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Sydney B. Nelson, Of Counsel

Sydney B. Nelson

Senator Sydney B. Nelson, Of Counsel

EDUCATION

Juris Doctor from Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law School in 1963
Bachelor of Business Administration from University of Oklahoma in 1957

HONORS AND AWARDS

Order of the Coif, Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law School
Associate Editor, Louisiana Law Review, 1962-1963
“AV” Rated attorney by Martindale Hubbell

ADMISSIONS

Louisiana State Bar in 1963
United States Western District of Louisiana
United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal
United States Supreme Court

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP AND ORGANIZATIONS

Louisiana State Senate from 1980-1992
President of Shreveport Bar Association 1989
Louisiana State Bar Association
Judicial Clerk to Judge, Western District, United States District Court, 1963-1964
American Bar Association from 1966-2006
Fellow, American Bar Foundation
Partner, Pugh & Nelson, 1967- 1977
Partner, Nelson & Hammons, 1977-2005