Laborde Center Events

Journal of Energy Law and Resources Spring Symposium/CLE Seminar

The annual Journal of Energy Law and Resources symposium will be held on March 31st. It is titled "Energy and Coastal Environmental Hazards". It will feature speakers addressing topics such as disaster law, the Louisiana Coastal Master Plan, and challenges associated with development in the coastal zone.

When: Fri Mar 31, 8 am - 4 pm
Where: Law Center McKernan Auditorium
Contact: Trenton Ball (

Liskow & Lewis Visiting Professor Lecture: Professor Jim Rossi

Professor Jim Rossi will deliver the annual Liskow & Lewis Visiting Professorship in Energy Law Lecture on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at the Law Center. A reception will follow the lecture. Liskow & Lewis Visiting Professorship in Energy Law was established through a generous gift from the Liskow & Lewis law firm. The Professorship provides funds to bring distinguished scholars in energy law and closely related fields to the Law Center on an annual basis as part of the LSU John P. Laborde Energy Law Center.

When: Thu Mar 23, 5 pm - 7 pm
Where: Law Center Robinson Courtroom
Contact: Alanna Clanton (

Environmentors Writing Workshop

The John P. Laborde Energy Law Center, in conjunction with the Journal of Energy Law and Resources, will hold a writing workshop on March 11, 2017 for LSU Environmentors students. EnvironMentors* is a science and environmental science-based mentoring program, which works to support and strengthen high school student success in science and environmental fields. Mentors guide their student through all stages of the scientific method including posing a question, completing background research, designing and conducting an experiment, and presenting the findings at the EnvironMentors Science Fair. The writing workshop will educate Environmentors students on the role of legal journals like JELR and on the importance of writing as a life skill. *Interested in becoming a mentor? Contact the coordinators at

When: Sat Mar 11, 12:30 pm - 3 pm
Where: Law Center 110
Contact: (