Jacqueline Epstein, J.D., M.L.I.S., is a Professor of Practice in General Legal Studies at Tulane University School of Professional Advancement. Jacqueline joined SoPA as an Adjunct Professor in 2017 and as a Professor of Practice in 2022. She graduated with her Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from Loyola University, Master of Library and Information Sciences from the University of Alabama, and her Juris Doctorate from Georgetown University Law Center. Jacqueline is a Louisiana licensed attorney and has over a decade of litigation and law practice management experience. She has been named as a Top Lawyer in Family Law by New Orleans Magazine as well as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers. She received the March of Dimes Spotlight on Success award in 2015 and is a member of the Junior League of New Orleans.
Jacqueline currently serves as a member of the Resolutions and Impact Review Committee of the American Bar Association House of Delegates. Jacqueline has served in various leadership roles at the American Bar and Louisiana State Bar Associations including as a member of the ABA Program Planning Committee, the Liaison to the Commission on Women in the Legal Profession for the American Bar Association Young Lawyer’s Division, and as a Delegate to the ABA House of Delegates for the State of Louisiana.
Her research interests include international law, family law, LGBTQ+ rights, and alternative dispute resolution. She is published in the Korean Law Journal at Seoul National University on the topic of comparative family law, the University of California at Davis on the topic of LGBTQ+ child custody rights, and she is the author of “Lifelong Frenemies: A Guide to Transitioning from Perfection to Civility and Staying Friendly with your Co-Parent.”