Jacob Hamilton grew up in St. Amant, Louisiana and graduated from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science with a concentration in international politics and law. He then received his law degree from Tulane University Law School. During law school, he clerked for Stag Liuzza and the Jefferson Parish District Attorney’s Office and studied abroad at Humboldt-Universtät zu Berlin where he earned certificates in mediation and dispute resolution.
Mr. Hamilton is a first-generation lawyer who attended law school after serving as sports editor and staff writer of LSU’s award-winning daily student newspaper and working for the family construction company. He has a keen interest in WWII history, international travel, LSU athletics, the New Orleans Saints, and the oxford comma.