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Associate Theresa C. Phillips

Theresa C. Phillips is a native of New Orleans, Louisiana. She is an alumnae of St. Mary’s Dominican High School and attended University of Louisiana at Lafayette, where she obtained a B.S. in Business Administration. While attending ULL, Ms. Phillips was an active member of Phi Mu Sorority and National Panhellenic Council, in which she served in several leadership roles. Ms. Phillips received her J.D. from Southern University Law Center, graduating cum laude with honors in 2015. Her practice areas are: family law, adoptions, estate planning, business and commercial law, personal injury and employment law (specializing in workman’s compensation cases).

Theresa C. Phillips's Areas of Practice & Experience

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 2015
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana, 2017
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana, 2017

Education

  • Southern University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    J.D. – 2015
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, Louisiana
    B.S. – 2011
    Major: Marketing

Work/Internship Experience

  • Louisiana Office of Workers Compensation – 5th District
    Law Clerk for the Honorable Judge Pamela Moses- Laramore (2013-2015)
  • Southern University Law Center
    Legal Writing and Oral Advocacy Teaching Assistant (2014)
  • Louisiana Court of Appeal, First Circuit
    Judicial Extern for the Honorable Judge Mitchell Theriot (2013)

 Honors and Awards

  • Recipient of the CALI award for Successions, Donations and Trusts (2014)
  • Recipient of the CALI award for Legal Writing and Oral Advocacy (2013)
  • Recipient of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Alumni Association’s Marketing and Hospitality “Outstanding Graduate Award” (2011)
  • Featured in “Who’s Who Among American Colleges and Universities” (2011)
  • Recipient of the “Ivy and Edly Memorial Scholarship for Study Abroad Program” (2010)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Louisiana State Bar Association, Member, 2015 – Present
  • Member of Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity
    Served as Chapter Vice Justice (2013- 2014)
    Served as Chapter Clerk (2012-2013)
  • Member of Phi Mu Sorority (2007-2011)
    Served as Panhellenic Executive Officer (2008-2010)
  • Member of National Panhellenic Council
    Served as Chapter Secretary (2009-2010)