Category Archives: Clinics & Externships

Law Center Ranked Best School in the Nation for Bar Exam Preparation

It’s no surprise to generations of LSU Law graduates that the school is # 1 in the state when it comes to preparing students to pass the Louisiana State Bar Examination. But a recent study conducted by The National Jurist magazine identified LSU Law as the # 1 school in the nation in terms of first-time bar passage ratios in a predictive statistical model based on LSAT scores.

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Students Sworn in to Practice in Family Court

The Honorable Judge Annette Lassalle of the East Baton Rouge Family Court presided over the swearing-in ceremony of the students enrolled in the Spring 2012 Family Law Clinic. The ceremony took place at the Court on January 18th. Third year students Brent Hall, Caitlin Casselman, Janna Underhill, Rachel Roe, David Bae and Cullen Clement were certified to practice law pursuant to Louisiana Supreme Court Rule XX.

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Students Make Chancellor’s List for Fall 2011

Chancellor Jack M. Weiss has announced the names of students who have earned academic honors for Fall 2011. The students were named to the Chancellor’s List at the LSU Law Center. Students with 13 or more hours earned and a semester grade point average of 80 or 3.2 or better receive the honor. Notation of […]

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Two LSU Law Center Faculty Members Appointed Law School Deans

The LSU Law Center is proud to announce that two Law Center faculty members, Vice Chancellor Christopher Pietruszkiewicz and Professor Lucy McGough, have recently been named law school deans. Vice Chancellor Christopher Pietruszkiewicz has been named the new dean of Stetson University College of Law in Tampa Bay, Florida.  Pietruszkiewicz will start at Stetson this […]

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Still Time to Support LSU Law Center

As 2011 draws to a close, there is still time to support the LSU Law Center.  Your charitable gift to the Law Center helps make possible: A Moot Court program ranked in the Top 50 nationally Summer Public Interest Law fellowships Over 100 privately funded scholarships A growing Energy Law initiative, and A Clinical Legal […]

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Hudson to Join Law Center Faculty

Chancellor Jack Weiss is pleased to announce that Blake Hudson will join the LSU Law Center faculty as an Associate Professor beginning with the 2012-13 academic year.  Professor Hudson’s course offerings will include Environmental Law, Natural Resources Law, and related coursework. He will hold a joint appointment with the LSU School of the Coast and […]

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Professor Warren Mengis: The People’s Professor

Retired LSU Law Center professor Warren Mengis passed away Monday, December 5 in Baton Rouge.  Known for his warm and affectionate smile, Professor Mengis taught full time at the Law Center for 26 years, retiring in May 2008. “Warren Mengis was one of the most popular teachers ever to grace the halls of our law […]

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Chicago Bound

LSU Law students Zealon Solomon, Lisa Martinez, Natalie Bailey, and Arthur Kraatz will travel to Chicago in January to compete at the ABA Arbitration Competition National Championships.  The ABA Arbitration Competition team earned one of 12 spots at the national competition after defeating teams from Pace, Fordham, and Texas Tech. The ABA Arbitration Competition promotes […]

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Law Student Awarded Internship with the International Atomic Energy Agency

Beginning in December, Michael Harpen, 3L, will spend six months in Vienna, Austria as part of an internship with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).  Harpen will work with the IAEA Office of Management and Legal Affairs Department. Prior to law school, Harpen worked in the engineering field, taught English in Tokyo, and traveled throughout […]

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Law Alumni to be Inducted into Military Hall of Fame

Six LSU Law Center alumni, including the namesake of the LSU Law Center, the late Dean Paul M. Hebert, are among the dozen distinguished LSU alumni who will be honored during the 2011 LSU Salutes, November 10-12, 2011.  LSU Salutes, sponsored by the university and Cadets of the Ole War Skule, is an annual celebration […]

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