Professor Monica Hof Wallace says the winning paper was written for her Family Law Seminar class. The award and $1,000 prize will be presented at the upcoming LSU Family Law Seminar.
Bryan Jeansonne, J.D. ’06, was honored with the Dr. W. Turrentine Jackson Outstanding Chapter Advisor Award at the 154th anniversary convention of Theta Xi fraternity in Minneapolis. The award is bestowed upon a member “committed to ensuring the highest level of accountability and achievement of the Chapter and its membership.” He has served as chapter adviser of LSU’s chapter of Theta Xi since 2008.
The award is named in honor of the late Camille Gravel, a veteran trial attorney and a champion in the battle for civil rights and equal justice.
Richard is a successful litigator in state and federal district courts whose experience extends to the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal and the Louisiana Supreme Court.
Kaitlin Locascio, this year’s recipient of the Spirit of St. Ignatius Award, was profiled by Louisiana Record. The Spirit of St. Ignatius Award is presented to a law student who has achieved academic excellence and embodies Christian values in the Ignatian tradition, focused on the development of the whole person.
And at commencement ceremonies May 21, she was awarded the university’s Spirit of St. Ignatius Award and recognized as one of the its top students.
Danny Luneau, J.D. ’11, has been named in the National Trial Lawyer Association’s Top 100 for the third time. Luneau is a partner at Fife Luneau in Denver, Colorado, where he represents clients in cases involving DUI, drug, assault, theft and sex crimes. The Top 100 list is made up of criminal defense and civil plaintiff attorneys, nominated by their peers and subjected to an extensive evaluation process.
Lorenz received BU Law School’s Ernest M. Haddad Award at their May 15th Commencement, where Lorenz was bestowed an LL.M. in taxation.
Dicharry is named in Band 2 in the Louisiana environmental law category, and the firm’s Environment practice was ranked in the Top Tier (Band 1) in Louisiana.
She commissioned as an officer with the U.S. Army JAG Corps in October 2015 and is currently stationed at Fort Hood, Texas. On June 1, Captain Revelle will join 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team for a training mission in Korea as the operational law attorney.
The award is presented to a lawyer or judge whose life and practice display sterling character, unquestioned integrity, and dedication to the highest standards of the legal profession and the rule of law.