Jessica Victoria Hidalgo


contact information

phone: 504-581-3838
direct: 504-412-6219
fax: 504-581-4069

704 Carondelet Street
New Orleans, 70130-3774


Jessica Victoria Hidalgo is an associate in the New Orleans office. She graduated cum laude in the Top 10 percent of her law school class from Loyola University New Orleans’ College of Law and received her Juris Doctor and a Certificate in Law, Technology, and Entrepreneurship in May of 2018. Prior to law school, she graduated magna cum laude from Loyola University New Orleans’ College of Business and University Honors Program and received her Bachelor of Business Administration in May of 2015.

As a law student, Jessica served as the Managing Editor of Substance and Citation for the “Loyola Law Review.” She was also a staff member on the Loyola Moot Court, a Technology and Law Innovation Clinic Student, the Treasurer of the Association of Women Law Students, a Writing Clinic tutor, and a member of the St. Thomas More Inn of Court.

She also completed a year-long externship as a law clerk to the Honorable Carl J. Barbier at the Eastern District of Louisiana, as well as internships with the Honorable John J. Molaison, Jr., at the 24th Judicial District Court, Porteous, Hainkel and Johnson, the Orleans Parish City Attorney’s Office, the Jefferson Parish Attorney’s Office – Contracts Department, the Louisiana Civil Justice Center, and the New Orleans Museum of Art – Communications, Public Relations, and Marketing Department.

Prior to joining Porteous, Hainkel and Johnson, Jessica served as an Attorney Advisor and Law Clerk to the Honorable Lee J. Romero, Jr., in the United States Department of Labor.

Jessica’s article, “A Study in Salvage,” was published in the Volume 18: Winter 2019 edition of the “Loyola Maritime Journal.” Her article, “Accio Due Process: Solving the Due Process Crisis in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter,” was published on the “Loyola Law Review” website. Her honors marketing thesis, “Buying into the Magic – Brand Loyalty Among Disney Vacation Club Members,” was published through the University Honors Program and College of Business on the Loyola University Monroe Library website.


Loyola University New Orleans’ College of Law: Juris Doctor, 2018
Loyola University New Orleans’ College of Business & University Honors Program: Bachelor of Business Administration, 2015
Admitted to the Bar: October 2018

professional associations

Louisiana State Bar Association
Federal Bar Association
Jefferson Bar Association
Jefferson Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals
Young Catholic Professionals – Director of Membership

areas of practice