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Jon Robinson formed Strongpoint Law Firm to work for the wounded. He represents injured workers in claims arising under the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act and the Defense Base Act, as well as in personal injury lawsuits. He has served as lead trial and lead appellate attorney on numerous Longshore and DBA cases across the country.


In addition to his practice, Jon is an award-winning legal blogger. His new blog, the Longshore & DBA Review, is the highly-anticipated follow-up to Navigable Waters.


Jon also speaks at professional conferences and contributes scholarly articles on legal developments important to the Longshore community. Jon’s efforts for his clients and community led to his multi-year recognition by Super Lawyers Magazine as a 2013 Rising Star and by New Orleans Magazine as a 2012 Top Lawyer in New Orleans.


Jon's interests include reading fiction, the New Orleans Saints and the LSU Tigers.


Practice areas


  1. Workers Compensation: 60%
    9 years
  2. Insurance: 20%
    9 years
  3. Maritime: 20%
    9 years

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Strongpoint Law Firm, LLC

1070-B West Causeway Approach
Mandeville, LA, 70471


LAEligible to practice law200608/05/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
The Nation's Top Injured Workers' AttorneysWorkers' Injury Law & Advocacy Group2015
2015 Super Lawyers Rising StarSuper Lawyers2015
Top Workers' Compensation BlogsLexisNexis2014
2014 Super Lawyers Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Top Workers' Compensation BlogsLexisNexis2013
2013 Super Lawyers Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Top 25 Workers' Compensation BlogsLexisNexis Communities2012
Top Lawyers in New OrleansNew Orleans Magazine2012
Top 25 Workers' Compensation BlogsLexisNexis Communities2011
Top 25 Workers' Compensation BlogsLexisNexis Communities2010
Best Casenote AwardLoyola Law Review2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney | OwnerStrongpoint Law Firm, LLC2015 - Present
MemberMouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett2006 - 2015
Law ClerkSpyridon, Koch, Palermo & Dornan2005 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
DOL-Joint Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
LSU Alumni AssociationAlumnus2011 - Present
Federal Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Louisiana State Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Loyola Maritie Law JournalThe War Hazards Compensation Act: A Primer2015
Loyola Maritime Law JournalA Long Way from a New Longshore Act: Critiquing Senate Bill 6692013
LexisNexis Emerging IssuesRobinson on Roberts v. Sea-Land Services: “Newly Awarded” Means “Newly Entitled”2012
Loyola Law ReviewFrom Pong to Porn: Considering the First Amendment, Violent Video Games, and the Federal Trade Commission's Constitutional Concerns2006
Loyola Law ReviewBailey v. Khoury: Exaggerating the Ignorance of the Reasonable Person2006
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Loyola University New Orleans College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
Louisiana State UniversityCreative Writing and HistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts2002
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Defense Base Act SeminarDefense Base Act Panel Discussion2014
The 67th Annual Workers’ Compensation Educational ConferenceCase Law Update and Hot Topics2012
Annual Longshore ConferenceProposed Amendments to the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act2012
Annual Longshore ConferenceClaims Arising Under the War Hazards Compensation Act2009