Wilkie is currently serving as senior advisor to U.S. Senator Thom Tillis of North Carolina, and recently worked in President Trump’s transition office. He previously served as assistant secretary of defense and senior director of the National Security Council during the George W. Bush administration.
Bossetta will become the Louisiana Air National Guard’s new assistant adjutant general. In that role, he will serve as a principal military advisor to the adjutant general of the LANG and be responsible for assisting in the deployment and coordination of programs, policies, and plans for the LANG.
Richardson participated in a roundtable exploring the challenges and benefits of "crowdsourcing legal assistance" to populations unable to afford legal assistance.
The honor is awarded annually “to a young lawyer who has made outstanding contributions to the legal profession and his/her community.”
Brown has been promoted to vice president, Regulatory Counsel & International Affairs, at the Consumer Specialty Products Association based in Washington, D.C.
The Honorable Desiree Charbonnet, J.D. 94 recently announced her candidacy for mayor of the City of New Orleans. Charbonnet served as chief judge in New Orleans Municipal and Traffic Court until April 2017. Most recently, Judge Charbonnet was a leading force behind Stand with Dignity’s Warrant Clinic, which allowed people with warrants for traffic and municipal court or outstanding fines and fees to clear their records without fear of arrest.
The Gillis Long Poverty Law Center presented 2017 Public Service Awards to students, alumni, staff, and faculty. Each year, the center presents awards to those who have demonstrated a commitment to social justice and serving the needs of the disadvantaged.
The award recognizes a law student from an ABA-accredited law school in the state of Louisiana who has demonstrated a dedication to providing legal services to the poor.
The LSBA Century Award is presented to extraordinary attorneys who have demonstrated exemplary commitment to the ideals of their profession by providing over 100 hours of volunteer pro bono services during the past calendar year.
Loyola Law Professor Robert R.M. Verchick co-authored a new report that offers legal and policy strategies for Native American tribes to relocate communities threatened by climate change.