John T. Cox, Jr.
Of Counsel
(318) 934-0243

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Mr. Cox was admitted to practice in 1968 and joined Blanchard Walker in 1970. His practice involves labor and employment law, estate planning and elder law, and mediation. 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 earned his undergraduate and law degrees from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where he was a member of Order of the Coif, Omicron Delta Kappa and the Louisiana Law Review. Mr. Cox has served as President of the Shreveport Bar Association and The Committee of 100, a nonpolitical, nonprofit membership group organized as an educational, civic and charitable organization whose members are the highest-ranking local executives of businesses and professional enterprises in Northwest Louisiana as well as serving as Chair of the Louisiana Attorney disciplinary Board. Additionally, he has served on the Boards of Holiday in Dixie, The Shreveport Symphony and Northwest Louisiana Legal Services Inc. Mr. Cox 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. Mr. Cox has represented clients such as: Querbes & Nelson, Red River Motor Company, Eldorado Resort Casino Shreveport, and The Letum Group. Mr. Cox is a Director of Blanchard Walker 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
Membership and Honors
Memberships American Bar Association Louisiana State Bar Association Shreveport Bar Association Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel Fraternities: Phi Delta Phi Omicron Delta Kappa Sigma Chi Honors 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
Representative Cases
Cox v. McCrery, 2007 WL 97142 (W.D. La. 2007) Conine ex rel Estate of Addie v. Universal Oil Products Co. 966 So.2d (La. App.2nd Cir. 2007) Wright v. Larson, 956 So. 2nd 202 (La.App.2nd Cir. 2007), writ denied, 964 So.2d 335 (La. 2007) Pashby and Pashby, v. Saxon et al., 2005 WL 2898573 (W.D. La. 2005) Patterson v. GNB Technologies, Inc., 2006 WL 1581121 (W.D. La. 2006), fee award, 2006 WL 1948532 (W.D. La. 2006) Yarbrough et al v Federal Land Bank et al., 732 So2nd 1244 (La. Appl 2d Cir. 1999) Davis v. A.G. Edwards & Sons, 823 F.2d 105 (5th Cir. 1987), decision on remand, 687 F.Supp 266 (W.D. La 1988) Muslow v. A.G. Edwards & Sons, Inc., 509 So.2d 1012 (La. App. 2d Cir. 1987) writ denied, 512 So.2d 1183 (La. 1987) Ford Motor Credit Company v. Partee, 514 So.2d 640 (La. App. 2d Cir. 1987) Cross v. Lucius, 713 F.2d 153 (5th Cir. 1983) Coco v. Winston Industries, Inc., 383 F.Supp. 405 (W.D. La. 1974)