John A. Lovett

Associate Dean for Faculty Development and De Van D. Daggett, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Law

Professor of Law John A. Lovett
Office Location
351a Law School
Mailing Address
Loyola University New Orleans
College of Law
7214 St. Charles Ave.
Campus Box 901
New Orleans, LA 70118
Direct Phone
(504) 861-5478
Fax Number
(504) 861-5733
E-mail Address


J.D., Tulane University, 1995; M.F.A., Indiana University, 1991; B.A., Haverford College, 1988

Short Bio

Professor Lovett received his J.D. in 1995 from Tulane Law School and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Indiana University-Bloomington in 1991. He joined the Loyola law faculty in 2002, after five years in practice with the New Orleans law firm of Liskow & Lewis and judicial clerkships with the United States District Court, Western District of Louisiana, and the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Professor Lovett has chaired the Property Section of the American Association of Law Schools, served as contributing editor to the ABA journal, Probate and Property, and is currently chair-elect of the Real Estate Transactions Section of the American Association of Law Schools. In the fall of 2009, Professor Lovett was a McCormick Fellow at the University of Edinburgh Law School. His teaching and research focus on property law in common, civil and mixed jurisdictions. He has published several book chapters and numerous articles in journals such as the Edinburgh Law Review, Connecticut Law Review, Louisiana Law Review, Loyola Law Review, Missouri Law Review, Nebraska Law Review, Probate and Property, Tennessee Law Review, Syracuse Journal of International Law and Commerce, Stellenbosch Law Review and Tulane Law Review.

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