By: Elizabeth Wong
Name: Eric Landry
Section: Section 1
Hometown: Baton Rouge
Extracurriculars: National Energy and Sustainability Moot Court Competition and LSU Law Ambassadors
Q: As a 3L, what advice would you give a 1L or 2L?
A: The entrance to the LSU tunnels is a small door at the base of the stairs that lead down to the Subway™ near the Chancellor’s office. My advice: Don’t get caught.
Q: What are you most excited about this year?
A: I’m doing my year of Business School, so not having to take a single law exam is definitely the most exciting thing this year has in store.
Q. What was your biggest regret in law school?
A: Using the third floor bathroom at Middleton.
Q: What was your favorite class?
A: Legal Traditions with Alain “La légende” Levasseur. I really learned a lot that I use on a daily basis.
Q: If you could be anyone for a day, who would it be and why?
A: Anthony Bourdain. He has the greatest job in the world and I’m in love with him in a completely normal way
Q: Where’s your favorite place to visit in Louisiana?
Q: What is your biggest pet peeve?
A: Biggest pet peeve is when someone continuously interrupts and talks over people.
Q: What’s a must-do during your law school years?
A: Learn about the law and stuff.
Q: What’s been your favorite law school event?
A: The trips to Florabama.
Q: What’s been your favorite LSU football match-up?
A: Favorite LSU football matchup: LSU v. Florida 2007 when LSU went 5 for 5 on fourth downs and moved into the number one spot. However, my favorite game during my time at the Law Center would have to be the Ole Miss game in 2014 when we rushed the field.
Q: What is your ideal job?
What are you hoping to do after law school?
A: I’d like to be an oyster shucker in the Florida Keys.
Q: And how do you anticipate using your law degree for that?
A: Do some research. There are a lot of liabilities in the oyster business.
Q: What do you think is the most valuable trait an attorney can have?
A: I think an attorney needs to be able to design an effective billboard. How can anyone expect to get quality clients without their face all over town?
Q: As an attorney, what would your billboard say?
A: Nice try, get your own idea.
Q: To round out the interview, what will be the first five things you will do when you graduate?
A: 1.) Smoke a cigar on the front steps, 2.) Sleep, 3.) Get out of town for a few days, 4.) Try not to think about preparing for the bar, 5.) Start preparing for the bar.
Q: Where are you taking the bar?
A: I definitely plan on taking the Louisiana Bar but it looks like I may have to take the Texas Bar as well.