Contact:

Clinton W. Shinn

 

 

Education:

 

  • LL.M., Harvard University, 1973
  • J.D., Tulane University, 1972
  • B.S., cum laude, McNeese State University, 1969

 

Professional Experience:

 

  • Teaching:
    • Tulane Law, Assistant Professor, 1973-75
    • Appalachian School of Law, Associate Professor, 1999-2002
    • Mississippi College School of Law, Associate Professor, 2002-2006
    • Appalachian School of Law, 2006-2012
    • L. Anthony Sutin Professor of Law, 
    • Dean and Chief Operating Officer
  • Practice:
    • Stone, Pigman (New Orleans), 1975-1997 (partner)
    • Gill & Shinn, LLC (Covington, La.) , 1997-1999 (partner)

 

Publications:

 

  • Books:
    • Successions, in Louisiana Practice:  Civil Practice Forms (Thomson West 2005) (chapter author).
    • Secured Transactions, 7A Mississippi Practice Series:  Encyclopedia of Mississippi Law (Thomson West,   J.Jackson & M.Miller eds., 2003) (author of 385 page volume).
  • Articles:
    • Lessening Stress of the 1L Year:  Implementing an Alternative to Traditional Grading,” 41 U. Tol. L. Rev. 355 (2010).
    • Of Coase, The Takings Clause, and the Inexorably Shrinking Marsh:  A Review with Lagniappe,” 29 So. L. Rev. 271 (2002).
    • In Memoriam, Thomas F. Blackwell,” 8 J. of Legal Writing Inst. 4 (2002).
    • The Aleatory Contract in the Louisiana Civil Code:  A Distinction Without a Difference,” 33 Loyola (N.O.) L. Rev. 295 (1987).
    • The Federal Grant Program to Aid Construction of Municipal Sewage Treatment Plants:  A Survey of the 1972 FWPCA Amendments,”  48 Tul. L. Rev. 85 (1973).
    • Louisiana Mineral Law, Quasi Contract – Interruption of Prescription Liberandi Causa,” 45 Tul. L. Rev. 181 (1970).

 

Professional Activities:

 

  • Louisiana State Bar Association (active member since 1972)
    • Formerly elected to House of Delegates, and served as an Assistant Bar Examiner
  • Virginia State Bar Association  (associate member, 1999-2002, 2006-2012)
    • Board of Governors, Section on Legal Education
    • Board of Governors, Diversity Council
  • American Bar Association (member since 1975)
  • Louisiana Bar Foundation (Charter member)
  • American Bar Foundation (Fellow)
  • American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (Fellow)
  • NASD Arbitration Panel (public arbitrator)
  • Town of Grundy, VA, Industrial Development Authority
    • Board of Directors (July 13, 2009-June 5, 2012)

 

Honors & Awards:

 

  • Order of the Coif
  • Tulane Law Review
    • Editor in Chief, 1971-72; Assistant Articles Editor, 1970-71
    • Faculty Advisor, 1974-75
  • Outstanding Professor of the Year, Mississippi College School of Law, 2005-06
  • 1L Professor of the Year, Appalachian School of Law, 1999-2000 and 2000-2001

 

Bar Admissions

 

  • Louisiana (active member since 1972)
  • Virginia (associate member, 1999-2002, 2006-2012)