• April 1, 2019

The firm would like to welcome Alex Williams as an associate attorney.

  • March 14, 2019

Thomas, Soileau, Jackson, Baker & Cole is proud to be a 2019 sponsor of Shreveport Little League.

  • March 1, 2019

The attorneys of Thomas, Soileau, Jackson, Baker & Cole were all named as Top Attorneys for 2019 by SB Magazine.

  • January 2019

In a case involving an underinsured motorist claim, the firm successfully defended a claim asserting  that the plaintiff could claim both liability coverage and UM coverage in an accident caused solely by her host driver.  The plaintiff contended the exclusion of coverage violated the terms of the UM statute and additionally that its application violated public policy.   The La. Supreme Court denied writs. See the La. Second Circuit opinion here.

  • August 1, 2018

Thomas, Soileau, Jackson, Baker & Cole will be a gold sponsor at the annual LABI Workers' Comp Seminar in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The seminar will be held September 27 and 28, 2018 at the L'Auberge Casino and Hotel in Baton Rouge. 

  • July 16, 2018

The firm is proud to announce the hiring of Douglas R. Nielsen as an associate attorney.

  • April 9, 2018

The firm is proud to announce the hiring of Stacey Smith Melerine as an associate attorney. 

  • March 17, 2018

The firm would like to congratulate Patrick Cole and Sarah Campbell on their marriage in New Orleans on St. Patrick's Day. 

  • Spring 2018

The firm is a sponsor of the Caddo Magnet High School tennis team.

  • October 26, 2017

The firm was a sponsor of the Fairfield Elementary Magnet school carnival.

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  • October 2017

The firm was a sponsor of the annual Red River Revel Arts & Music Festival.

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  • June 29, 2017

Kris Jackson and Ann Rene Shores argued before the Louisiana Supreme Court in the matter of Paula Clavier v. Coburn Supply Company, Inc., in September 2016. The Supreme Court rendered a favorable decision on June 29, 2017.  See the opinion here

  • Spring 2017

The firm was a sponsor of the Caddo Magnet High School mock trial team that won the state championship and competed at the national competition in Hartford, CT.


  • November 2, 2016

Daniel Baker, Patrick Cole, and Kris Jackson are representing the firm at the 25th anniversary annual conference for LASIE, the Louisiana Association of Self-Insured Employers, in Lake Charles, La.   

  • November 1, 2016

TSJBC would like to congratulate our associate attorney, Haley Baynham, on being newly licensed to practice law in Louisiana.  She is admitted to practice in all Louisiana State Courts.  Congratulations, Haley!

  • August 15, 2016

TSJBC will be a GOLD SPONSOR at the 2016 Louisiana Association of Self Insured Employers (LASIE) Annual Conference this coming November 2-4, 2016, in Lake Charles, Louisiana.  Click here for additional information: www.lasie.org  

  • August 3, 2016

TSJBC is pleased to announce the arrival of Noah James Baker, the son of partner, Daniel J. Baker, and his wife, Katie.  Noah was born on August 3, 2016.  Congratulations!

  • August 1, 2016

The firm welcomes Haley Gaines Baynham as its newest associate. Haley graduated from Paul M. Hebert Law Center in May 2014 and is currently licensed to practice law in the State of Texas.  She recently sat for the Louisiana State Bar Examination in July 2016.   

  • August 1, 2016

We are excited to announce the completion of an addition to our offices:


  • July 31, 2016

We would like to thank Jeff Cole of Lake Charles, Louisiana for the use of his wonderful wildlife photography for both our offices and website!