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B.A., 1982, Louisiana State University
J.D., 1987, Louisiana State University

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Kathy Flynn Simino

Louis B. Porterie Professorship
Assistant Professor of Professional Practice


Kathy Simino graduated from the LSU Law Center in 1987, where she served as Chairman of the Moot Court Board. After graduation, she served as a law clerk for the Hon. L.J. Hymel in the 19th Judicial District Court. Thereafter, Simino was a public defender in the 19th Judicial District Court for five years where, in addition to handling matters in the courtroom, prepared all of the briefs and writ applications for the office. In 1992, Simino went to clerk for the Hon. Freddie Pitcher, Jr. at the First Circuit Court of Appeal. After Judge Pitcher’s retirement, Simino clerked for several other judges before going into private practice, with a focus on appellate practice. Professor Simino was an adjunct professor at the Law Center teaching advanced appellate advocacy for several years before joining the Professional Practice and Legal Writing Department.