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Wendell H. Holmes

The Curry Family Professor of Law and Erick Vincent Anderson Professor of Law

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2008-2009 Biography

After graduating from law school, Professor Holmes joined the Jackson, Mississippi law firm of Butler, Snow, O'Mara, Stevens & Cannada, where he was a partner from 1981-1983. From 1983-1987, Professor Holmes served on the law faculty at the University of Mississippi. He joined the LSU faculty in 1987, after spending the Fall 1986 semester as a visiting professor. He is the co-author of West's Louisiana Civil Law Treatise on Business Organizations, and has published a number of articles on contracts, agency, business associations, and commercial law. He was a member of the Mississippi Secretary of State's Business Law Reform Task Force in 1986, and has lectured extensively in continuing legal education programs. He is a member of the American Law Institute.


B.A., 1974, Millsaps College
J.D., 1977, Tulane University

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Phone: 225/578-8814

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