Jay Jalenak Elected to the Board of Southeast Louisiana Legal Services

Kean Miller is pleased to announce that Jay M. Jalenak, Jr. has been elected as Secretary to the Board of Directors of Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (SLLS).  SLLS offers civil legal aid to low-income people in a 22-parish area of Southeast Louisiana. SLLS works with government and public service agencies to secure justice for persons in need.  The organization provides free legal services in connection with domestic violence, family law, predatory lending practices, consumer issues, housing problems, taxpayer problems, job-related problems, homelessness, and elder law. 

About Jay Jalenak

Jay Jalenak is a partner in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller and joined the firm in 1990.  He leads the firm’s pro bono efforts with the Baton Rouge Bar Foundation, and is a key member of the Kean Miller Diversity Council.  Jay practices in the litigation group and represents clients in toxic tort litigation, commercial and business litigation, and personal injury defense. He is a Past President of the Baton Rouge Bar Association.   Jay earned his B.A. from Hampden-Sydney College in 1987, and his J.D. from the LSU Law Center in 1990.  He is a member of the Baton Rouge, Louisiana State, and American Bar Associations, and a member of the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel.  

About Kean Miller

Kean Miller was formed in 1983, based on a foundation of mutual respect among attorneys, meaningful collaboration with clients, and an overarching commitment to serve the community. Almost thirty years later, this fundamental philosophy is stronger than ever - from the people we represent, to the people we employ, from the charitable organizations we serve, to the civic causes we support.  With more than 135 lawyers, Kean Miller serves the legal needs of the people and businesses that drive Louisiana.  The firm maintains offices in Baton Rouge, New Orleans, and Lake Charles, Louisiana and is the largest law firm in the Capital region. The firm combines the talent and expertise of its lawyers into multi-disciplinary client and industry teams. These teams are comprised of seasoned legal professionals from a variety of disciplines who are equipped to identify legal and business needs and to develop superior service strategies that provide unmatched support to the client.

For more information, contact Steve Boutwell at 225.389.3736, or steve.boutwell@keanmiller.com