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Monday, April 28, 2014
3rd Annual ULM School Law Conference

Presenter: Doug Lawrence

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Biographical Information:

Principal in the Lawrence Firm L.L.C., Located in Monroe, Louisiana. Areas of practice include insurance defense, workers’ compensation defense, commercial litigation, school law, hospital law, municipal law, business associations and governmental affairs. General Counsel to the Monroe City School District (Monroe, Louisiana) since 1997. City Attorney for the City of Bastrop, Louisiana since 1997. Past counsel of Morehouse General Hospital, 1990-2010. Assistant District Attorney for the 4th Judicial District of Louisiana, 1989-1997. Staff Attorney, North Louisiana Legal Assistance Corporation, 1987- 1989.


Hammond High School, Hammond, Louisiana, May 1981

Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, Louisiana B.A., Government, cum laude, May 1984

Southeastern University Law Center Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Juris Doctorate (May 1987) Associate Editor, Southern University Law Review 

Professional memberships:

Louisiana State Bar Association (Member – House of Delegates, 1994-1996) United States District Court for the Western and Eastern District of Louisiana United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

Professional Affiliations:

Louisiana Society of Hospital Attorneys (Past State President, Past Board Member for Northeast region of Louisiana) Louisiana City Attorney’s Association National Council of School Attorneys Louisiana Council of School Attorneys