John A. Lovett

DeVan D. Daggett. Jr. Professor of Law

Professor of Law John A. Lovett
Office Location
440 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 a B.A. from Haverford College in 1988, an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Indiana University-Bloomington in 1991, and his J.D. from Tulane Law School in 1995.  He joined the faculty of Loyola University New Orleans College of Law in 2002, after five years in practice with the New Orleans law firm of Liskow & Lewis and judicial clerkships with the Hon. F.A. Little, Jr., United States District Court, Western District of Louisiana, and the Hon. Jacques L. Wiener, Jr., United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. 

Professor Lovett has served as Chair of the Property Section and Real Estate Transactions Section of the American Association of Law Schools (AALS) and has served as contributing editor to the ABA journal, Probate and Property. 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 Connecticut Law Review, Edinburgh Law Review, Louisiana Law Review, Loyola Law Review, Missouri Law Review, Nebraska Law Review, Probate and Property, Syracuse Journal of International Law and Commerce, Stellenbosch Law Review, Tennessee Law Review, and Tulane Law Review. He is the lead co-author of Louisiana Property Law: The Civil Code, Cases, and Commentary (Carolina Academic Press 2014). In 2013, Professor Lovett was elected a fellow of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers (ACREL).

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