ELIZABETH S. CODDOU
CODDOU & CODDOU, A Professional Corporation, Director 1994 to Present
United States Immigration and Naturalization practice. Provide legal counsel and advice to clients on matters pertaining to immigration and naturalization, including legal counsel and services on temporary and permanent employment visas in the United States. Representative clients include The University of Houston System, professors and researchers.
Sheinfeld , Maley & Kay; Associate Attorney 1984 to 1987
United States Bankruptcy practice. United States Bankruptcy Court motions, hearings, trials and appeals. Represented large and small businesses as Debtors and Creditors in the Bankruptcy Court. Representative clients included Continental Airlines.
The Honorable Phil Peden, United States Bankruptcy Court, Senior Law Clerk 1983 to 1984
United States Bankruptcy Court Researched statutory and case law and prepared court case summaries. Advised Judge Peden on law applicable to pending motions, and recommended appropriate actions. Traveled with Judge Peden in the Southern District of Texas to work bankruptcy dockets outside of Houston.
Congressman Ray Roberts, Texas Legislative Assistant 1979 to 1980
Congressman John Breaux, Louisiana Legislative Aide 1978 to 1979
University of Paris, IV (Sorbonne), Paris, France Lecturer 1977 to 1978
Undergraduate instruction in French and English translation of business and literary texts. Responsible for preparation of course plan and instruction of students in the French and English translation of business and literary texts.
History of the American Economic system. Responsible for the course formulation and instruction of the history of the American economic system to undergraduate students.
State Bar of Texas
University of Houston College of Law, Houston, Texas
Doctor of Jurisprudence 1983
Internship - Untied States Attorney for the Southern District of Texas
Internship - United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas
University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
Master of Arts, French Language 1978
Bachelor of Arts, English and French 1974