Jeanna G. Wheat
Lady justice, themis, statue of justice on sky

Jeanna G. Wheat

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Defense
  • Post-Conviction Relief
  • Criminal Appeals

Education

  • George Washington University Law School, Washington, District of Columbia
    • J.D.
  • Birmingham - Southern College, Birmingham, Alabama
    • B.A.
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Major: English and Global Comparative Studies

Bar Admission

  • Louisiana, 2020
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana, 2022

Professional Associations

  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member, 2020 to Present
  • Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member, 2020 to Present

Current Employment Position

  • Associate Attorney

Past Positions

  • Office of Public Defender for East Baton Rouge, Mid Felony Assistant Public Defender, 2020 to 2021
  • Rising for Justice - Criminal Division, Student Attorney, 2019 to 2020