Jonathan T. Jarrett

Jonathan T. Jarrett

Sole Practitioner
Lafayette, Louisiana
Jonathan T. Jarrett attended both the University of Mississippi School of Law and Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center, and received his J.D./D.C.L. from Louisiana State University's Paul M. Hebert Law Center in 2012.  Having worked in law offices throughout Mississippi since 2001, Jonathan moved to Louisiana after meeting his wife, Emily Sandoz, a Lafayette native.  Jonathan began his legal career with the Juneau David law firm, working in the field of insurance defense.  After spending two years honing his litigation skills, Jonathan started his own law practice at the beginning of 2014.  Jonathan prides himself on his skillful and compassionate representation of clients in the fields of criminal defense and family law, as well as estate planning and successions, personal injury, and real estate.  With his strong community and family values, Jonathan volunteers his time coaching youth soccer, high school mock trial, judging speech and debate competitions, and representing victims of domestic violence through the Lafayette Volunteer Lawyers pro bono program.  Jonathan has served on committees in the Lafayette Bar's Family Law Section, and Young Lawyers Association, and advises the board of the Avec Les Enfants children's visitation center. 

Areas of Practice

  • 60% Family Law
  • 25% Criminal Law
  • 15% Successions/Estate Planning

Litigation Percentage

  • 85% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 2012
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana, 2012
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana, 2012
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana, 2012
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 2012
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America, 2012


  • Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • J.D. - 2012
  • University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 2007
    • Major: Spanish

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Lafayette Bar Association, Member, 2012 - 2015
  • American Bar Association, Member, 2012 - 2014
  • Lafayette Bar Association, Family Law Section, Technology Committee
  • Lafayette Bar Association, Young Lawyers Association, Membership Committee
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys
  • Lafayette Volunteer Lawyers

Past Employment Positions

  • Juneau David Law Firm, Associate , 2012 - 2014

Pro Bono Activities

  • Avec Les Enfants, Board Member, 2015 - Present
  • Lafayette Volunteer Lawyers Protective Order Panel, 2013 - 2015


  • English (Primary)
  • Spanish