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Richard Chopin

Adjunct Professor of Law

Richard Chopin
Richard Chopin

Richard Chopin is a 1973 Law Review graduate of Loyola Universty College of Law. He has practiced as a trial lawyer since that time and has tried nearly 130 civil jury trials throughout Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.  He has also tried numerous non-jury trials.  Dick has been honored by many organizations and has been recognized by Super Lawyers, New Orleans Magazine, Top Lawyers in New Orleans,  Top Attorneys in Louisiana, New Orleans City Business Magazine 50 Leaders in Law, The Top 100 Lawyers in America and several other professional organizations.

Dick has been teaching Trial Advocacy at Loyola for many years. He also taught in the Trial Advocacy program at the Paul M. Hebert Law Center of LSU for many years. He has been a frequent lecturer for numerous professional organizations. He relishes his association with Loyola and working with students and lawyers to help them learn the proper method of trying a case.

Dick and his wife, Dee, another Loyola lawyer, have been happily married 43 years.  They have 3 children, 2 of whom are also graduates of Loyola College of Law, and 4 wonderful grandchildren. 

Degrees

J.D., Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, 1973; B.B.A., Loyola University New Orleans, 1971