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Cleveland Coon

Associate Professor of Law
Phone: (225) 771-4900 ext. 212
Fax: (225) 771-5913

Courses: Trusts, Louisiana Civil Procedure, Advanced Legal Writing, Education Law, Environmental Justice, Louisiana Civil Procedure, Obligations, Professional Responsibility

Expertise: Conflicts of Law, Trusts, Louisiana Civil Procedure, Environmental Justice

Professor Coon is an associate professor of law who joined the Law Center in 1989. In 1991, he became the director of the Pre-Law Academic Assistance Program and bar review coordinator. Prof. Coon’s legal career in public interest law includes assistant attorney general for the Louisiana Department of Justice and East Baton Rouge Parish Public Defender. He was formerly an associate with White, Jones, and Lombard in New Orleans, Louisiana, and is a former law clerk for Louisiana Supreme Court Justice Revius O. Ortique, Jr., (retired) when Ortique served on the New Orleans Civil District Court.

A 1981 Law Center graduate, Prof. Coon earned a B.A. in political science in 1976 from Southern University and A&M College. While attending law school, he was executive editor of the Southern University Law Review and served on the Moot Court Board. Prof. Coon earned an LL.M. in environmental law from Tulane University School of Law in 2003.