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Katie W. O'Leary

Director for Judicial Clerkships

BS, Mississippi State University; JD, Loyola University New Orleans College of Law

E-mail:  koleary@tulane.edu
Telephone:  504.865.5942
Office:  Weinmann Hall, Room 155-E



Prior to joining Tulane Law School’s Career Development Office, Ms. O'Leary was an associate at Sher, Garner, Cahill, Richter, Klein and Hilbert LLC in New Orleans. Ms. O'Leary was a member of the firm’s litigation practice group where she gained experience in the areas of insurance law, oil and gas law, contracts law and bankruptcy law.

Before joining Sher Garner, Ms. O'Leary attended Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, where she graduated cum laude and was a member of the St. Thomas More Inn of Court. During law school, she was a law clerk at Frilot Partridge in New Orleans where she gained experience in products liability law, bankruptcy law and admiralty and maritime law. She also worked as a law clerk at the Jefferson Parish Attorney’s Office and in a small private practice focusing on family law and criminal defense law.

Ms. O'Leary’s focus areas at the CDO include Judicial Clerkships and Internships, Family Law, and Admiralty and Maritime Law.

Ms. O'Leary is admitted to practice in the state of Louisiana and is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association and NALP–The Association for Legal Career Professionals.


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