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Dakota S. Hawkins

Associate
Shreveport
(318) 934-4022
dhawkins@bradleyfirm.com
Vcard: Dakota S. Hawkins .vcf
Bio

Dakota Hawkins is an associate of the firm in the Shreveport office.  He assists firm clients primarily in the areas of Energy & Natural Resources, Oil & Gas Title, and Commercial & Business Litigation.

Dakota was born in Bastrop, Louisiana, where he graduated from Bastrop High School. He then graduated cum laude from the University of Louisiana at Monroe with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, a minor in Criminal Justice, and as an Honors Program graduate. Dakota received his Juris Doctorate, Degree in Comparative Law, and Energy 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. 

 


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Professional & Civic Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Shreveport Bar Association
  • The Federalist Society
  • Paul M. Hebert, LSU Law Center, Public Interest Law Society Member
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, Monroe, Louisiana – 1 year
  • 4-H Positive Youth Development and Mentoring Organization, Bastrop, Louisiana – 8 years
  • Dixie Youth Baseball Coach, Bastrop, Louisiana – 3 years

Honors

Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

  • Journal of Energy Law & Resources, Volume VI, Senior Articles Editor
  • Dean’s Scholar Award 2017-2018
  • The Federalist Society, President
  • PMH Barristers Bowl Defensive Captain– 2 years; Head Coach, 2L Powderpuff Football

University of Louisiana at Monroe, Monroe, Louisiana

  • ULM Honors Program Graduate, Honors in the University
  • ULM Mock Trial, Gold Team Member
  • Pi Sigma Alpha Honors Society
  • College Republicans, Member
 

 Publications

  • Dakota S. Hawkins, 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).
  • Dakota S. Hawkins, Paul W. Breaux, Mandatory Arbitration Agreements and the Power of the Tweet, La. Bar Journal, Vol. 66, No. 147 (2018).
 
Practice Areas
Education
  • Louisiana State University, J.D./D.C.L./Energy Certificate, 2018
  • University of Louisiana State at Monroe, cum laude, 2015
Bar Affiliations
  • Louisiana 2018

Shreveport

401 EDWARDS ST., SUITE 1000
SHREVEPORT, LA 71101-5529
P: (318) 227-1131
F: (318) 227-1141

New Orleans

1100 POYDRAS, SUITE 2700
NEW ORLEANS, LA 70163
P: (504) 596-6300
F: (504) 596-6301

Baton Rouge

301 MAIN ST., SUITE 2100
BATON ROUGE, LA 70825
P: (225) 490-5000
F: (225) 490-5001

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