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About Dakota

Dakota Hawkins practices primarily in the areas of energy & natural resources, oil & gas title, and commercial & business litigation, with a focus in Energy Law, earning the Energy Graduate Certificate from the Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center in Baton Rouge, LA in 2018.

 

While in law school, Dakota was an extern for the Honorable Judge Brian A. Jackson, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Louisiana. In addition, before attending law school, Dakota served as an Infantry Rifleman (0311) for the United States Marine Corps Reserve from 2012 – 2015.

Shreveport Bar Magazine “Top Attorney”, 2021
 
LSU Journal of Energy Law & Resources, Volume VI, Senior Articles Editor
 
LSU Dean’s Scholar Award 2017-2018
 
LSU The Federalist Society, President
 
ULM Honors Program Graduate
 
Honors in the University ULM Mock Trial, Gold Team Member
 
Pi Sigma Alpha Honors Society

Publications:

“To Sell or Not to Sell, That Is the Question: The Rescission of Sale on the Basis of Lesion and Its Applicability to Mineral Rights, 6,” LSU Journal of Energy Law & Resources, 2018

 

“Mandatory Arbitration Agreements and the Power of the Tweet,” co-authored with Paul W. Breaux for the La. Bar Journal, Vol. 66, No. 147, 2018

Practice Areas
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Education

Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana Juris Doctor, Doctor of Civil Law, & Energy Certificate, May 2018
 
University of Louisiana at Monroe, Bachelor of Arts, Political Science; Minor, Criminal Justice, cum laude, May 2015

Bar Affiliations

Louisiana, 2018

Associations

ULM Alumni Association, Board of Directors
 
American Bar Association
 
Louisiana State Bar Association
 
Shreveport Bar Association
 
4-H Positive Youth Development and Mentoring Organization, Bastrop, Louisiana, 8 years