Marc Dupuy, Jr. (’54) is with Dupuy & Didier; 313 N. Monroe Street in Marksville, La. He received his B.S. in Geology from LSU in 1952 and was admitted to practice law 1953. He is a member of the Law Center’s Mineral Law Institute Advisory Council.
William “Bill” Crawford (’55), James J. Bailey Professor of Law, is still teaching at the LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center. Professor Crawford has also been the director of the Louisiana Law Institute since 1978.
Jack Robichaux (’69), Robichaux, Mize, Wadsack & Richardson, LLC, & Ironclad Title, LLC, was recently elected President of the Louisiana Land Title Association, a trade association of some 350 members who are either real estate attorneys, abstractors, title insurance agents, and Title Insurance Companies. Jack was also recently elected President of the St. Thomas More Society of Southwest Louisiana, a organization of Catholic Attorneys from Southwest Louisiana and is completing his third term as a member of the Board of Governors of the Louisiana State Bar Association.
Kenny Murov (‘75) has been practicing law in Virginia since 1975 and specializing in family law. He is currently serving a second term on the Virginia State Bar Council as a representative of the 7th Judicial District. He’s married to Robin Murov and has three children and two grandchildren.
Jerry L. Hermann (’79), partner, Kopfler & Hermann, Houma, Louisiana, says he enjoyed visiting with his classmates at the recent 30th class reunion.
Sidney Patin (’79) is in solo practice in the shadow of Pikes Peak. He is enjoying life in Colorado Springs and, “hasn’t been recognized for anything.” He’s “just a good guy and a good lawyer.”
Charles Addison Riddle III, (’80) is senior partner in Riddle and Moreau Law Office. He was elected District Attorney of the 12th Judicial District and practices in the Marksville area.
Michael Harold (’90) resides in New Orleans and practices at the law firm of Simon Peragine Smith and Redfearn on general litigation and toxic torts. Member of La Bar Foundation, La Bar, and Mississippi Bar. Fluent in Spanish. Serves on the boards of the Sociedad Espanola, Musical Arts Society of New Orleans, Alliance Franciase, English Speaking Union, and AMICI. Directs an English in Action program to help tutor recent immigrants to the city in English. Classical pianist (mostly charity events).
Alan Dabdoub (’97) has joined the Dallas litigation boutique, Lynn Tillotson Pinker & Cox, LLP. Dabdoub is formerly Chief Litigation Counsel of FedEx Office.
William M. Quin, II (’97), McCraney, Montagnet & Quin PLLC, was recently certified as a Life Member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. He practices in Ridgeland, Mississippi.
Michael Monahan (’98) has become a partner with Pattishall, McAuliffe, Newbury, Hilliard & Geraldson LLP, of Chicago, Illinois. Michael practices in the areas of trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets and other intellectual property, and sub-specializes in the law of video games and related technologies. Michael teaches Video Game Law at Chicago-Kent Law School and is a frequent speaker on the law of video games, massively-multiplayer online games and social networking issues.
Penelope “Penny” Brobst Blackwell (’00), Greenberg Traurig, LLP, was elected President-Elect of the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers for 2010 and will serve as President of the Association in 2011.
Cullen Ryan (‘03) is with the Law Office of Carlos Martinez and Assistant Public Defender of Miami-Dade County, Florida.
Christopher A. Young (’03) is with Perry & Young, P.A. in Panama City, FL He obtained a $4.1 million jury verdict after a week-long jury trial on behalf of his clients who were severely injured in an automobile accident. It is the largest verdict ever awarded by a jury in Jackson County, Florida.
Brandon A. Politz (’04), Cook, Yancey, King & Galloway, was honored as a Northwest Louisiana “40 Under 40 Recipient.” The program recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs, executives, managers, and professionals in public, private, or non-profit sectors under the age of forty. Winners are chosen based on such values as achievement, experience and innovation, vision, leadership, and community involvement.
Michael A. Villa, Jr. (’04), Meadows, Collier, Reed, Cousins, Crouch & Ungerman, LLP, was recognized in Texas Monthly as a 2010 Texas Rising Star in the areas of Taxation and White Collar Criminal Defense.
Suzanne Bourgeois (’07), Career Counselor at the Law Center, is the proud mother of Katherine Marie Bourgeois, born March 31, 2010. Suzanne, husband Brad, and “Kate” are doing well.
The LSU Law Center community mourns the passing of the following alumni whose deaths were reported since the date of our last newsletter publication.
John Thibaut, ’68. “John was one of the most loved members of our class and a consumate lawyer,” noted a fellow alum.