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LSU Law Center students achieved the state’s highest passage rate among all examinees on the latest Louisiana State Bar Exam, according to results released October 17 by the Committee on Bar Admissions of the Supreme Court of Louisiana. The results are for test takers who sat for the statewide Bar examination in July 2014.
Of all LSU Law test takers in July, 81.50% successfully passed the exam. Among LSU graduates taking the bar exam for the first time, 85.81% passed.
The LSU Law Center has announced the alumni leadership for the 2014-15 Chancellor’s Council and Annual Fund, two of the Law Center’s philanthropic initiatives. J. Rock Palermo III (’92) will serve as the Chair of the LSU Law Center Chancellor’s Council program, and R. Patrick “Pat” Vance (’75) will serve as Co-Chair. Annual Fund Chair Amy Lambert (’96) and Co-Chair Timothy Daniels (’85) are enlisting fellow LSU Law graduates from across the state to help increase alumni participation in annual giving.
The Baton Rouge Association of Women Attorneys 2014 Scholarship Application can be found here. Application must be received by October 24, 2014, at 5:00 p.m. CDST.
Second- and third-year LSU Law students will have the opportunity to participate in Apprenticeship Week, January 5-9, 2015. During this week, master lawyers and judges will teach LSU Law upperclass students in small enrollment, hands-on mini-courses. Each mini-course will aim to provide students with focused, task-oriented training not generally available in law school courses and usually available only through actual practice experience.
The second Bringing the Rockies to the Bayou guest lecture series will be held Monday, September 22 at 12:40 p.m. in the McKernan Auditorum. Professor Alex Ritchie with the New Mexico School of Law will present, “Hydraulic Fracturing in Your Neighborhood.”
Don’t miss an opportunity to interact with LSU Law faculty, staff and students at our Open House on Monday, October 6, 2014! The event will be held from 4:00-7:00 p.m. in the Robinson Courtroom on the second floor of the Law Center.
For the fourth consecutive year, LSU Law has ranked within the Top 10 Best Value Law Schools in the nation by the National Jurist, a legal education publication.
Congratulations to the following law students who have been named Junior Associates to Volume 3 of the LSU Journal of Energy Law and Resources: Marcus Adams Daniel Alcanzare Charles Anzelmo Alex Aughtry Tim Benedetto Adam Joseph Boyer Morgan Druhan Paula Finley Cody Gosshart Erwin Kristel Nick Kunkel Colin O’Rourke Mary Margaret Peebles Etienne Rene Soden […]
Congratulations to the following law students who have been named Junior Associates to Volume 75 of the Louisiana Law Review: Kristen Amond Taylor Boudreaux Thomas Bourgeois Lauren Bradberry Lauren Brink Catherine Cranfield Taylor Crousillac Briana Drescher Anthony J. Gambino, Jr. Maxwell B. Kallenberger Mark Macmurdo Jacques Mestayer Leah Neupert Mahogane Reed Gregory Reda Alex Robertson […]
LSU Law Center Announces 2014 Distinguished Alumnus of the Year and Distinguished Achievement Honorees
Cordell H. Haymon will be honored as the 2014 LSU Law Center Distinguished Alumnus of the Year and the Honorable James J. “Jim” Brady, Maryam Sabbaghian Brown, Craig W. Murray and Patrick S. Ottinger will be honored for Distinguished Achievement at an awards luncheon on Sunday, September 21, at Lod Cook Conference Center in Baton Rouge.