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About Wendell H. Holmes

After graduating from law school, Professor Holmes joined the Jackson, Mississippi law firm of Butler, Snow, O'Mara, Stevens & Cannada, where he was a partner from 1981-1983. From 1983-1987, Professor Holmes served on the law faculty at the University of Mississippi. He joined the LSU faculty in 1987, after spending the Fall 1986 semester as a visiting professor. He is the co-author of West's Louisiana Civil Law Treatise on Business Organizations, and has published a number of articles on contracts, agency, business associations, and commercial law. He was a member of the Mississippi Secretary of State's Business Law Reform Task Force in 1986, and has lectured extensively in continuing legal education programs. He is a member of the American Law Institute.


Present The Curry Family Professor of Law and Erick Vincent Anderson Professor of Law, Louisiana State University Law Center

Curriculum Vitae


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Honors and Awards

  • Member, American Law Institute; COIF, Omicron Delta Kappa


  • Contracts
  • Business Associations I & II
  • Commercial Paper
  • UCC Sales
  • UCC Security Devices
  • Obligations

Contact Information

Wendell H. Holmes
The Curry Family Professor of Law, Erick Vincent Anderson Professor of Law, and Oliver P. Stockwell Professor of Law
Paul M. Hebert Law Center
1 E. Campus Dr.
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Office: 326