Born 1947 in New Orleans, LA
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana
Nominated by George W. Bush on January 15, 2003, to a seat vacated by F.A. Little, Jr.. Confirmed by the Senate on April 9, 2003, and received commission on April 10, 2003. Served as chief judge, 2012-present.
Tulane University, B.A., 1968
Tulane University Law School, J.D., 1971
U.S. Army, JAG Corps, 1971-1975
Private practice, Louisiana, 1975-2003