Presentations and Publications
Summer School Revisited – Family Law Updates, presentation for the Louisiana State Bar Association, New Orleans, December 2017.
Professionalism in the Legal Profession, presentation to the Tulane Business School class on Law and Order, October 2017.
Family Law Updates, presentation to the Louisiana Justice Community Conference, October 2017.
Professionalism Among Generations, panel presentation for the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel Sizzlin’ Summer Seminar, August 2017.
Kramer v. Kramer – Family Law Updates, presentation at the Louisiana State Bar Association Summer School, June 2017.
Where Are We Now?: The Post-Obergefell Era, presentation on the legislative proposals being considered by the Louisiana Law Institute at a joint program hosted by the Lambda Law Alliance and Phi Delta Phi, November 2016.
Evaluating Tomorrow’s Lawyers: Leading the Way to Learning Outcomes, presentation at the Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyer’s Conference, Denver, September 2016.
Nuts and Bolts of Family Law, presentation at the Louisiana State Bar Association Summer School, June 2016.
Diminished Capacity, panel presentation at Loyola’s Annual Estate Planning Conference, December 2015.
The Marriage Shift, presentation to the Bartolus Society, October 2015. Marriage in the Modern Age, presentation at the Louisiana Judicial Conference, October 2015.
Let the Supremes Sing!, presentation at the Second Annual Law Conference for the St. Thomas More Catholic Lawyers Association, March 2015.
Marriage Equality: The State of the Law, presentation at the Faculty Colloquia, October 2014.
Effective Brief Writing and Oral Argument, presentation for the Loyola Skills Program, October 2014.
Are Experiential Modules Really Better?, presentation at Third Annual Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers Conference, September 2014.
Marriage Equality post-Windsor and Perry: The Arguments, the Litigation, The Future, presentation at the Inaugural Law Conference for the St. Thomas More Catholic Lawyers Association, March 2014.
The History of Same Sex Marriage, introduction to Professor Dale Carpenter’s presentation on “Why Conservatives Should Support Same Sex Marriage” at a joint program hosted by the Loyola Federalist Society and Lambda Law Alliance, February 2013.
A Career in Law Teaching: My Path and the Road to Law School, presentation to the 2011 inaugural class of SUIT UP! Internship Program of the Louisiana State Bar Association, July 2011.
Things Judges Look for in Selecting a Law Clerk, panel moderator at discussion hosted by the Loyola Public Interest Law Group, November, 2010.
The Use of Durable Powers of Attorneys in Light of Louisiana’s Interdiction Laws, presentation to the New Orleans Estate Planning Council, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 2009.
Family Law Pedagogy, presentation at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools Conference, Palm Beach, Florida, July 2008.
The Effects of Reproductive Technologies on the Law, panel moderator at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools Conference, Amelia Island, Florida, August 2007.
Recent Developments in Family Law, panel presentation at the The “Grimm” Truth of Post-Katrina Domestic Issues, New Orleans, Louisiana, March 2007.
Succession Law for the Domestic Practitioner, presentation at the annual Loyola Family Law Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, December 2006.
Prescriptive Periods Post Katrina and Rita, presentation in connection with Katrina Seminar, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 2006.
Legal Writing for the Judicial Law Clerk, presentation at the Third Circuit Judges’ Association meeting, Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 2006.
Child Support Savings Accounts, presentation at a New Scholars Workshop at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools Conference, Palm Beach, Florida, July 2006.
A History of Conflict Resolution and the Jury System, presentation at Law Day to Louisiana’s middle and high school students hosted by The Louisiana Center for Law and Civic Education, April 2005.
Inside Chambers Seminar, panel presentation at the Eastern District of Louisiana hosted by the Federal Bar Association, October 2004.
Using Blackboard for Student Self-Assessment, presentation at Harvard University to New England Legal Writing Consortium, Cambridge, Massachusetts, December 2003.
LOUISIANA SUCCESSIONS, DONATIONS AND TRUSTS: CASES AND MATERIALS (Claitor’s Publishing 2015) (with Kathryn Venturatos Lorio).
LOUISIANA CIVIL LAW TREATISE VOL. ___: Family Law (West) (forthcoming).
Marriage Equality: The “States” of the Law Post Windsor and Perry, 16 Loy. J. Pub. Int. L. 215 (2014) (with Christopher G. Otten).
A Federal Referendum: Extending Child Support for Higher Education, 58 Kan. L. Rev. 665 (2010).
Recodifying Emancipation: A Précis of the 2009 Revision of Louisiana Emancipation Law, 56 Loy. L. Rev. 135 (2010) (with Dane Ciolino).
Child Support Savings Accounts: An Innovative Approach to Child Support Enforcement, 85 N.C. L. Rev. 1155 (2007).
Using the Past to Predict the Future: Refocusing the Analysis of a Federal Dilution Claim, 73 U. Cinn. L. Rev. 945 (2005).
The Pitfalls of a Putative Marriage and the Call for a Putative Divorce, 64 La. L. Rev. 71 (2003).
Roadblock: The Fifth Circuit Further Insulates Public School Systems from § 1983 Liability, 43 Loy. L. Rev. 649 (1998).
A Primer on Kentucky’s Same-Sex Marriage Lawsuit, LGBT Litigator, Vol. 4, No. 2 (Summer 2014) (with Christopher G. Otten).
Becoming a Professor of Law, The Young Lawyer by the American Bar Association’s Young Lawyer Division, November 2011.
Loyola University Takes Part in Bicentennial of the French Civil Code, Loyola Lawyer, Spring 2005.