Jean-Paul is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Jassy Vick Carolan LLP, primarily representing media, entertainment and Internet companies in a variety of contexts. He is listed in Best Lawyers in America, and was named by Best Lawyers as the 2015 "Lawyer of the Year" in Los Angeles for First Amendment litigation. For the past four years, he has taught a full length course on First Amendment law at UC Irvine's law school. Before that, he taught First Amendment law at USC and also taught the law of defamation, privacy and publicity at Southwestern University. He has successfully litigated First Amendment matters in the United States Supreme Court and the California Supreme Court.