The Louisiana State Law Institute has announced that Charles S. Weems, III of Alexandria was elected President of the organization for the year 2010. Weems assumes of the reigns of the Institute after serving as a Vice-President since 2004.
Weems is the former Chairman of the LSU Board of Supervisors and a past President of the Louisiana State Bar Association. He currently serves as Chairman of the England Authority and is President of his Alexandria law firm, Gold, Weems, Bruser, Sues and Rundell.
The Louisiana State Law Institute is the state’s principal law reform body, formed by the Legislature in 1938 to conduct continuous review and revision of Louisiana’s Civil Code and other laws, and often taking special Legislative assignments on the analysis and formulation of laws and difficult legal issues. The Law Institute is composed of distinguished attorneys, judges and law professors from across the State.