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May 2024

Monique Gonzalez named LSU Law Associate Dean, Director of the Law Library and Information Technology Services

May 28, 2024

Monique Gonzalez has been named LSU Law Associate Dean and Director of the Law Library and Information Technology Services, effective June 1. In her role, Gonzalez will be responsible for all Law Library and information technology management and operations, including collection development and maintenance, personnel management, and budgeting. Gonzalez brings a wealth of academic, administrative, and legal experience to the LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center and Law Library. Since 2021, she has served as Senior Research Librarian at Norton Rose Fulbright, a global business law firm. She previously served as Associate Director of the Thurgood Marshall School of Law…
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Professor Carlota Toledo joins LSU Law faculty as Professor of Professional Practice and Director of Academic Success

May 21, 2024

With broad experience leading law students in the development of their academic and professional practice skills, as well as their preparation for the bar exam, Professor Carlota Toledo has joined the LSU Law faculty as a Professor of Professional Practice, effective May 1. She also serves as Director of Academic Success, a new position at the LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center. Toledo came to LSU Law from Nova Southern University (NSU) in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where she served as a Professor of Practice in the Academic Success and Professionalism Program. Teaching legal skills and professional courses, Toledo worked closely…
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Summer Access to Legal Databases

May 20, 2024

Bloomberg Law Returning students have unlimited summer access for academic or work purposes. New graduates have access for six months after graduation. Lexis  Returning students have unlimited summer access for academic or work purposes. New graduates have access through December 31, 2024 For more information: https://www.lexisnexis.com/grad-access/ Westlaw  Accounts may only be used for academic purposes. There is a cap of 180 hours of use a month. New graduates have access through November 30, 2024. Graduates should go to the following page to activate the six months of Westlaw: https://www.lawschool.tr.com. For more information on database access see Summer Research & Post…
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Your Gifts at Work: Morgan Pilcher

May 20, 2024

Greensboro, North Carolina, native and rising third-year law student Morgan Pilcher decided to pursue her law degree at the LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center because she knew a comprehensive education in civil and common law would best prepare her to one day practice outside the United States. “I chose LSU Law because of the unique legal education offered, which I cannot get from any other law school in the country,” she said. “I know that the civil law education I receive from LSU Law will give me a firm foundation to achieve my aspirations of practicing internationally.” LSU Law…
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Professor Jennifer Cooper returning home to Louisiana to join LSU Law faculty in Fall 2024 semester

May 14, 2024

Professor Jennifer Cooper will bring her legal writing expertise to LSU Law when she returns home to Louisiana to join the faculty at the LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center at the start of the Fall 2024 semester. Since 2018, Cooper has served as Associate Professor of the Practice of Law at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, where she also chairs the Lawyering Process Program, which provides students with an introduction to the essential lawyering skills, including research, writing, analytical thinking, and oral advocacy. She previously served as Visiting Assistant Professor of Lawyering Skills at the Seattle…
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Professor John Parsi to join LSU Law faculty in the Fall 2024 semester

May 7, 2024

Professor John Parsi, JD, PhD, who has extensive experience as an attorney in the private sector and as a nonprofit leader, will join the faculty at the LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center at the start of the Fall 2024 semester. Parsi has taught at the University of Nebraska College of Law since 2022 and was previously on the faculty of Arizona State University. Parsi earned his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School, where he graduated cum laude and served as Notes Editor on the Editorial Board of the Michigan Law Review. Parsi teaches criminal law, administration of…
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