25 July 2008

flashback: myron lawson voted for brace godfrey to be southern university's legal representative

***UPDATE*** brace godfrey dies click here
this is a news item posted on 01 march 2008 in the baton rouge morning advocate online. it received zero mention in the alexandria, la. media.
advocate snip:
SHREVEPORT — After a prolonged eight-month process, a divided Southern University Board of Supervisors opted Friday to stand pat with local firm DeCuir, Clark and Adams as its legal representation.

With nine votes versus four, Winston DeCuir Sr.’s firm, which has represented Southern since 1991, beat out Southern University System Foundation board member Brace Godfrey of the Baton Rouge firm of Godfrey and Schneider.
Southern board Chairman Myron Lawson of Alexandria, who voted for Godfrey, laughed when asked about deciding to stick with DeCuir after such a long lawyer search. But Lawson said he is still pleased. ~ click here to download two page .pdf