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Helen Ginger Berrigan

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

Born 1948 in New Rochelle, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana
Nominated by William J. Clinton on November 18, 1993, to a seat vacated by Patrick E. Carr. Confirmed by the Senate on March 10, 1994, and received commission on March 10, 1994. Served as chief judge, 2001-2008.

Education:
University of Wisconsin, B.A., 1969
American University, M.A., 1971
Louisiana State University Law School, J.D., 1977

Professional Career:
Staff attorney, Governor's Pardon, Parole and Rehabilitation Commission, Louisiana, 1977-1978
Private practice, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1978-1994

Professional Experience
Judge
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana
- Current
Served as chief judge, 2001-2008.
Private practice
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New Orleans, Louisiana
Staff attorney
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Governor's Pardon, Parole and Rehabilitation Commission
Education
Louisiana State University Law School
J.D.
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American University
M.A.
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University of Wisconsin
B.A.
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Websites & Blogs
Website
United States District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana
Website
Federal Judicial Center Biography
Contact & Map
500 Poydras Street
Room C556
New Orleans, LA 70130
USA
Telephone: (504) 589-7515