BESE Member Biographical Summary


Jim Garvey

James Garvey
BESE District 1 Representative

James Garvey is an attorney with Hailey McNamara Law Firm, specializing in insurance law and personal/commercial litigation. He holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting, a master’s degree in business administration, and a juris doctorate from Loyola University. He is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association and the Louisiana Society of Certified Public Accountants, and has served on the state's Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Advisory Board. Mr. Garvey is married with four children and currently resides in Metairie.