Category Archives: Clinics & Externships

Law Alumni to be Inducted into Military Hall of Fame

Six LSU Law Center alumni, including the namesake of the LSU Law Center, the late Dean Paul M. Hebert, are among the dozen distinguished LSU alumni who will be honored during the 2011 LSU Salutes, November 10-12, 2011.  LSU Salutes, sponsored by the university and Cadets of the Ole War Skule, is an annual celebration […]

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Chancellor Weiss Reacts to Louisiana Bar Exam Changes

On October 19, 2011, the Supreme Court of Louisiana entered an order adopting compensatory scoring of the Louisiana bar examination effective with the July, 2012 administration of the exam. A more far reaching proposal to revise the structure of the Louisiana bar examination remains pending before the Court. This “long term” plan would, among other […]

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LSU Law Ranked #6 Best Value Law School in the Nation

The LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center has been ranked #6 in the Best Value Law Schools by preLaw, a National Jurist publication.  The 2011 rankings move the Law Center up twelve spots from last year’s Best Value rank of #18. According to the magazine, the intent of the Best Value rankings is to identify […]

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LSU Law Students Achieve State’s Highest Passage Rate on July 2011 Bar Exam

LSU Law Center students achieved the highest passage rate among all examinees on the latest Louisiana State Bar Exam, according to results released today by the Committee on Bar Admissions of the Supreme Court of Louisiana. LSU Law students continued their traditional first place passage rate, with 86.5 percent of examinees receiving passing scores on […]

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Guruli Named Director of LSU Law Office of Career Services; de la Houssaye Named Counselor/National Recruiting Coordinator

Chancellor Jack M. Weiss has announced the appointment of Erin Guruli to the position of Director of Career Services and Employer Relations at the LSU Law Center. Also named to the Career Services staff is Susan L. de la Houssaye who will serve as Counselor/National Recruiting Coordinator.  Prior to joining LSU Law Center, Ms. Guruli […]

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Honorable Helen “Ginger” Berrigan and Oliver “Rick” Richard III Named LSU Law Center Distinguished Alumni of the Year

BATON ROUGE—The Honorable Helen “Ginger” Berrigan and Oliver “Rick” Richard III were presented with the LSU Law Center’s Distinguished Alumni of the Year award by Chancellor Jack M. Weiss at the LSU Union on September 23, 2011. The award is given annually to an alumnus or alumna who exemplifies the highest quality and ethical standards […]

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Berrigan and Richard to be Honored as LSU Law Distinguished Alumni in Program Set for Tonight

Baton Rouge, Sept. 23, 2011 — The Honorable Helen “Ginger” Berrigan and Oliver G. “Rick” Richard III will be honored as the 2011 LSU Law Center Distinguished Alumni of the Year at an event scheduled for Friday, September 23, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. at the LSU Union in the Cotillion Ballroom.  Berrigan and Richard are […]

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Class of 2014 Arrives on Campus

August 12, 2011 – The Class of 2014 arrived on the LSU Law campus yesterday for a two-day orientation, “making the transition from backpacks to briefcases,” remarked Chancellor Jack M. Weiss as he welcomed the class.  Jake Henry, Director of Admissions, greeted some 241 students, one of the largest and most diverse classes in the […]

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Chancellor Announces Appointment of H. Alston Johnson to Resident LSU Law Faculty, Effective January 2012

Chancellor Jack M. Weiss has announced the appointment of H. Alston Johnson to the resident faculty of the LSU Law Center.  Subject to the approval of the LSU Board of Supervisors and the LSU System, the appointment will be effective in January, 2012 when Mr. Johnson retires from his twenty-seven years of service as a […]

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LSU Law to Host Celebration of the Louisiana Children’s Code, August 5

  The LSU Law Center will host a celebration of the Louisiana Children’s Code on August 5, 2011, beginning at 1:00 p.m. The Louisiana Children’s Code, enacted by the state Legislature in 1990, has guided the legal and social service communities in the areas of Delinquency, Children in Need of Care, Families in Need of […]

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