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John M. Church

Harry S. Redmon and Allen L. Smith, Jr. Associate Professor of Law

Recent Scholarship

During the 2011-2012 academic year, Professor Church continued his research and teaching in Torts, Intellectual Property and Wine Law.  In the Fall semester, he taught Torts and Advanced Trademark and, in the Spring, he taught an Advanced Topics in Intellectual Property Seminar and Toxic Torts.  He lectured extensively on Torts, Toxic Torts and Privacy Law.  Professor Church taught in the Summer in Lyon program in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 and taught Wine Law each summer.

Brief Biography

Prior to joining the Law Center faculty in 1991, Professor Church was an associate at the Denver law firm of Davis, Graham & Stubbs. He also clerked for Judge Robert H. McWilliams of the U.S. Tenth Circuit. He received his law degree from the University of Colorado in 1988 and has a M.S. in Economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign. Professor Church teaches, writes and speaks in the areas of Torts, Toxic Torts, Intellectual Property, Internet Law, Competition Law, and Law and Economics. He has served as the Law Center's representative to the Board of Governors of the Louisiana State Bar Association three times and is active in local and state bar activities. He is one of the founding board members of the Louisiana Center for Civil Justice, an organization dedicated to the provision of legal services to those in need. This past summer Professor Church directed LSU Law's summer program in Lyon, France and taught the Law of Wine.

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B.S., 1983, Central Michigan University
M.S., 1985, University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign
J.D., 1988, University of Colorado

Contact Info

Office: 320
Phone: 225/578-8701

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