University Of New Orleans, College Of Urban And Public Affairs, Ph.D., 1999
Bates College Of Law, University Of Houston, J.D., 1972
University Of New Orleans, College Of Urban and Public Affairs, M.S., 1972
Louisiana State University, B.A., 1969
ACADEMIC HONORS AND AWARDS
Order Of The Barons (Coif/Academic)
Order Of The Barristers (Oral Skills)
Editor, Volume 10, Houston Law Review
Louisiana State Bar Association
United States Court Of Appeal For The Fifth Circuit
United States District Court For The Eastern, Western, and Middle Districts Of Louisiana
United States Tax Court
Staff Attorney, Department Of Housing And Urban Development, Washington, DC, 1973-1975
Associate, Carl & Roussel, 1975-1976
Member, New Orleans City Council, 1982-1985
Partner, Babovich, Spedale, & Chauvin And Predecessor Firms, 1976-2008
PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS
Comment, The Effect Of The Garnishment Provisions Of The Consumer Protection Act Under State Garnishment Laws, 9 Houston Law Review 537, 1972.
Article, Proper Time Limitations On Outer Continental Shelf Leases Under The National Environmental Policy Act, 10 Houston Law Review 158, 1972.
Broadening The Scope Of The Rehabilitation Act Of 1973, Nursing Management, 1997.
All In The Family: Comparison Between The Family Medical Leave Laws In Australia, New Zealand, and the United States, co-authored Mitchell Sherr, Journal Of The Association For Canadian Studies In Australia and New Zealand, Diversity in Canada, Australia, & New Zealand, Challenges & Opportunities, November-December 1999.
Louisiana Law Of Pawn And Secondhand Dealers, Third Edition, Thompson-Shore, Inc., Dexter, MI, 1999.
Public Lands And Amenities in Privatizing Government Functions, Law Journal Press, New York, New York, 2002.
Protecting Intellectual Property In The New Millennium,, presented at The Learning Conference, 2003, Institute of Education, University of London, July 25, 2003.
Adjunct Professor, Business Law, School of Business, University of New Orleans, 1978-1985
Lecturer, Loyola Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana 1989 - 2009
Associate Professor, Center For Urban And Public Affairs, University Of New Orleans, 2000-2003
Associate Professor, Center For Urban And Public Affairs, University Of New Orleans, 2008-2009
AREAS OF PRACTICE
Land Use Planning/Property Law
Litigation In Federal And State Courts In The Areas Of Commercial Litigation Loans,and Use, And General Business
Legislative Lobbying And Legislative DraftingX