Law Offices of John B. Wells, 769 Robert Blvd S#201D, Slidell, LA 70458, 19856411855, toll free 18008175123

 

 

 
 
AREAS OF PRACTICE

The Law Office of John B. Wells represents clients in the following practice areas:

• Military and Veterans Law
• Criminal Law
• Employment Law
• Civil Rights Law
• Education law
• Religious Freedom Law
• Tort Law

Military and VeteransLaw
Attorney John B. Wells is a retired Navy Commander (Surface Warfare) who served from 1972 until 1994. Mr. Wells served as a Special-Court Martial convening authority, member, senior member and witness before administrative boards and court-martials. He has administered non-judicial punishment under Art. 15 of the UCMJ. Mr. Wells provides experienced legal representation in the following types of Military Court-Martial Cases:
 • Alleged War Crimes • Murder •  Rape • Fraternization • Adultery • Indecent Acts • Conduct Unbecoming an Officer • False Official Statement • Sodomy • Larceny • Dereliction of Duty • Disobedience of a Direct Order • Impeding an Investigation • Drug Use • Assault • DWI • Damage to Government Property • Murder • Kidnaping • Illegal Sale of Drugs • Sexual Harassment •

Mr. Wells also represents veterans in Federal Tort Claims Act cases as well as claims for service connected benefits.  He is admitted to practice before the Department of Veterans Affairs.  He represents veterans before the Board of Veterans Appeals and the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.  He also, on a pro bono basis, acts as Director of Legal and Legislative Affairs for the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Association and has testified before the Institute of Medicine and the United States Congress to promote veterans legislation.  

Criminal Law
Attorney John B. Wells has extensive experience fighting for the rights of people arrested and accused of criminal offenses. He handles all types of criminal cases, including:
Rape • Drug Possession  • DWI  • Illegal Sale of Drugs  • Larceny  • Theft  • Fraud  • Murder • Kidnaping • Assault • Arson •  Felonies

Employment Law
Employment law covers a complex network of laws that controls how employers must treat employees, former employees, and applicants for employment. Attorney John B. Wells has extensive experience representing clients in employment law matters related to:
Employee Benefits  • Whistleblower Litigation • Wrongful Discharge • Employment Contracts Penalty Wages • Family Medical Leave Act • , • Occupational Safety and Health Act •  Reprisal • USERRA • Louisiana Servicemembers Civil Relief and Consumer Rights Act.

Civil Rights Law
Civil rights law provides protection to individuals who are harassed, attacked or discriminated against under color of state law to the extent that their rights are deprived under the Constitution of the United States. Attorney John B. Wells has extensive experience representing clients in civil rights law matters related to:
• Employment Discrimination • Racial Discrimination • Whistleblower protection • Age Discrimination • Sexual Discrimination • Police Action • Restrictions on Speech • Religious Persecution

Education law
Mr. Wells has represented a charter school and practiced extensively on matters concerning education law. He is well qualified to practice in the following areas:
• Individuals with Disabilities Education Act • Family Rights and Privacy Act • Civil Rights Act
• Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act • Equal Education Opportunities Act • Louisiana's Public Records Act • Louisiana Open Meetings Act • Title 17 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes

Religious Freedom Law
Dedicated to reversing the persecution of Christians by the ACLU and other anti-American organizations, Mr. Wells has allied himself with the Alliance Defense Fund. He has pledged to dedicate hundreds of hours per year to defending religious freedom at no cost to the client. (NOTE: In some cases the client may be asked to reimburse actual costs). He is prepared to assist in the following:
• Legal attacks on the rights of students and school employees • Legal attacks on the rights of parents to raise their children • Legal attacks on churches and synagogues • Legal attacks on pro life advocates • Legal attacks on the defenders of marriage • Legal attacks on medical practitioners and pharmacists who practice their profession with conscience • Violations of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (currently only applicable in the federal system) • Violations of the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act. • Violations of the First Amendment rights by the ACLU and other organizations dedicated to religious persecution • Violations of the Civil Rights Act

Tort Law
Tort law is the compensation for injuries to an individual caused by the intentional or negligent acts of another when there was a duty to prevent the injury. Attorney John B. Wells has extensive experience representing clients in civil rights law matters related to:
• Automobile Accidents • Wrongful Death • Federal Tort Claims Act • Jones Act Seaman • Damages from abortion










 

 
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