LSBA 2017-18 Officers and Board of Governors Members Installed


The installation ceremony was June 8 during the Annual Meeting. 

Dona Kay Renegar was installed as the 77th LSBA president by Louisiana Supreme Court Justice John L. Weimer. Renegar is a member in the Lafayette law firm Veazey, Felder & Renegar, L.L.C.

Barry H. Grodsky, a partner in the New Orleans law firm Taggart Morton, L.L.C., was installed as 2017-18 president-elect. He will assume the presidency in 2018-19.

John E. McAuliffe, Jr., an attorney in the Metairie office of the law firm Frederick A. Miller & Associates, is beginning his first year of a two-year term as secretary. He also serves as editor of the Louisiana Bar Journal.

H. Minor Pipes III, a founding member of the New Orleans law firm Barrasso Usdin Kupperman Freeman & Sarver, L.L.C., is beginning his second year of his two-year term as treasurer.

Darrel J. Papillion, a partner in the Baton Rouge law firm Walters, Papillion, Thomas, Cullens, L.L.C., will continue his service to the LSBA as 2017-18 immediate past president.

Bradley J. Tate, tax manager for the firm Carr, Riggs & Ingram, L.L.C., was installed as 2017-18 chair of the LSBA Young Lawyers Division.

Members of the 2017-18 Board of Governors also were installed by Chief Justice Johnson.

First District
• D. Skylar Rosenbloom, an associate in the New Orleans office of the law firm Fishman Haygood, L.L.P.
• Darryl J. Foster, a partner in the New Orleans office of the law firm Bradley Murchison Kelly & Shea, L.L.C.

Second District
• Stephen I. Dwyer, a partner in the Metairie law firm Dwyer, Cambre & Suffern, A.P.L.C.

Third District
• Shannon Seiler Dartez, an attorney with the Glenn Armentor Law Corporation in Lafayette.

Fourth District
• J. Lee Hoffoss, Jr., a partner in the Lake Charles law firm Hoffoss Devall, L.L.C.

Fifth District
• Edward J. Walters, Jr., a partner in the Baton Rouge law firm Walters, Papillion, Thomas, Cullens, L.L.C.
• Valerie T. Schexnayder, a solo practitioner attorney and mediator in Baton Rouge.

Sixth District
• Charles D. Elliott, a solo practitioner in the law firm Charles Elliott & Associates, L.L.C., in Alexandria.

Seventh District
• C.A. (Hap) Martin III, a member in the Monroe law firm Shotwell, Brown & Sperry, A.P.L.C.

Eighth District
• Marjorie L. (Meg) Frazier, a shareholder in the Shreveport law firm Wiener, Weiss & Madison, A.P.C.

At-Large Members
• Daniel A. Cavell, a partner in the Thibodaux law firm Morvant & Cavell, A.P.L.C.
• Jermaine Guillory, section chief for the 19th Judicial District Attorney’s Office in Baton Rouge.
• Monique Y. Metoyer, an assistant district attorney and chief of Section 3 for the Caddo Parish District Attorney’s Office in Shreveport.

Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center
• John M. Church, Baton Rouge, Professor of Law at LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center.

Tulane University Law School
• Ronald J. Scalise, Jr., New Orleans, the A.D. Freeman Professor of Civil Law at Tulane University Law School.

Louisiana State Law Institute
• L. Kent Breard, Jr., an attorney in the Monroe law firm Snellings, Breard, Sartor, Inabnett & Trascher, L.L.P.

House of Delegates Liaison Committee
• Chair Julie Baxter Payer, executive counsel for the Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs in Baton Rouge.
• Member Sandra K. Cosby, an associate in the Metairie office of the law firm Frederick A. Miller & Associates.
• Member Jeffrey A. Riggs, a partner in the Lafayette office of the law firm Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith, L.L.P.


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