If you have been one of his clients, then you know that Jacques handles each case with care and attention, and you also know that Jacques will be honest and upfront with you about your case. If you have worked with or against Jacques, then you know that Jacques works tirelessly to win every issue in every case, doing whatever is necessary to achieve the best result for his clients.  

Jacques’s practice focuses primarily on cases involving railroad accidents, FELA liability, asbestos exposure, hurricane and first-party property damage, and 18-wheeler accidents.  However, Jacques’s experience as a litigator allows him to handle any case where the stakes are high, regardless of the area of law involved.   

Prior to co-founding Marcelle Robertson Mestayer LLC, Jacques spent several years successfully representing hundreds of plaintiffs across Louisiana in wrongful death, railroad, asbestos, maritime, and hurricane damage cases.  Jacques also spent several years working as a litigation attorney at blue-chip defense firms in New Orleans and Lafayette, while also serving as a Law Clerk to the Honorable W. Eugene Davis of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.


Louisiana Law Review


J.D., D.C.L, Cum Laude, Louisiana State University (2016)
B.A., Magna Cum Laude, Louisiana State University (2013)


Saving Sportsman’s Paradise: Article 450 and Declaring Ownership of Submerged Lands in Louisiana, 76 La. L. Rev. (2016)

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Licensed to practice in all Louisiana State and Federal Courts