Pam

Counsel

pjones@dhw-law.com

Labor and Employment Law

Pamela R. Jones has 25 years experience handling civil rights and employment law matters, including discrimination, harassment, retaliation, disputed drug tests, breach of contract, overtime compensation, and severance negotiation. She defends professionals and license holders in investigations conducted by professional licensing boards, and counsels small businesses on compliance matters. Ms. Jones received her B.A. from Southeastern Louisiana University and her J.D. from Louisiana State University Law Center, where she received awards for academic excellence and was inducted into the Order of the Coif. Ms. Jones regularly conducts professional seminars on labor and employment law topics. She has the experience and skill to handle complex labor and employment law matters in federal and state courts and administrative agencies.

Types of Cases

  • Overtime pay
  • Harassment
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Retaliation / Whistleblower
  • Family Medical Leave Act
  • Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Severance Package Review
  • Police Officers’ Bill of Rights
  • Firefighter Bill of Rights
  • Federal Employees
  • State Employees
  • Wage Recovery

Agencies and Forums

  • Federal Courts
  • Federal Agencies
  • State Courts
  • State Agencies
  • EEOC
  • Louisiana Commission on Human Rights
  • Louisiana State Board of Nurse Examiners
  • Louisiana State Board of Practical Nurse Examiners
  • Civil Service Boards
  • Merit System Protection Board
  • All Louisiana Professional Licensing Boards

Admitted

1989, Louisiana and U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit

Education

Southeastern Louisiana College, B.A.; Louisiana State University, J.D.