Tulane Law School

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6329 Freret Street, Suite 130
New Orleans, LA 70118
United States of America

Phone: 1-504-862-8850
FAX: 1-504-862-8851
e-mail: tplc@tulane.edu

Prior Speakers 

The Institute recruits trainers from the ranks of legislative drafters, lobbyists, law professors, agency personnel, business representatives, lawyers in private practice, and legislators. Its international faculty has experience in every aspect of the legislative process, as illustrated by the following partial list of previous Institute speakers:

  • Ernest Abbott - Founder, FEMA Law Associates, L.L.C.
  • James Ashford - Principal Counsel, Legislative Counsel Bureau in Sacramento
  • Richard Baltzersen - Content Technology Solutions
  • John M. Barry - author of The Great Influenza: The Epic Story of the Deadhand Plague in History
  • Kim Boyle - Partner, Phelps Dunbar, L.L.P.
  • Nannette Jolivette Brown - Partner, Chaffe McCall, L.L.P.
  • Rebecca Bronson - Resident Partner, Hogan & Hartson 
  • Diane Burkhart - Senior Staff Attorney, Louisiana State Senate
  • Aljandro Camacho - Associate Professor of law, Notre Dame Law School
  • Jerri Coletti-  Legislative Drafting Consultant
  • Bill Crawford - Director, Louisiana Law Institute
  • Martin Cutts - Research Director, Plain Language Commission
  • Eric Dannenmaier -  Director, Tulane Institute for Environmental Law and Policy
  • Robert Drinan - Professor of Law, Georgetown Law School
  • Clark Ken Ervin - Director, Aspen Insittute of Homeland Security
  • Bruce Feustel - Senior Fellow, National conference of State Legislatures
  • Tom Foutz - President, ADR, Inc.
  • John Fowler - Executive Director, Advisory Council on Historic Preservation
  • Mathew Frumin - Senior Advisor, National Democratic Institute
  • Lou Gieszl - Deputy Executive Director, Maryland Judiciary's Mediation and COnflict Resolution Office
  • Jerry Guillot - Chief of Staff, Louisiana State Senate
  • Jere Gwin-Lenth - Lousiana Statutes Lead Editor, West Publishing Co.
  • Bobby Harges - Adams and Reese Distinguished Professor of Law at Loyola University of New Orleans
  • Joseph Kimble - Managing Editor, Scribes Journal of Legal Writing
  • Phil Knight - Drafting Advisor, Constitutional Assembly of South Africa
  • John R. Kramer - Dean, Tulane Law School
  • Robert Kuehn - Tulane Environmental Law Clinic
  • Rebecca Lennahan - Deputy Director, Colorado Office of Legislative and Legal Services
  • Stephen Maher -  President, The Practical Professor
  • David Marcello - Executive Director, The Public Law Center 
  • Robert Martineau - Author of Drafting Legislation and Rules in Plain English
  • Tara J. Melish - Associate Professor, Director of the Buffalo Human Rights Center
  • Toby Mendel - Executive Director, Center for Law and Democracy
  • Maris LeBlanc - Deputy General Counsel, Louisiana Ethics Administration
  • Robert McCurley - Director, Alabama Law Institute 
  • Patrick Merloe - Senior Associate, National Democratic Institute for International Affairs
  • Garth Meintjes - CEO, International Legal Foundation 
  • James Moorman - President, Taxpayers Against Fraud Education Fund
  • Susie Morgan - Wiener, Weiss & Madison
  • Vernon Palmer - Professor of Law, Tulane Law School
  • John Phelps - Clerk, Florida House of Representatives
  • William Pitts - Managing Director, The Mediation Center
  • Charles Pou, Jr. - The Mediation Consortium
  • Ronald Pursell - Chief of Staff, New Orleans City Council
  • Ed Rekosh - Director for Europe, International Human Rights Law Group
  • Donald Revell - Chief Legislative Counsel, Province of Ontario
  • John Strylowski - Author of Writing User-Friendly Regulations
  • Robert Stumberg - Director, Harrison Institute for Public Law, Georgetown Law School
  • L. Anthony Sutin - Dean, Appalachian School of Law
  • Symeon Symeonides - Professor of Law, Louisiana State University Law Center
  • Brian Z. Tamanaha - Benjamin Cardozo Professor of Law, St. John's University School of Law
  • Cheryl Teamer - Attorney, Adams and Reese
  • John Tierney  -  Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Boston College
  • Garth Thornton - Author of Legislative Drafting 
  • Graham White - Associate Professor of Political Science
  • Idella Wilson - Assistant Director, The Public Law Center
  • Wim Voermans - Centre for Legislative Studies
    Faculty of Law, Tilburg University
  • Gregory Wetstone - Senior Director of Government and Public Affairs, American Wind Energy Association
  • Richard Wydick - Author of Plain English for Lawyers 

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