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Jacob Longman

  • Senior Partner
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Jacob Longman is a senior partner at Longman Jakuback, specializing in violent crimes and Post-Conviction. He earned a bachelor's degree from LSU in Literature and History. After completing his bachelor's degree, he served in both law enforcement and the military. He then returned to LSU for law school, graduating from the Paul M. Hebert School of Law in 2017. Criminal defense work is his passion, and he enjoys reading, spending time with his fiancé and dogs, and watching sports - he roots for LSU, the New England Patriots, and the Boston Red Sox.  

While in law school, Jacob Longman worked as a law clerk in the 19th Judicial District and as an intern and investigator at the East Baton Rouge Office of the Public Defender. After passing the Louisiana Bar Exam, he had the opportunity to open his own law firm with Kathryn Jakuback. Since the opening of their firm in 2017, they have worked successfully on many cases, including multiple cases as co-counsel with Jim Boren. Jacob is licensed to practice in all federal and state courts in Louisiana.

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Law
  • Violent Crimes
  • Federal Crimes
  • Sex Crimes
  • Drug Crimes


  • Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • J.D. - 2017
  • Louisiana State University
    • Bachelor’s Degree
    • Major: Literature
    • Major: History

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana

Professional Associations

  • LACDL, Member, 2018 to Present
  • NACDL, Member, 2019 to Present
  • Louisiana State Bar Association, 2018 to Present
  • Baton Rouge Bar Association, 2018 to Present
  • Baton Rouge Bar of Criminal Justice, 2018 to Present

Pro-Bono Activities

  • President, Student Association LACDL, 2016 to 2017

Past Positions

  • East Baton Rouge Office of the Public Defender, Investigator, 2016 to 2017