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Brian A. Jackson

U.S. District Court, Middle District of Louisiana
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Summary

Born 1960 in New Orleans, LA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Louisiana
Nominated by Barack Obama on October 29, 2009, to a seat vacated by Frank J. Polozola. Confirmed by the Senate on June 15, 2010, and received commission on June 15, 2010. Served as chief judge, 2011-present.

Education:
Xavier University of Louisiana, B.S., 1982
Southern University Law Center, J.D., 1985
Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M., 2000

Professional Career:
Immigration and Naturalization Service, U.S. Department of Justice, 1985-1988; general attorney, Los Angeles District Office, 1985-1987; assistant general counsel, 1987-1988
Special assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of Louisiana, 1988-1992; assistant U.S. attorney, 1990
Assistant director, evaluation and review of staff, Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys, U.S. Department of Justice, 1992-1994
First assistant U.S. attorney, Middle District of Louisiana, 1994-2002; interim U.S. attorney, 2001
Associate deputy attorney general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1998-1999
Private practice, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2002-2010

Professional Experience
Judge
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Louisiana
- Current
Served as chief judge, 2011-present.
Attorney
Private practice, New Orleans, Louisiana
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First assistant U.S. attorney
Middle District of Louisiana
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interim U.S. attorney, 2001
Associate deputy attorney general
U.S. Department of Justice
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Assistant director, evaluation and review of staff
Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys, U.S. Department of Justice
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Special assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of LouisianaSpecial assistant U.S. attorney
Eastern District of Louisiana
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assistant U.S. attorney, 1990
Immigration and Naturalization Service, U.S. Department of Justice
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general attorney, Los Angeles District Office, 1985-1987; assistant general counsel, 1987-1988
Education
Georgetown University Law Center
LL.M. (2000)
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Southern University Law Center
J.D. (1985)
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Xavier University of Louisiana
B.S. (1982)
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Websites & Blogs
Website
United States District Court, Middle District of Louisiana
Website
Federal Judicial Center Biography
Contact & Map
777 Florida Street, Suite 375
Baton Rouge, LA 70801
USA
Telephone: (225) 389-3692
Fax: (225) 389-3693