West to Lead Chancellor’s Council; Page Named Vice-Chair

Paul Slocomb West Named Chair of the Chancellor’s Council; Cyd Sheree Page Appointed Vice-Chair


Paul Slocomb West, Chair

Paul West has stepped up as Chair for the Chancellor’s Council, after previously serving in the role as Vice-Chair.  He has worked diligently to support the program and to increase participation from alumni of the Law Center.  We welcome Paul as Chair, and look forward to his further involvement and his leadership.  He is also a member of the Law Center’s Alumni Board of Trustees.

West is a shareholder in the Baton Rouge firm of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz,PC.  His concentrated area of practice is in gaming law.  He represents casino owners, operators, suppliers and financiers in all areas of gaming law, from regulatory to transactional to litigation.  He also has experience advising local governments on gaming issues.  Paul is a seasoned commercial litigator, and has handled numerous jury trials involving substantial damages and issues.  He has authored several publications on gaming and speaks frequently on the topic annually.

Paul currently serves as the President of the International Association of Gaming Advisors (IAGA) and is an adjunct professor at LSU Law Center, where he teaches Introduction to Gaming Law.  He was previously head of the Gaming Law Section at McGlinchey Stafford for over 15 years.

Paul graduated from the Law Center in 1980.  He earned an MBA from LSU in 2005 and a B.A. in 1977.

Cyd Sheree Page, Vice-Chair

Cyd Sheree Page has been named Vice-Chair of the Chancellor’s Council.  The members of the Council look forward to having her fresh input and leadership in place to help grow the program.   She is a member of the Law Center’s Alumni Board of Trustees.

Page is an attorney with the Monroe firm of Voorhies & Labbe’.   Her areas of practice include personal injury litigation, automobile uninsured motorist liability, general, premises and products liability, and alternative dispute resolution-mediation/arbitration.   Page was admitted to the Bar in 1984.

Page has received many notable recognitions and honors, including admission to the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society and Omicron Delta Kappa.  While in law school, she was a member of the Moot Court Board and a semi-finalist in the Robert Lee Tullis Moot Court Competition.

She is involved in the Monroe Chamber of Commerce; is a mock trial coach for the Ouachita Christian School; and in 2003, served as Vice-Chair of the Annual Fund for the University of Louisiana at Monroe.

Page is a 1984 graduate of the Law Center.  She also received certification from the Attorney Mediator Institute, and earned her B.A. from Northeast Louisiana University.