On The Move Archives
Summer 2012

LSU Law Center Announces 2012 Distinguished Alumnus and Distinguished Achievement Awards

Chancellor Jack M. Weiss has announced that W. Henson Moore III will be honored as the 2012 LSU Law Center Distinguished Alumnus of the Year and the Honorable Elizabeth Foote, Honorable Bonnie Foster Jackson, C. Kris Kirkpatrick, William Morrison Meyers and R. Patrick Vance will be honored for Distinguished Achievement at an awards brunch on Saturday, October 20 at Nottoway Plantation in White Castle, Louisiana.


Wall Street Journal: LSU Law Ranks Near Top in Full-Time Employment of Law Graduates

The LSU Law Center ranks 11th in the nation in the percentage of 2011 graduates employed in full-time, long-term legal jobs within 9 months of graduation, according to an analysis published on June 25 by the Wall Street Journal.  Some 81.25% of the graduates of the LSU Law Class of 2011 were employed in a full-time, long-term job requiring a legal degree.


LSU Law Center Awards Degrees at 2012 Commencement Ceremonies

The LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center awarded degrees to 223 students during Commencement ceremonies held May 25 at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center. Former U.S. Senator J. Bennett Johnston delivered an inspiring keynote address to the graduates.

View the 2012 Commencement Ceremony.


Chancellor Appoints Professors Smith and Diamond as Vice Chancellors

Chancellor Jack M. Weiss has announced two key administrative appointments at the LSU Law Center:

  • N. Gregory Smith, the Professional Ethics Professor of Law, will serve as Vice Chancellor for Finance/Business Affairs.
  • Raymond T. Diamond, the Jules F. and Francis T. Landry Distinguished Professor of Law, will serve in the newly created position of Vice Chancellor for Faculty Development and Institutional Assessment.


2011-12 Annual Fund Firm Participation

The LSU Law Center would like to thank and congratulate the law firms that participated in the 2011-12 Annual Fund! Your gift to the Annual Fund makes it possible for the Law Center to develop the next generation of leaders in the legal, business and public service arenas. Unrestricted gifts to the Annual Fund support student financial aid, moot court and clinic activities, recruitment and placement efforts for both faculty and students, and enhancements to student life at LSU Law. View the list.  

For more information on how to support the Annual Fund, please contact Tracy Evans at 225/578-8705 or tracy.evans@law.lsu.edu


Volunteers Needed for Advocacy Programs

In recent years, the LSU Law Center has experienced exponential growth in the number of programs dedicated to developing its students’ practical legal skills. As a result, LSU students have achieved unprecedented success in regional, national, and international advocacy competitions. In order to build upon past success in these arenas, students depend on volunteers from the local bench and bar to provide time and expertise. If you are interested in volunteering for one of our many Advocacy Programs events, please complete and send the attached form.

Alumni News / Class Notes

Find the latest news on what your classmates are doing and where they are these days. To submit items for Class Notes, please email Jane.Dunn@law.lsu.edu.

Summer 2012 Class Notes

Spring 2012 Class Notes