Prof. Gail S. Stephenson returned to her high school alma mater to give the commencement speech on May 18, 2017. Stephenson graduated from Campti High School in Natchitoches Parish; the school is now known as Lakeview High School. The ceremony was held at A. A. Fredericks Auditorium on the campus of Northwestern State University.
Gail Stephenson is the Law Center’s director of legal analysis & writing where she holds the Louisiana Outside Counsel A. A. Lenoir endowed professorship in law. Her research focuses on culturally diverse teaching, Louisiana civil procedure, and civil law notaries. She is a former president of both the Baton Rouge Bar Association and the Baton Rouge Association of Women Attorneys, and she was named the 2014 Louisiana Bar Foundation Distinguished Professor.
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