Founders’ Day Convocation Sunday, October 22, 2017 at Dillard University

Sunday, 22 October, 2017


Guest Speaker: Patrick O. Jefferson, ’90, Louisiana House of Representatives, District 11

Patrick O’Neal Jefferson Jr. (born November 1968) is a Democratic member of the Louisiana House of Representatives for the 11th district, which includes Bienville, Claiborne, and Lincoln parishes. Jefferson is an attorney in private practice in Arcadia, Louisiana.

Jefferson graduated in 1990 from the historically black Dillard University in New Orleans, where he became a member of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity. He obtained his Juris Doctorate from the Ohio State University College of Law in Columbus, Ohio. He is a former president of the Bienville Parish Police Jury, the parish governing body. He is a supervisor of Southern University, another historically black institution, in Baton Rouge. Jefferson is affiliated with Lions International in Arcadia.


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