Category Archives: Alumni
Jane Sherman, of Baton Rouge, was installed as the 2016-17 president of the Louisiana Bar Foundation (LBF) on Friday, April 8.
The LSU Law Center has moved up six spots to No. 34 in the nation for the excellence of its moot court program in rankings released by the Blakley Advocacy Institute at the University of Houston Law Center.
Climate Change, Autonomous Weapons, Cyber Security Among Topics to be Discussed at U.S. Army War College Talk at LSU Law Center
The LSU Law Center and the U.S. Army War College Eisenhower Series College Program will host a free panel discussion on current national security and military issues as well as government policies. The event is open to the public and will be held Wednesday, April 20, 2016, at 2 p.m. in the McKernan Auditorium at the Law Center.
The LSU Law Center is ranked No. 41 by Above the Law, which bases its scores on employment data, tuition and cost, job placement and student debt.
Gov. John Bel Edwards, the 56th governor of Louisiana and a 1999 graduate of the Paul M. Hebert Law Center, will deliver the 2016 LSU Law Commencement address scheduled for Friday, May 27, at the Baton Rouge River Center.
The LSU Law Center moved up 12 spots to No. 82 in the latest law school rankings released today by U.S. News and World Report. The Law Center remained in the top 100 law schools in the nation in the closely watched rankings, moving up from No. 94 in the previous year.
Congratulations to the Law Center’s National Civil Mock Trial Invitational Competition team of Rachel Stafford Day, Ashley Knarr, Adam Ross, and Jeffery “Beau” Wheeler, who placed second in the nation at this past weekend’s competition, which was held at Florida State University College of Law in Tallahassee, FL.
Congratulations to the Law Center’s Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition team of Briana Drescher, Phung Duong, Lindsay Elliott-Smith, Cristian Galleguillos, and Nathan Judge, who received an award for the fifth place best brief at the United States Rocky Mountain regional rounds of the Jessup Competition, which was held Feb. 18-21 in Denver, CO. The Law Center’s Jessup team very narrowly missed (by only 1 round point!) moving on into the advanced and international rounds of the competition.
Congratulations to the Law Center’s National Tax Moot Court Competition Stutes-Kalinka Tax Team of Lauren Duncan, James Holzer, and Danielle Sczesny, who finished this past weekend’s national tax moot as one of the top four teams in the country! The Stutes-Kalinka Tax Team is supported in part by the generous gift of alumnus Rusty Stutes (’91), who endowed the team in memory of the late Professor Susan Kalinka.
Congratulations to the Law Center’s American Bar Association National Appellate Advocacy Competition “Gold” team, consisting of second-year students Lauren Accardo, Brandon Pierre-Thomas, and Doug Nielsen, who ranked as a finalist team in the NAAC’s regional rounds, which were held Feb. 18-20, 2016 at the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia, PA. Team member Brandon Pierre-Thomas was also recognized as the tenth place best oralist overall at the competition. The Law Center’s “Purple” team of Leah Brett, Sinnott Martin, and Richard Sprinkle also competed at the Philadelphia regional rounds.