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John T. Cox, Jr.

Shreveport, Louisiana
phone  318-221-6858
fax  318-227-2967
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Mr. Cox's practice involves labor and employment law, commercial and banking litigation, estate planning and elder law, and mediation. He received his undergraduate and law degrees from Louisiana State University, where he was a member of Order of the Coif, Omicron Delta Kappa and the Louisiana Law Review. Mr. Cox was admitted to practice in 1968 and joined the firm in 1970. He is a member of the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel, serves on the Corporate Laws Committee of the Louisiana State Bar Association and is a Master of the Harry V. Booth American Inns of Court. Mr. Cox has served as President of the Shreveport Bar Association and The Committee of 100.  He has served on the Boards of Holiday in Dixie, The Shreveport Symphony and Northwest Louisiana Legal Services Inc. He is the recipient of the Valley Forge Freedom Foundation George Washington Medal and is listed in "Who's Who in American Law" and "Who's Who in America." In addition to the state courts of Louisiana, he is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Courts of Appeals for the Fifth, Eighth and Eleventh Circuits, and the United States District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana and the Eastern District of Texas. He is licensed to mediate disputes in Louisiana and is affiliated with MAPS. Mr. Cox is a Director of the firm and may be reached at (318) 934-0243.



Areas of Practice:
Labor and Employment
Litigation Practice
Business Planning and Commercial Transactions
Banking, Other Financial Institutions and Bankruptcy
Estate Planning, Successions and Probate Administration
Elder Law
Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution
Bar Admissions:
Louisiana, 1968
U.S. Courts
         Supreme Court, 1973
         Fifth Circuit, 1982
         Eighth Circuit, 1991
         Eastern District, LA, 1968
         Middle District, LA, 1968
         Western District, LA, 1969
         Eastern District, TX, 1982
         U.S. Tax Court, 1969
Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1968
Doctor of Jurisprudence
Honors: Summa Cum Laude
Honors: Order of the Coif; Member, Louisiana State University Law Review
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1965
Bachelor of Science
Published Works:                
Defamation: A Compendium Louisiana Law Review, Vol. 27, 1                
Representative Cases:                     
  •          Muslow v. A.G. Edwards & Sons, Inc., 509 So.2d 1012 (La.App. 2 Cir. 1987)
  •          Ford Motor Credit Co. v. Partee, 505 So.2d 919 (La.App. 2 Cir. 1987)
  •         Cross v. Lucius, 713 F.2d 153 (C.A.5 (La.) 1983)
  •         Davis v. A.G. Edwards and Sons, Inc., 823 F.2d 105 (C.A.5 (La.) 1987)

Representative Clients:
Querbes & Nelson
Red River Motor Company
Eldorado Casino and Resort Shreveport
JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A.
Honors and Awards:
Louisiana State University Law Center Hall of Fame
Valley Forge Freedom's Foundation George Washington Honor Medal
Who's Who in the World
Who's Who in American Law
Who's Who in America
Professional Associations and Memberships: 
American Bar Association
Louisiana State Bar Association
Shreveport Bar Association
Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
Phi Delta Phi
Omicron Delta Kappa
Sigma Chi

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  • Local: 318-221-6858
    Fax: 318-227-2967
  • Shreveport Office
    Regions Tower, Suite 700 
    333 Texas Street
    Shreveport, Louisiana 71101
  • Mailing Address
    P.O. Drawer 1126
    Shreveport, Louisiana 71163
  • Bossier City Office
    Beene Office Park, Suite 100
    2250 Hospital Drive
    Bossier City, Louisiana 71111

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