J. E. Pierson, Jr.

J.E. Pierson, Jr.

Of Counsel

318-934-0202
jpierson@bwor.com
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J.E. Pierson, Jr.

Of Counsel

318-221-6858
jpierson@bwor.com
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Mr. Pierson has been in practice for more than 40 years and is Of Counsel to Blanchard Walker. His practice primarily involves taxation, estate planning and administration, and employee benefits matters.

He received his undergraduate and law degrees from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where he was a member of the Louisiana Law Review.

Mr. Pierson was admitted to practice in 1972 and joined Blanchard Walker that year. He practiced with the firm until 2003, at which time he went to serve Regions Bank as Senior Vice President and Trust Officer, rejoining Blanchard Walker as Of Counsel in 2013.

In addition to the state courts of Louisiana, he is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana and the United States Tax Court.

He is a non-practicing Certified Public Accountant and is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.

Mr. Pierson has served as President of the Young Lawyers Section of the Shreveport Bar Association and as a member of the Louisiana Law Institute’s Trust Code Revision Committee. He also has served on the Boards of the Hal Sutton Foundation and Goodwill Industries of Northwest Louisiana.

Mr. Pierson may be reached at (318) 934-0202.

Mr. Pierson has been in practice for more than 40 years and is Of Counsel to Blanchard Walker. His practice primarily involves taxation, estate planning and administration, and employee benefits matters.

He received his undergraduate and law degrees from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where he was a member of the Louisiana Law Review.

Mr. Pierson was admitted to practice in 1972 and joined Blanchard Walker that year. He practiced with the firm until 2003, at which time he went to serve Regions Bank as Senior Vice President and Trust Officer, rejoining Blanchard Walker as Of Counsel in 2013.

In addition to the state courts of Louisiana, he is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana and the United States Tax Court.

He is a non-practicing Certified Public Accountant and is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.

Mr. Pierson has served as President of the Young Lawyers Section of the Shreveport Bar Association and as a member of the Louisiana Law Institute’s Trust Code Revision Committee. He also has served on the Boards of the Hal Sutton Foundation and Goodwill Industries of Northwest Louisiana.

Mr. Pierson may be reached at (318) 934-0202.

Mr. Pierson has been in practice for more than 40 years and is Of Counsel to Blanchard Walker. His practice primarily involves taxation, estate planning and administration, and employee benefits matters.

He received his undergraduate and law degrees from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where he was a member of the Louisiana Law Review.

Mr. Pierson was admitted to practice in 1972 and joined Blanchard Walker that year. He practiced with the firm until 2003, at which time he went to serve Regions Bank as Senior Vice President and Trust Officer, rejoining Blanchard Walker as Of Counsel in 2013.

In addition to the state courts of Louisiana, he is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana and the United States Tax Court.

He is a non-practicing Certified Public Accountant and is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.

Mr. Pierson has served as President of the Young Lawyers Section of the Shreveport Bar Association and as a member of the Louisiana Law Institute’s Trust Code Revision Committee. He also has served on the Boards of the Hal Sutton Foundation and Goodwill Industries of Northwest Louisiana.

Mr. Pierson may be reached at (318) 934-0202.

 
Mr. Pierson has been in practice for more than 40 years and is Of Counsel to Blanchard Walker. His practice primarily involves taxation, estate planning and administration, and employee benefits matters.

He received his undergraduate and law degrees from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where he was a member of the Louisiana Law Review.

Mr. Pierson was admitted to practice in 1972 and joined Blanchard Walker that year. He practiced with the firm until 2003, at which time he went to serve Regions Bank as Senior Vice President and Trust Officer, rejoining Blanchard Walker as Of Counsel in 2013.

In addition to the state courts of Louisiana, he is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana and the United States Tax Court.

He is a non-practicing Certified Public Accountant and is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.

Mr. Pierson has served as President of the Young Lawyers Section of the Shreveport Bar Association and as a member of the Louisiana Law Institute’s Trust Code Revision Committee. He also has served on the Boards of the Hal Sutton Foundation and Goodwill Industries of Northwest Louisiana.

Mr. Pierson may be reached at (318) 934-0202.

Mr. Adkins’ practice at Blanchard Walker focuses on energy and commercial litigation. His litigation practice includes a broad array of commercial and business disputes, as well as cases involving oilfield contamination; mineral landowner and lessee disputes; mineral regulatory issues; and, other aspects of oilfield litigation. 

He earned his undergraduate degree at Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, Louisiana (summa cum laude; Phi Kappa Phi) and his law degree at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where he was a member of the Louisiana Law Review. 

Mr. Adkins was admitted to practice in 1984 and joined Blanchard Walker in 1988.  He has practiced in numerous state courts throughout the State of Louisiana and in all Louisiana federal district courts, and has appeared before both the Louisiana Supreme Court and the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.  He is a member of the American, Louisiana and Shreveport Bar Associations and the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel, as well as the Louisiana Oil and Gas Association.  Mr. Adkins also serves on the Louisiana State Law Institute Mineral Law-Legacy Disputes Committee.

Mr. Adkins’ practice at Blanchard Walker focuses on energy and commercial litigation. His litigation practice includes a broad array of commercial and business disputes, as well as cases involving oilfield contamination; mineral landowner and lessee disputes; mineral regulatory issues; and, other aspects of oilfield litigation. 

