John  Hammons

Nelson & Hammons Attorneys at Law
Nelson & Hammons Attorneys at Law
705 Milam St, Shreveport, LA United States 71101
ShreveportLA 71101
(318) 227-2401

Born: New Orleans, Louisiana

Admitted to bar, 1976, Louisiana

John Hammons graduated from Northeast Louisiana University, magna cum laude, in 1973 with a B.A. in government and from Louisiana State University Law School with a J.D. in 1976, where he received the award of First Place in the Robert L. Tullis Moot Court Competition. John is a founding member of Nelson & Hammons and has been featured in Super Lawyers continuously since 2007.


Northeast Louisiana University (B.A., magna cum laude, 1973)

Louisiana State University (J.D., 1976)

Phi Kappa Phi

Phi Delta Phi

Omicron Delta Kappa

Recipient, First Place – Robert L. Tullis Moot Court Competition

Louisiana State University Law School, 1976. Member, Governor’s Commission on Medical Malpractice, 1989-1990

Awards & Recognition:

Governor’s Commission On Medical Malpractice, 1989-1990

Louisiana Medical Disclosure Panel, 1989-1990

American Society Of Law, Medicine & Ethics, 2000-2003

Medical Malpractice Section Of Louisiana Association for Justice

Professional Negligence Section of the American Association for Justice

American Association for Justice Medical Malpractice Exchange

Medicine & Law Committee Of American Bar Association

Professional Negligence Section Of American Association for Justice

Featured in Super Lawyers in 2007-2021

National Trial Lawyers Top 100

Medical Malpractice Trial Lawyers Top 25

Memberships & Associations:

Louisiana State Bar Association

American Bar Association

Louisiana Association for Justice (Member: Board of Governors, 1992-1993; Medical Malpractice Section)

The American Association for Justice; American Society of Law, Medicine, and Ethics

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