Louisiana Community and Technical College System, LA
Timothy W. Hardy is a Partner in the Baton Rouge headquartered law firm of Roedel Parsons Koch Blache Balhoff & McCollister. His area of concentration is Environmental Law. He serves on the firm 's Management Committee and also heads the firm 's Environmental Law Practice Group. He previously served as the top advisor on environmental affairs for a former Louisiana governor, as Assistant Secretary for the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality, and as a Division Director tor the Louisiana Department of Justice. He was formerly the Managing Partner of the New Orleans based Lemle & Kelleher Law Firm prior to joining Roedel Parsons in July 2011.
He currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of Supervisors for the Louisiana Community & Technical College System, having served on the Board since 2010. While on the Board, he has been instrumental in helping to secure more than $300 million in funding for 29 new workforce development facility projects, supported Board action that has led to record graduates and other policies that has helped to grow enrollment and foundation assets. He is an Adjunct Professor of Law at the Southern University Law Center, teaching Environmental Law for more than 20 years. His professional career also includes, in 2003, being named as an Executive Vice President of the Shaw Group, one of only two Fortune 500 Companies based in Louisiana at that time.
He holds a B.S. Degree in Chemistry and was named a Distinguished Alumnus by the Southern University Department of Chemistry in 2008. He was also named a Distinguished Alumnus by the Southern University Law Center in 2009 and was named to the Southern University Law Center Hall of Fame in 2012.