The LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center awarded degrees to 178 students during Commencement ceremonies held Friday, May 24, at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center, with former LSU Law and current Seton Hall Law professor Michael Coenen delivering the Commencement address.
LSU Law’s 2019 graduating class represents 25 Louisiana parishes, 15 U.S. states and five countries. Men made up 59 percent of the class, and women made up 41 percent. LSU Law awarded the Juris Doctor degree to 170 students, with 139 of those students also earning the Graduate Diploma in Comparative Law and four earning the Graduate Certificate in Energy Law and Policy. Eight students received the Master of Laws degree.
“This class molded and shaped an identity as a concerned, collaborative, committed and concentrated group,” LSU Law Dean Tom Galligan said. “They have made this law school a better place. I thank them, and I praise them.”