Jean Melançon became of counsel to O’Bryon & Schnabel in July of 2012, bringing his vast experience in maritime and tort litigation, as well as real property development law to the firm. He is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association and the Maritime Law Association of the United States.
A native of New Orleans, Mr. Melançon is a 1976 graduate of Tulane University, where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology. He returned to Tulane to complete a Juris Doctor degree and joined the Terriberry, Carroll & Yancey law firm upon graduation and admission to the Louisiana bar in October 1980. He remained with Terriberry, Carroll & Yancey until moving to Guam, where he was admitted to practice in 1987. While in Guam, Mr. Melançon practiced with the McCully, Lannen, Beggs & Melançon, P.C., firm in Guam, where his focus was maritime, general litigation and real property development law. In July of 2012, Mr. Melançon became of counsel to OB&S. He is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association and the Maritime Law Association of the United States.