Course Description

This course familiarizes the student with the practical aspects of an environmental and oil and gas law practice. The course combines an overview of major substantive environmental and mineral laws with application of various paralegal functions, including: (1) how to locate and retrieve federal and state environmental and mineral laws, regulations and court decisions, (2) interaction with regulatory agencies such as the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality and the State Mineral Board, (3) preparation of agency and court pleadings, (4) understanding mineral title and (5) management of mineral title and litigation case files.

This course is a part of the Paralegal Studies Program. You must apply and be accepted into the program in order to enroll in this course.

For more information about this course, contact Alanna Clanton at (225) 578-6760.


This is an elective course in the Paralegal Studies Certificate Program. Students must have successfully completed the four core courses of the program in order to enroll in this course.

Principles of Paralegal Studies, Legal Research, Legal Case Analysis, and Civil Litigation I

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