Javier Jalice

Associate || New Orleans

Javier Jalice joined Ogletree Deakins as an Associate Attorney in the firm’s New Orleans, Louisiana office in 2018. Javier represents employers in all aspects of labor and employment law, and is licensed and admitted to practice before all federal and state courts in Louisiana.

Javier has represented both public and private employers nationally and regionally before federal and state administrative agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) and the Department of Labor (“DOL”), in federal and state courts, and in arbitration hearings on labor and employment-related matters. Javier has also advised employers throughout the United States regarding personnel policies, leave issues, and discipline and discharge matters.

Javier, a native of Guantanamo, Cuba, is a first-generation American and New Orleanian. After graduating from the University of New Orleans in 2009 with a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies, with a concentration in Diplomacy and International Organizations and a minor in French, Javier attended Loyola University’s College of Law in New Orleans. While attending law school, Javier served on the Editorial Board of the Loyola Journal of Public Interest Law as its Managing Editor. He also served as the Symposium Editor for the Loyola Journal of Public Interest Law, planning and organizing the Journal’s 2012 symposium, entitled Narratives of Equality – Reflections on Equal Protection. Javier additionally served on the Executive Board of the Loyola Trial Advocacy Program as its Vice-President, competed as a National Team Member, served as a National Team Coach to the program, and worked as a student attorney practitioner with the College of Law’s Criminal Defense Clinic. Javier obtained his Juris Doctor from Loyola University New Orleans’ College of Law in 2013, graduating cum laude, receiving the 2013 Spirit of Ignatius Award – the College of Law Outstanding Graduate Award – and being inducted (as one of ten graduates) to The Order of Barristers.

Javier is an Inn Member of the St. Thomas More Inn of Court. Javier also serves as a Board Member on the Loyola New Orleans University College of Law Young Alumni Board and as the Board President and Chairperson of Audubon Schools’ Board of French and Montessori Education, Inc. (“FAME”).

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Education

  • J.D., cum laude, Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, 2013
  • B.A., University of New Orleans, 2009

Admittance to Practice

  • Louisiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Oklahoma

Professional Activities

  • Bar Association Member, American Bar Association
  • Bar Association Member, Louisiana State Bar
  • Bar Association Member, New Orleans Bar Association
  • Inn Member, St. Thomas More Inn of Court
  • Board-Member and Social Events Co-Chair, Loyola University New Orleans College of Law Young Alumni Board
  • Board President/Chairperson, Audubon Schools’ Board of French and Montessori Education, Inc. (“FAME”)

Speeches

  • Loyola University New Orleans College of Law: Saturday CLE Series - "Legal Ethics in Social Media Investigations and the #MeTooEra" - New Orleans - December 15, 2018
  • Loyola University New Orleans College of Law: Saturday CLE Series - "Professionalism: Avoiding Unconscious Bias in the Workplace in the Face of Changing Demographics" - New Orleans - December 15, 2018
  • Association of Corporate Counsel - "Legal Ethics in Workplace Investigations" - New Orleans - December 7, 2018
  • National Business Institute - "Monitoring Employees: Privacy Issues and Employer Risks" - New Orleans - October 10, 2018
  • Client Training Seminar - "Workplace Harassment and Civility" - Metairie - October 2018
  • Association of Corporate Counsel - "Ethics in the Workplace; a TED Talk-Style Presentation" - New Orleans - September 28, 2018
  • Louisiana Civil Engineering Conference Show - "Emerging From The Shadows: Avoiding Unconscious Bias in the Workplace in the Face of Changing Demographics" - New Orleans - September 27, 2018
  • Loyola College of Law Office of Skills and Experiential Learning - "Direct and Cross-Examination" - New Orleans - October 3, 2017
  • ABA-EEO Committee - "Recent Developments in Pregnancy Discrimination Law" - New Orleans - March 15, 2017
  • ABA-EEO Committee - "Tattoos, Piercings, Hair and Other Groom Issues under Title VII" - New Orleans - August 20, 2014
  • Spirit of Ignatius Award – Loyola University New Orleans College of Law Outstanding Graduate (2013)

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