James Fargason

James Scott Fargason

Lee D. and Cynthia C. Bloch Distinguished Professorship in Business Law
Senior Instructor - Business Law, Flores MBA Program
Senior Instructor - Business Law, Department of Finance
2602D Business Education Complex North
501 South Quad Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Phone: 225-578-6220
Fax: 225-578-6366

Biographical Summary

Fargason has been a member of the legal and accounting professions for over 20 years. He has worked for a variety of reputable organizations including Deloitte, Dow, Chase, IBM, and The Federal Reserve Bank. He has conducted legal related services in California, New York, Texas, Louisiana, Georgia, Ohio, & Arizona. Fargason has written two books and has lectured in Asia, Europe, North America, and Latin America to professionals in his field.


  • JD Louisiana State University, 1988
  • BS Finance, Louisiana State University, 1985
  • LLM Tulane University - International Law, 2000


  • Teaching Interests: International Law, Negotiable Instruments, the Uniform Commercial Code, Common Law, Civil Law, Securities Law, and Commercial Transactions.
  • Research Interests: Measuring the ROI on Legal Services, and Reducing Legal Risk.


  • Fargason, J. Scott (2015). Legal Services: Auditing Internal and External Counsel Legal Services: Auditing Internal and External Counsel Orlando, Florida: IIA Research Foundation.
  • Fargason, J. Scott (2009). Legal Service: Auditing the Process.
  • Fargason, J. Scott (2007). Intellectual Property - Auditing the Process.

Employed by LSU since

June 5, 1995