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Jim Ortego

Jim Ortego, American lawyer, educator. Bar: Louisiana 1969; board certified family law specialist. Member American Bar Association (family law section), Louisiana State Bar Association (chair family law section, editor Louisiana family law newsletter, Pro Bono award 1994), Southwest Louisiana Bar Association.

Background

Ortego, Jim was born on October 6, 1944 in Lake Charles, Louisiana, United States. Son of Yves and Lucille May (Dougay) Ortego.

Education

Juris Doctor, Tulane University, 1969. Master of Laws, University Toronto, 1973.

Career

Professor law Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, 1974-1978. Visiting fellow in law University Chicago, 1978. Professor law Whittier College Law, Los Angeles, 1978-1982.

Consultant Law Reform Commission of Canada, Ottawa, 1975-1978, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, 1975-1980, Law Enforcement Assistance Administration, Washington, 1978-1981. Visiting professor law Louisiana State University Law Center, 1980. Member Louisiana Family Law Advisory Commission.

Member Louisiana S. Court Task Force on Legal Services, member Louisiana Supreme Court committee on prompt and affordable justice symposium.

Membership

Member American Bar Association (family law section), Louisiana State Bar Association (chair family law section, editor Louisiana family law newsletter, Pro Bono award 1994), Southwest Louisiana Bar Association.