Jayde Encalade

Jayde Encalade joined Burns Charest in 2022 after clerking for the Honorable Karen Wells Roby at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. Jayde graduated from Tulane University Law School in 2021, while there she served as President of the Black Law Students Association, Head Coach and Competitor on the Tulane Mock Trial Team, and was a Law Clerk with Tulane Legal Assistance Program which provides free legal counseling and advice to Tulane University students, staff, and faculty. Jayde was also a Student Attorney in Juvenile Law Clinic where she litigated delinquency cases in the Orleans Parish Juvenile Court.

Prior to law school Jayde completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Houston where she received a B.S. in Sociology with a minor in Laws, Values, and Policy. Jayde was also a 2016 Teach for America Corps Member in Houston, Texas, teaching middle school reading and social studies at an all-boys school.

* Licensed to practice in Texas and the U.S. Virgin Islands only.



Tulane University Law School, J.D., 2021

University of Houston, B.S. Sociology, Minor Laws, Values, Policy, 2015

Law Clerk to Judge Karen Wells Roby for the Eastern District of Louisiana, 2021-2022

Admissions & Honors

State of Texas, 2021

Courts of U.S. Virgin Islands, 2023

Eastern District of Texas, 2022

Tulane 34 Award

General Maurice Hirsh Award

Order of Barristers

James Wysocki Trial Advocacy Award