LL.M. News

Flávia Rocha Moody is an attorney at the Scott Law Firm in Baton Rouge, focusing her practice on immigration and nationality law. She is a native of Fortaleza, Brazil and came to the United States in 2004 with a fiancée visa. Before coming to the United States she obtained her J.D. from the University of Fortaleza (Universidade de Fortaleza – UNIFOR) in Brazil. Subsequently, she acquired her Masters in Comparative Law at the at the Louisiana State University School of Law (2012).

Since coming to the U.S., Flávia gained experience in the personal injury and class action areas as a paralegal before becoming an attorney. Additionally, she volunteered at the Immigration Law Clinic at the Louisiana State University attaining a “hands on” experience in the Immigration field.

Flávia has a personal knowledge of the anxieties and concerns associated with the immigration process. Her experience as an immigrant, as well as her family and friends, propelled her to pursue a career in the immigration law and navigate other immigrants in the complex path of immigration.

Flávia is fluent in Portuguese and English; and proficient in Spanish.

Our LL.M. & international exchange students proudly represent Argentina, France, Gabon, Honduras, Iceland, and Romania.

Congratulations to Nathalia Rocha Dickson, LSU LL.M. 2012, on her success at the Louisiana Bar! A graduate of the Catholic University in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Nathalia Rocha Dickson attended the LSU LL.M.the same year as Flavia Moody, graduate of the University of Fortaleza, also a member of the Louisiana Bar: Geaux Brazil!

Congratulations to Anouk Guéroult-Bellone, LL.M. 2015, on her success at the Washington State Bar Examination! Prior to studying at LSU (LL.M. in Comparative Law), Anouk graduated in the Master of Trilingual Legal Studies (Master Juriste Trilingue) at Université de Nantes (France), in 2014.

From left to right, Dr. Enrica Bracchi (Univ. of Nantes), Consul General of France in New Orleans Grégor Trumel, Anouk Guéroult-Bellone, and Dr. Dominique Garreau (Nantes, founder and director of the Master Juriste trilingue, Univ. of Nantes)

Professor Jeffrey C. Brooks, Preis PLC Director of Advocacy and Professional Practice, Director of Externships & Moot Court/Trial Advocacy Program; Assistant Professor of Professional Practice, represented our LL.M. in Comparative Law at the International Rounds of the 2016-2017 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, in Washington D.C. Jessup is the world’s largest moot court competition, with participants from over 550 law schools in more than 87 countries. The 2017 White & Case International Rounds take place April 9 – 15, 2017, at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill.