E. Phelps Gay

E. Phelps Gay

E. Phelps Gay, a graduate of Princeton University and Tulane University School of Law, has been a partner of Christovich & Kearney, LLP since 1985. His practice areas include energy and maritime law, products liability and defense of legal malpractice cases and ethical complaints.

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John T. Olivier

John Tarlton Olivier was born in Lafayette, Louisiana, on January 26, 1953, the son of Sunset Mayor John Louis Olivier and Julie Ann Brinkhaus. He is married to Terry L. Seemann and they are the parents of Jeffrey Tarlton and …

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Catherine J. Newsome

  Catherine J. Newsome is the First Assistant Secretary of State under Louisiana Secretary of State Nancy Landry. She was appointed to this position in January of 2024, having previously served the Department of State as the State Archivist and Executive …

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Benjamin West Janke

Benjamin West Janke

Benjamin West Janke is an attorney in the New Orleans office of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, focusing his practice on commercial litigation and intellectual property.  Mr. Janke has a broad range of advocacy experience in contract, trademark, media, …

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Chief Justice John L. Weimer

Chief Justice John L. Weimer became the 26th Chief Justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court January 1, 2021.  He began his service on the Supreme Court in 2001 when he was elected to serve as an Associate Justice, District 6, …

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Alena M. Allen

Alena M. Allen began her service as dean of the LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center on July 1, 2023. Allen, who also serves as a professor of law, previously served as deputy director for the Association of American Law …

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Mary Hotard Becnel

Mary Hotard Becnel is a retired judge from the Fortieth Judicial District Court of Louisiana. She attended the University of New Orleans and graduated from Loyola University College of Law. Entering the legal system as an official court reporter she …

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Warren M. Billings

Warren M. Billings, Distinguished Professor of History Emeritus at the University of New Orleans and Visiting Professor at the College of William & Mary Law School, is a student of colonial Virginia and Louisiana law. Widely published, his most recent …

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Raphael Cassimere, Jr.

Dr. Raphael Cassimere, Jr. is a native New Orleanian. He is Seraphia D. Leyda Professor-Emeritus of History at UNO where he taught for 37 years. He has been active with the NAACP since 1960 and held numerous offices at the …

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Tiffany Gautier Chase

Honorable Tiffany Gautier Chase was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy from Loyola University and her Juris Doctorate from Loyola University School of Law. Judge Chase began her legal career as a …

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