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Education

B.A., 2003, Vassar College
J.D., 2006, Tulane Law School

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Jeffrey C. Brooks

Preis PLC Director of Advocacy and Professional Practice
Director of Field Placements & Moot Court/Trial Advocacy Program; Assistant Professor of Professional Practice

Biography

Jeffrey Brooks joined the LSU Law Center faculty in 2010. He is the faculty director of the Law Center’s Field Placement Program and of its moot court, mock trial, and alternative dispute resolution program (the Advocacy Program).

Prior to joining the Law Center faculty, Brooks practiced law as an Assistant Corporation Counsel in the Special Federal Litigation Division of the New York City Law Department, where he was a trial attorney representing the City of New York and the New York City Police Department in federal civil rights cases, particularly the complex litigation arising out of mass arrests made during the 2004 Republican National Convention.

Prof. Brooks is a 2006 graduate of Tulane University Law School, where he was named to the Order of the Barristers. While at Tulane, he was the Senior Notes and Comments Editor of the Journal of Law and Sexuality, a Senior Justice on Tulane’s Moot Court Board, the President of its Public Interest Law Society, and a member of Tulane’s Jessup International Law Moot Court Team and National Environmental Law Moot Court Team. Prof. Brooks received a B.A. in Geography-Anthropology from Vassar College in 2003.

Prof. Brooks is highly active in the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, the world’s largest moot court competition, as a judge and administrator. He was the author of the 2017 Jessup Problem, the Case Concerning the Sisters of the Sun, and was the recipient of the competition’s 2016 Pamela Young Award and 2015 Steven M. Schneebaum Award.

Prof. Brooks is an active licensed member of the New York State Bar.