Kenneth A. Mayeaux
Professor of Professional Practice
Ken Mayeaux joined the Law Center faculty in Fall 2009. He teaches and supervisors students in the Immigration Clinic, LSU's first fully in-house live-client clinic. He was previously with Catholic Charities of Baton Rouge, where his practice focused on defending immigrants in removal proceedings and representing immigrant victims of crime and domestic violence. At Catholic Charities he also developed and directed a government-funded legal orientation program at the Department of Homeland Security's largest immigration detention center in Louisiana.
Mayeaux practiced commercial litigation in New Orleans for 11 years, first as an associate at Lemle & Kelleher LLP and later as a partner with Frilot, Partridge, Kohnke & Clements, LLC in New Orleans. He also clerked for US District Judge AJ McNamara in the Eastern District of Louisiana and was an Assistant District Attorney in Jefferson Parish. He received a B.A. in Philosophy from the University of New Orleans and his J.D. from Loyola University School of Law in New Orleans, where he was a member of the Loyola Law Review.
Mayeaux serves on the National Pro Bono Committee of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and is the Vice-Chair of the Pro Bono Committee of the Baton Rouge Bar Association.