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John M. Madison, Jr.

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Phone: (318) 213-9242
Fax: (318) 424-5128

330 Marshall St #1000
Shreveport, Louisiana 71101

John M. Madison, Jr. was a founding member of Wiener, Weiss & Madison and has practiced law continually with the firm since 1975. His practice includes commercial litigation, construction law, oil and gas law, with emphasis on representation of mineral owners, business law and employment law. His experience ranges from the representation of the owners of small businesses to national corporations.


B.A., Political Science, Washington & Lee University, 1964

J.D., Louisiana State University, 1969

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice Louisiana, 1969
Supreme Court of the United States
Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
United States District Court, Western, Eastern and Middle Districts of Louisiana
Professional & Bar Association Memberships and Recognition

LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center Distinguished Achievement Honoree, 2020

American Bar Association

Louisiana State Bar Association

Shreveport Bar Association
President 1992

Fellow, American Bar Foundation

Louisiana Law Review

Order of the Coif

Omicron Delta Kappa

Phi Kappa Phi

Representative Experience
  • Represented mineral owners in landmark decision of Louisiana Supreme Court regarding rights to mine lignite.
  • Represented business owner in multimillion dollar dispute arising out of purchase of business interest decided by United States Fifth Circuit.
  • Co-Counsel in major litigation involving construction of large casino complex.
  • Represented Sheriff of Caddo Parish in dispute with Caddo Parish Commission decided by Louisiana Supreme Court.
  • Represented national insurance company in wrongful termination suit in which the Louisiana Supreme Court established guidelines involving at will employment.
  • Represented purchaser of real estate in suit in which the Louisiana Supreme Court established law regarding authority of agent in real estate contracts.
Community Service

Involved in various educational, religious, civic, political and charitable organizations.