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Daphne A. James

Director of Law Admissions


Daphne A. James is the Director of Admissions at the LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center. She joined the LSU Law staff as an admissions counselor and was promoted to assistant director and associate director before assuming her current role in 2020.

James has over 20 years of experience in higher education, beginning at Southeastern Louisiana University where she served as an admissions counselor and was later appointed to the role of Coordinator Services.

She is currently a member of the LSU System Council of Staff Advisors and the Southwestern Association of Pre-Law Advisors. James works closely with the LSU Law Ambassadors program and several other law student organizations and is trained through the GRACE (Gaining Resilience and Cultivating Empowerment) program at Louisiana State University to provide confidential support to students and colleagues who may have been impacted by sexual violence.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Louisiana State University and a master’s degree in history from Southern University.