John L. Creed (’49) resides in Houston with his wife Kathryn Jumonville. Creed never practiced law, but has been employed in various aspects of the rice business. In 1973, he formed Creed Rice Co., Inc., an international rice brokerage firm. He also established the Creed Rice Market Report in 1980. He has three sons and one daughter.
William H. Brown (’62) resides in Baton Rouge where he retired as a District Judge. Since retiring, he has practiced law with the firm of Seale, Smith, Zuber & Barnette. He will celebrate 49 years of marriage this August with Mary Ann Adcock Brown. They are the parents of Laurie Brown Besselman, and grandparents of one grandchild, William Brown Besselman, who is six months old.
William H. Reinhardt, Jr. (’70) is of counsel to the law firm of Blue Williams, LLP and practices in the areas of labor/employment law and business transactions.
Robert B. “Skip” Allen (’75) is now General Counsel of Helis Oil & Gas Company, LLC, in New Orleans. He has offices in Houston but spends part of his time in St. Nom La Breteche, France, where his daughter Kathleen attends the American School of Paris. He is married to Shirley Stover Allen.
Thomas W. Rigby (’92) is Chief Counsel for the Office of SBIC Liquidation in Washington, D.C.
David Redmann (’94) is a partner with the firm of Bradley, Murchison, Kelly & Shea, LLC, which opened in February 2009. The firm has offices in Shreveport and New Orleans. Of the 17 founding partners, 10 are LSU alumni, and of the 33 total lawyers, 19 are LSU alumni.
Jessie M. LeBlanc (’96) serves as the Hearing Officer and Judicial Administrator for the 23rd Judicial District Court.
Jim Noe (’97) was recently appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Delta Towing, LLC, an inland and offshore tug and support vessel operator. He will continue to serve as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of Hercules Offshore, Inc.
Melanie Mulcahy (’99) is the incoming president of the LSBA Young Lawyers Section.
Kelly M. Rabalais (’99) is now Executive Counsel for St. Tammany Parish.
Cpt. Dan Stigall (’00), of the U.S. Army Jag Corps., recently completed a book titled Counterterrorism and the Comparative Law of Investigative Detention. it is in the final editing phase and should be out this summer. For more information, click here.
Lee White (’01), with the firm of Jackson Walker’s Dallas office, was recently named a “Rising Star” by Texas Monthly magazine.
Jennifer D. Adams (’05) recently accepted a position with the American Association for Justice in Washington, D.C., as the Legal Content Editor.
Troy P. Majoue (’05) is with the firm of Quilling, Selander, Cummiskey & Lownds, P.C. in Dallas.
Kimberly Wilson Vincent (’06) has opened the Law Office of Kim Wilson Vincent, a general practice law firm, in downtown Austin, Texas.
Garrett Callaway (’07) is serving as a 19th Judicial District Court law clerk to the Hon. R. Michael Caldwell.
Patrick Holly (’08), a 1st Lt. with the U.S. Army, is a student in the 178th Judge Advocate Officer Basic Course.
The LSU Law Center community mourns the passing of the following alumni whose deaths were reported since the date of our last newsletter publication.
Martha Eleanor Caldwell Innes (’47)
Robert Wakefield (’74)