He earned his undergraduate degree at Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, Louisiana (summa cum laude; Phi Kappa Phi) and his law degree at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where he was a member of the Louisiana Law Review. 

Mr. Adkins was admitted to practice in 1984 and joined Blanchard Walker in 1988.  He has practiced in numerous state courts throughout the State of Louisiana and in all Louisiana federal district courts, and has appeared before both the Louisiana Supreme Court and the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.  He is a member of the American, Louisiana and Shreveport Bar Associations and the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel, as well as the Louisiana Oil and Gas Association.  Mr. Adkins also serves on the Louisiana State Law Institute Mineral Law-Legacy Disputes Committee.

 
Mr. Pierson has been in practice for more than 40 years and is Of Counsel to Blanchard Walker. His practice primarily involves taxation, estate planning and administration, and employee benefits matters.

He received his undergraduate and law degrees from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where he was a member of the Louisiana Law Review.

Mr. Pierson was admitted to practice in 1972 and joined Blanchard Walker that year. He practiced with the firm until 2003, at which time he went to serve Regions Bank as Senior Vice President and Trust Officer, rejoining Blanchard Walker as Of Counsel in 2013.

In addition to the state courts of Louisiana, he is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana and the United States Tax Court.

He is a non-practicing Certified Public Accountant and is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.

Mr. Pierson has served as President of the Young Lawyers Section of the Shreveport Bar Association and as a member of the Louisiana Law Institute’s Trust Code Revision Committee. He also has served on the Boards of the Hal Sutton Foundation and Goodwill Industries of Northwest Louisiana.

Mr. Pierson may be reached at (318) 934-0202.

Mr. Adkins’ practice at Blanchard Walker focuses on energy and commercial litigation. His litigation practice includes a broad array of commercial and business disputes, as well as cases involving oilfield contamination; mineral landowner and lessee disputes; mineral regulatory issues; and, other aspects of oilfield litigation. 

He earned his undergraduate degree at Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, Louisiana (summa cum laude; Phi Kappa Phi) and his law degree at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where he was a member of the Louisiana Law Review. 

Mr. Adkins was admitted to practice in 1984 and joined Blanchard Walker in 1988.  He has practiced in numerous state courts throughout the State of Louisiana and in all Louisiana federal district courts, and has appeared before both the Louisiana Supreme Court and the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.  He is a member of the American, Louisiana and Shreveport Bar Associations and the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel, as well as the Louisiana Oil and Gas Association.  Mr. Adkins also serves on the Louisiana State Law Institute Mineral Law-Legacy Disputes Committee.

Mr. Adkins’ practice at Blanchard Walker focuses on energy and commercial litigation. His litigation practice includes a broad array of commercial and business disputes, as well as cases involving oilfield contamination; mineral landowner and lessee disputes; mineral regulatory issues; and, other aspects of oilfield litigation. 

He earned his undergraduate degree at Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, Louisiana (summa cum laude; Phi Kappa Phi) and his law degree at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where he was a member of the Louisiana Law Review. 

Mr. Adkins was admitted to practice in 1984 and joined Blanchard Walker in 1988.  He has practiced in numerous state courts throughout the State of Louisiana and in all Louisiana federal district courts, and has appeared before both the Louisiana Supreme Court and the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.  He is a member of the American, Louisiana and Shreveport Bar Associations and the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel, as well as the Louisiana Oil and Gas Association.  Mr. Adkins also serves on the Louisiana State Law Institute Mineral Law-Legacy Disputes Committee.


Estate Planning
Successions and Probate Administration
Trust LawTaxation
Employee Benefits
Elder Law

Louisiana, 1972

U.S. Courts:

U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Tax Court
Fifth Circuit
Western District of Louisiana

Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1972

Doctor of Jurisprudence
Honors: Louisiana Law Review

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1968

Bachelor of Science, Accounting
Published Works:
Usufructuary Taxation — Avoiding the Zero Basis, 32 Louisiana Law Review 122 (1972).
Case note: Disproportionate Advances by Shareholders of Subchapter S Corporations and the One Class of Stock Requirement; Stinnett V. Commissioner, 54 Tax Court 221 (1970), 31 Louisiana Law Review 510 (1970).

Louisiana State Bar Association
Shreveport Bar Association
American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, Fellow
Louisiana Law Institute’s Trust Code Revision Committee, Member

Fraternities:
Phi Delta Phi
Sigma Chi

Arkla, Inc. v. United States, 765 F.2d 487 (5th Cir. 1985), writ denied, 475 U.S 1064 (1986).
Noram Energy Corp. v. United States, 827 S.W.2d 126 (Arkansas Supreme Court, 1992), writ denied, 506 U.S. 870 (1992).
MRT Exploration Company v. McNamera, 648 So2d (La. App. 1st Cir. 1994), writ denied, 654 So.2d 1083 (La. 1994), writ denied, 516 U.S 871 (1995).
McNamera v. UOP, Inc., 389 So.2d 741 (La. App. 2d Cir. 1980), writ denied, 396 So.2d 898 (La. 1981).
In re: Succession of Boyter, 756 So.2d 1122 (La. 2000).