Born in Mobile, Alabama Jeff Mitchell graduated from Louisiana State University in 1985 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration. He attended Louisiana State University, The Paul M. Herbert, School of Law from which he obtained his Juris Doctor Degree in 1989.
With his practice focused in the area of Medical Malpractice, Jeff is one of approximately 13 lawyers in Louisiana to be Board Certified in Medical Malpractice Cases by the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys. He was one of the first 12 attorneys in Louisiana to become Board Certified in Medical Malpractice cases by the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys. Jeff also handles cases in the areas of Automobile Accidents, Products Liability, Premises Liability and Maritime Law.
An author of numerous articles, Jeff is a frequent lecturer at legal seminars. In 1998, he co-chaired a legal seminar for the National Business Institute titled: Adjusting the Automobile Injury Claim in Louisiana. He has provided written articles and lectured numerous times on recent developments in medical malpractice. Jeff’s articles on medical malpractice issues have been published in the Louisiana Advocate, the newspaper for the Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association and he has been interviewed and featured in the publication City Business.
Jeff has appeared on the Bob Christopher Radio Show to discuss medical malpractice issues from callers. In May, 2004, Jeff and a colleague gave a seminar on “Handling Medical Malpractice Claims in Louisiana.” In June, 2004, as head of The Cochran Firm’s Medical Malpractice Section, Jeff presented a seminar on “Screening and Handling Medical Malpractice Cases.” In 2006, Jeff gave two presentations on updates to Medical Malpractice Laws for Louisiana State Bar Association and the Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association.
B.S. – Louisiana State University
J.D. – Louisiana State University Paul M. Herbert School of Law
Louisiana Supreme Court
United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
Unites States Court of Federal Claims
AV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
National Finalist, Leading Lawyers in America, Law Dragon’s Annual Guide
Leadership in Law Award, 2010
Top 100 Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers, 2007 – 2010
Top Lawyers in Medical Malpractice, New Orleans Magazine, 2009