Jon Bethune is the founder of The Law Office of Jon G. Bethune, LLC, in New Orleans, Louisiana, aiding those in New Orleans and the surrounding areas with their divorce, custody and personal injury matters. His areas of focus in family law matters include contested and uncontested divorce cases. Mr. Bethune is also well-versed in issues related to custody, child support, and interim and final spousal support. His personal injury cases involve truck, auto and motorcycle collisions, slip-and-fall accidents and other premises liability matters, workplace injuries and offshore worker claims.
A recipient of a Bachelor of Arts in English from New York University in 2001, Mr. Bethune went on to be awarded his Juris Doctor from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law in 2005. A member of the American, Louisiana State and New Orleans bar associations, he is admitted to practice in Louisiana and before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Louisiana, as well as the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida.
Prior to founding his own firm in 2010, Mr. Bethune was an associate at two other Louisiana firms. From completing initial consultations to taking a case to court, he uses his legal knowledge to advise clients and to provide thorough and knowledgeable representation. Mr. Bethune is committed to involving clients, providing timely updates and maintaining a high level of interaction throughout every step of their cases. His trial experience includes complex personal injury lawsuits and divorce cases involving custody disputes, restraining orders, allegations of adultery and other complicating factors.
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|LA||Eligible to practice law||2006||09/03/2015|
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2015|
|Top 100 Lawyers||The National Advocates||2015|
|10 Best 2015||American Institute of Personal Injury Lawyers||2015|
|Associate Attorney||Sutterfield & Webb, L.L.C.||2008 - 2010|
|Associate||Dutel & Tranchina, L.L.C.||2006 - 2008|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Family Law Committee - New Orleans Bar Association||Member||2014 - Present|
|American Bar Association||N/A||2012 - Present|
|New Orleans Bar Association||Member||2010 - Present|
|Louisiana State Bar Association||Member||2006 - Present|
|Chandra Straw v. Aquatic Adventures Management Group, Inc. Case No. 5:11-cv-1021RS-CJK||Settled|
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|Briefly Speaking (New Orleans Bar Association)||A Review of the 2014 Legislative Session||2014|
|Loyola University School of Law - New Orleans||Civil/Common Law||J.D.||2005|
|New York University||English Literature||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2001|