Kristi Wagley Richard
"I am still amazed that I am taught by the people who actually had a hand in making the laws of the state or wrote the treatises that we all rely upon for help. Sometimes I feel as though I have a backstage pass to know what is going on and what the true intent of laws are by listening to their stories."
The adjacent LSU Lakes were developed from swamps in the 1930s as a public works project.
Employment & Salary
LSU Law graduates typically succeed in securing employment within nine months of graduation and bar passage. Some 92% of graduates from 2010 were employed within nine months. Starting salaries ranged from $59,568 to $160,000 for the students reporting for the Class of 2010. Many have elected to pursue private practice, while others find careers in government and public service more to their calling. The chart below provides further information on the employment choices of our graduates.