Mary Garvey Algero

Warren E. Mouledoux Distinguished Professor of Law

Warren E. Mouledoux Distinguished Professor of Law Mary Garvey Algero
Office Location
432 Law School
Mailing Address
Loyola University New Orleans
7214 St. Charles Ave.
Campus Box 901
New Orleans, LA 70118
Direct Phone
(504) 861-5675
Fax Number
(504) 861-5733
E-mail Address


J.D., Loyola University New Orleans, 1989; B.A., University of New Orleans (with distinction), 1986

Short Bio

Professor Algero is the Warren E. Mouledoux Distinguished Professor of Law. She directs the Legal Research and Writing Program and co-directs the Westerfield Fellows Program. She is the author of Louisiana Legal Research and co-author of Federal Legal Research, both books published by Carolina Academic Press. She has published articles on issues of federal civil procedure and jurisdiction, the Louisiana civil law system, and the contracts clause and frequently presents on her scholarship and on teaching at professional conferences. She is a former president of the Association of Legal Writing Directors and has served on the editorial board of Legal Writing: The Journal of the Legal Writing Institute She teaches courses primarily focused on civil procedure, federal courts, legal research and writing, and ethics. She has also taught comparative judicial process at the University of Vienna as part of the Loyola study abroad program. Prior to joining the faculty of the Loyola New Orleans College of Law, she practiced law with the New Orleans law firms of McGlinchey, Stafford, Mintz, Cellini & Lang and Pulaski, Gieger & Laborde, primarily in the areas of aviation, admiralty, and products liability. In law school she served as the editor in chief of the Loyola Law Review.

Courses Taught

  • Civil Procedure I and II
  • Advanced Civil Procedure Seminar
  • Legal Profession
  • Legal Research & Writing
  • Advanced Legal Writing
  • Moot Court
  • Law & Poverty
  • Courts in a Federal System

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