About Evans & Franklin

At Evans & Franklin, we are driven by our desire to attain extraordinary results for our clients. With every case we take, we work tirelessly to achieve our clients’ goals in the most efficient and effective ways possible.

Simply put, our clients come first ― meaning your case will get personalized attention from a dedicated and aggressive attorney. At all times, our primary concern will be your best interests.

With more than four decades of combined legal experience, lawyers Jarred Franklin and John W. Evans Jr. understand the importance of attorney collaboration. In fact, they often work closely together when serving clients, benefiting from each other’s respective strengths and their complementary skill sets.

Decades Of Experience And Results

John W. Evans Jr.

Licensed to practice law in 1987, attorney John W. Evans Jr. is certainly no stranger to the Bossier City legal community. Not only has he been practicing law in northwest Louisiana for almost 30 years, he was also born and raised in Bossier City ― not to mention a descendent from the family of the city’s patriarch, Pierre Evariste Jean-Baptiste Bossier. Mr. Evans’ primary practice areas include personal injury, family law, consumer bankruptcy, criminal defense as well as wills and successions.

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Law
  • DWI
  • Family Law
  • Child Custody
  • Personal Injury
  • Auto accidents
  • Bankruptcy

Litigation Percentage

  • 50% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 1987

Education

  • Southern University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
John W Evans Jr.
Jarred Franklin

Jarred Franklin

Attorney Jarred Franklin, who is also a native of the Shreveport area, graduated from Mississippi College School of Law in 1998, after which he clerked for the Honorable Henry N. Brown Jr. at the Louisiana Second Circuit Court of Appeal. Since 2000, he has been in private practice, concentrating in the areas of criminal defense, medical malpractice, nursing home negligence, family law, appellate law and various other litigation matters. Mr. Franklin also served on the Louisiana Appellate Project for several years, handling in excess of 125 felony appeals in the Second and Third Circuit Courts of Appeal and the Louisiana Supreme Court.

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Law
  • DWI
  • Family Law
  • Child Custody
  • Personal Injury
  • Auto accidents
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home Negligence

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit

Education

  • Mississippi College School of Law, Jackson, Mississippi – 1998

Roughly 11 years ago, Mr. Franklin joined with Mr. Evans ― creating the firm that would eventually be known as Evans & Franklin. Both attorneys are licensed to practice in all Louisiana state courts, as well as the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit.