Faculty

Phillip L. McIntosh

Associate Dean for Civil Law and Foreign Studies and Professor of Law

Dean McIntosh joined the MC Law faculty in 1991 from private practice in Monroe, Louisiana. He received his B.S. degree, magna cum laude, and his J.D. degree (Order of the Coif and Louisiana Law Review) from LSU. He received the LL.M. from New York University School of Law in 1981. Dean McIntosh established the Civil Law curriculum at MC Law in 1991 and has guided its growth during the intervening years from three courses (for a total of 9 credit hours) to a nine course curriculum (for a total of 27 credit hours). After serving as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs for thirteen years, Dean McIntosh was named as the Associate Dean for Civil Law and Foreign programs in 2015. He is the founding director of MC Law’s Center of Civil Law Studies and the founding director of the law school’s summer study abroad program in France, now known as the Transatlantic Summer School, operated in partnership with Catholique Université de Lille. Dean McIntosh teaches Civil Law Obligations, Civil Law Property, Civil Law Successions and Donations, Civil Law of Sales and Leases, Comparative Law, International and Comparative Sales Law, Products Liability and Advanced Torts.

Carolyn W. Gill-Jefferson

Adjunct Professor of Law

Judge Gill-Jefferson was elected to the Civil District Court for the Parish of Orleans, Division “A” on March 5, 1994. She served as Chief Judge of the Civil District Court from January 2003-December 2004.  On September 1, 2006 she retired from the bench.  Judge Jefferson received a B.A. degree from Tougaloo College, and her J.D. in 1978 from Loyola University School of Law in New Orleans. She currently practices law in New Orleans. Professor Jefferson teaches Civil Law of Persons and Family and Civil Law Matrimonial Regimes.

Keith Vetter

Visiting Professor of Law

Mr. Vetter recently retired from Loyola University College of Law in New Orleans. Prior to joining the faculty at Loyola, Professor Vetter served as Acting Chief Trial Attorney for the United States Department of Defense, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Washington, D.C. Professor Vetter earned a  LL.M. from George Washington University Graduate School of Public Law, 1965; the LL.B., Louisiana State University, 1964; and a B.A., Louisiana State University, 1962. He has a distinguished career as a law teacher and scholar in Civil Law. Professor Vetter teaches Louisiana Security Devices.