• Practice

    Private practice in Slidell, LA, within the New Orleans Metropolitan Area. Satellite office located in Dallas, TX. Mr. Jones’ primary emphasis is on litigation involving personal injury/insurance defense, including defense of automobile accidents, products liability defense, slip and fall defense, maritime and personal injury defense, medical malpractice defense, toxic tort litigation, immigration law and construction liability defense, as well as plaintiff personal injury.

  • Education

    University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA (Pre-Law, 1981); Loyola University, New Orleans, LA (J.D., 1984) 

  • Professional Licenses

     Licensed to practice in Louisiana (1984), Texas (2007), and licensed Property & Casualty Insurance Adjuster in Texas (2012). 

  • Professional Memberships

    Defense Research Institute; Louisiana Bar Association (Member, Insurance, Tort, Workers Compensation and Admiralty Law); New Orleans Bar Association; 22nd JDC Bar Association; Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel; Christian Legal Society. Mr. Jones is admitted to practice before all Louisiana courts, as well as the U.S. District Court for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana, and the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. 

  • Practice Experience

    Presently Owner-Law Offices of Scott G. Jones. Partner with Inabnet & Jones, L.L.C., Mandeville, LA (September 27, 2004 – February 2016); partner/director, Hulse & Wanek, APLC, New Orleans, LA (July, 1988 – September 24, 2004); associate attorney, Hebert, Mouledoux & Bland, New Orleans, LA (October, 1984 – July, 1988); clerked with Hebert & Abott Law Firm of New Orleans, LA (1983 – 1984). Mr. Jones’ law practice has focused on maritime personal injury litigation, Jones Act defense and insurance coverage and general casualty defense, as well as products liability and medical malpractice defense and toxic tort litigation. His trial experience includes over 50 jury trials throughout southeast Louisiana and as many bench trials within the same geographical area. Mr. Jones is the lead defense attorney in over 30 reported appellate decisions in Louisiana within the last 25 years that cover cases in products liability, insurance coverage and commercial trucking defense. A resume of these reported decisions is available and can be provided. In addition to his professional experience, Mr. Jones has been married for 33 years, has three children and is a member of the International Trumpet Players Guild.