest grade in Moot Court and Louisiana Civil Procedure.

Mr. Jones joined Ottinger Hebert, L.L.C., in 2012. Before moving to Lafayette, he served as a law clerk to the Honorable Karen L. Hayes, Magistrate Judge for the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana. Prior to attending law school, he graduated with a degree in Anthropology from Louisiana State University.

Mr. Jones is licensed to practice in all trial and appellate courts in the State of Louisiana, as well as the United States District Courts for the Western and Eastern Districts of Louisiana and the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. He is an active member in the Louisiana State Bar Association, the Lafayette Bar Association, and the Lafayette Young Lawyers Association.


Publications:

Conflicting Results: The Debate in Louisiana Courts Over the Proper Method of Appellate Review for the Inconsistent Verdicts of Bifurcated Trials, 56 Loyola Law Review 995 (Winter 2010).