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John D. Ray

John D. Ray

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  • Workers' Compensation, Personal Injury
  • Louisiana, U.S. Eastern District of Louisiana, U.S. Middle District of Louisiana
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Biography

John D. Ray is the owner and operator of The Ray Firm, LLC and has practiced law for over 20 years and specializes in workers’ compensation. He opened his law firm in Baton Rouge in 2016 after years of working for New Orleans and Lafayette based defense firms, serving as Assistant Attorney General for the Louisiana Department of Justice and then serving as the Section Chief of Workers’ Compensation Section of LDJ. In addition to his role as Section Chief, he served as an in-house legal advisor to the Office of Risk Management and the Louisianan Department of Justice regarding legal matters relating to workers’ compensation.
John came from humble beginnings, growing up in a very rural and poor part of central Louisiana. He learned from an early age that a solid work ethic was critical to move forward and succeed. His dream was to open his own law practice and represent the working-class people he had grown up around. Today, John’s dream is a reality.
He represents individuals in Greater Baton Rouge and surrounding areas. Along with John’s passion for justice, he also supports the Alzheimer’s Services of the Capital Area’s Walk to Remember. The Ray Firm, LLC was founded on John’s ambition and hard work. His story is a reminder that no one should be embarrassed of where they came from because its hard work and perseverance that will get you where you want to be.

Practice Areas
    Workers' Compensation
    Personal Injury
    Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Additional Practice Area
  • Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
    The Louisiana Workers' Compensation Act caps the plaintiff attorneys contingency fee at 20%.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Louisiana
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U.S. Eastern District of Louisiana
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U.S. Middle District of Louisiana
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U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
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Languages
  • English
Education
Southern University Law Center
(1997) Law
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Northwestern State University of Louisiana
B.S. (1993) | Psychology
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Honors: Phi Chi Honor Society Dean's List 1992, 1993
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Awards
A+ Rating and Accreditation
Better Business Bureau (BBB)
AV Preeminent Rating 4.8/5
Martindale-Hubbell
Peer Rating for Highest Level of Professional Excellence.
Letter of Commendation from the Attorney General of Louisiana
Louisiana Department of Justice
Received letter of commendation from the Attorney General of Louisiana for work done regarding workers’ compensation law as it applies to land-based casinos located on Native American reservations.
Professional Associations
New Orleans Bar Association
- Current
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Workers' Injury Law & Advocacy Group
- Current
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Baton Rouge Bar Association
- Current
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Louisiana Bar Association
- Current
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American Bar Association
- Current
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Websites & Blogs
Website
The Ray Firm, LLC Homepage
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Contact & Map
The Ray Firm, LLC
301 Main Street
Suite 1950
Baton Rouge, LA 70801
Toll-Free: (225) 960-4449
Telephone: (225) 960-4449
Fax: (225) 960-4904
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: In order to accommodate new and existing clients, please contact the office to schedule an appointment for your consultation.
The Ray Firm, LLC
1000 Veterans Blvd.
Suite 203
Metairie, LA 70005
Notice: By appointment only.
The Ray Firm, LLC
525 Clay Street
Suite B
Kenner, LA 70062
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