Monica Hof Wallace is the Dean Marcel Garsaud, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Law at Loyola University New Orleans College of Law. Professor Wallace joined the law faculty in 2002 after practicing at the New Orleans firm of Correro Fishman Haygood Phelps Walmsley & Casteix (now Fishman Haygood et al). Professor Wallace graduated first in her class at Loyola College of Law and while attending law school, served on the Law Review and as Chairman of the Moot Court Program. After graduation, Professor Wallace served as a law clerk for the Honorable Jacques L. Wiener, Jr. of the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and the Honorable Barry Ted Moskowitz of the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. Professor Wallace is a frequent speaker and author in the areas of family law, successions, donations and trusts, and community property, all of which she teaches at the College of Law. She also lectures on Family Law for Barbri nationally. Professor Wallace is an active member of many professional organizations, including the Louisiana Bar Association, the Louisiana Law Institute, and the St. Thomas More Inn of Court, and she is an active Fellow for Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers and the Louisiana Bar Foundation. She has received numerous awards for her teaching, scholarship, and public service and was named a CityBusiness Leader in Law for 2017.