Deidre Du Bois
Ms. Du Bois was born in 1971 in El Paso, Texas. She has dual American and Luxembourgish nationality, is married and is a mother to two children.
She speaks Luxembourgish, English, French and German.
After completing legal studies at the Université Panthéon/Assas, Paris II, where she obtained a Master's degree in general Private Law in June 1995 and a Master's degree in Private Law, specializing in ‘Judicial Service’, she was admitted to the Luxembourg bar in 1996 as an intern working at Dupong & Lecuit.
She has been a partner at Dupong, Krieps, Du Bois and Dias Videira since 2001.
She specializes in family and youth law and handles cases involving separation, divorce, joint custody and visitation rights issues, as well as paternity claims and testing.
She is particularly active in cases dealing with surrogate motherhood and more generally the difficulties connected with medically assisted in vitro fertilization, and she handles domestic and international adoption cases.
She represents minors in court as a child lawyer and as an ad hoc administrator on a regular basis.
She was President of the Conférence du Jeune Barreau de Luxembourg from 2005 to 2006.
She is currently President of the Family Law Commission of the Luxembourg bar .
She is a member of the Luxembourg Bar Disciplinary and Administrative Council .
She represents Luxembourg in the International Academy of Family Lawyers (IAFL).
She is a member of the Advisory Board of Human Rights of Luxembourg.
She is a member of the National Ethics Advisory Board for Life Sciences and Health .
Her level of commitment extends into her private life, where she sits as President of the Multicultural Zonta Club of Luxembourg pour le biennium 2016-2018.
She is a State Councillor.