John Hammons

Nelson and Hammons Law Firm
705 Milam Street
Shreveport, LA 71101

Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, April 5, 1951

Admitted to bar, 1976, Louisiana.


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

Professional Memberships

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 through 2021

Practice Areas:

Medical Malpractice
Nursing Negligence
Nursing Home Negligence
Memberships and Associations:
Shreveport, 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