Joseph L. Hargrove Jr.
The attorneys of Hargrove, Smelley, Strickland & Langley have the business law knowledge to meet all of your business transaction, contract, and energy law needs. Whether you are in the process of setting up your first business or are considering merger with or acquisition of another company, we can help you move ahead with confidence. Our attorneys have been recognized on the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers for providing solutions to meet the complex transactional needs of business clients throughout Louisiana.

Oil and gas exploration, production, marketing, and distribution involve very specific areas of the law that require a deep understanding of regulations regarding natural resources, property rights, and contract dispute resolution. We have the experience to help your oil and gas business succeed among the many industry regulations, conservation directives, and anti-trust laws that are part of the energy marketplace.

Mr. Hargrove's Areas of Practice: 95% Energy

Bar Admissions
Louisiana, 1975
U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana, 1975
U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1981
U.S. Supreme Court, 1985

Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1975 - J.D.
University of Texas, Austin, Texas, 1971 - B.A. Major: History

Contact Joseph L. Hargrove Jr.

Contact Joseph L. Hargrove Jr.

Hargrove, Smelley, Strickland & Langley
401 Market Street
Suite 600
Shreveport, Louisiana  71101
Phone: 318-429-7200
Fax: 318-429-7201


Service Area

Statewide service provider in:
  • Louisiana