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Terry A. Doughty
, Western District of Louisiana

Nomination

  • August 3, 2017 – President Trump
  • Confirmed March 6, 2018
  • Age: 54

Career

  • Judge, 5th Judicial District, Louisiana (2008 – Present)
    • Criminal
    • Civil
    • Juvenile
  • Partner, Cotton, Bolton, Hoychick & Doughty (1984 – 2008)
    • Commercial Litigation
    • Real Estate Transactions

Education

  • Louisiana State University Law School, J.D. (1984)
  • Louisiana Tech University, B.S. (1981)
    • Finance
    • Economics

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Michael J. Juneau
, Western District of Louisiana

Nomination

  • August 3, 2017 – President Trump
  • January 1, 2018 – Renominated
  • October 11, 2018 – Confirmed
  • Age: 54

Career

  • Founder, Juneau David, P.L.C. (1987 – Present)
    • Special MasterClaims Administrator – MDL
    • Maritime
    • Professional Liability
    • Products Liability

Education

  • Harvard Law School, J.D. (1987)
    • Cum Laude
    • Best Oralist, Ames Moot Court Competition
    • Harvard Legal Aid Bureau
  • Louisiana State University, B.S. (1984)
    • Magna Cum Laude
    • Accounting, C.P.A.

Affiliations

  • Christian Legal Society
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute

Links


James D. Cain, Jr.

James David Cain, Jr., United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana

Nomination

  • Nominated: August 28, 2018
  • Renominated: January 23, 2019
  • Age: [unavailable]

Career

  • Founding Member and Partner, Loftin, Cain & LeBlanc, LLC (unavailable)
  • Lundy & Davis, LLC (unavailable)
  • Congressional Aide, U.S. Representative Jimmy Hayes, 7thDistrict of Louisiana (unavailable)

Education

  • Southern University Law Center, J.D. (unavailable)
    • cum laude
  • McNeese State University, B.A. (unavailable)

Clerkships

  • Judge Henry Yelverton, Lousiana Third Circuit Court of Appeal(unavailable)

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Barry W. Ashe, Eastern District of Louisiana

Nomination

  • October 2, 2017 – President Trump
  • January 8, 2018 – Renominated
  • August 28, 2018 – Confirmed
  • Age:

Career

  • Partner, Stone Pigman Walther Wittmann L.L.C., (1985- Today)
    • 2015 Jack Martzell Professionalism Award
    • Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America for work in:
      • Appellate Practice
      • Bet-the-Company Litigation
      • Commercial Litigation
    • The Best Lawyers in America, Louisiana Super Lawyers and Chambers USA.
  • Law Clerk, Judge Carolyn Dineen King on the S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit (1984-1985)
  • S. Navy from (1978–1981)

Education

  • Tulane University, summa cum laude, 1978
  • Tulane Law School, graduated 1984
    • Order of the Coif
    • Senior Managing Editor, Tulane Law Review

Links


Robert R. Summerhays, United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana

Nomination

  • Nominated: January 23, 2018
  • Confirmed: September 06, 2018
  • Age: unknown

Career

  • United States Bankruptcy Judge, Western District of Louisiana (2006 – present)
    • Chief Bankruptcy Judge (2009 – 2017)
  • Partner, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP (unknown– 2006)

Education

  • University of Texas, J.D. (1994)
    • Order of the Coif
    • Texas Law Review, Associate Editor
  • University of Texas, B.A. (1989)
    • Phi Beta Kappa

Clerkships

  • Judge W. Eugene Davis, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit (unknown)

Links


Wendy Vitter, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana

Nomination

  • Confirmed: May 16, 2019
  • Nominated: January 23, 2018
  • Renominated: January 23, 2019
  • Age: unknown

Career

  • General Counsel, Roman Catholic Church, Archdiocese of New Orleans (2012 – present)
  • Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office (1984 – 1992)
    • Chief, Felony Trials Division
  • Unknown boutique firm

Education

  • Tulane University Law School, J.D. (unknown)
  • Sam Houston State University, B.A. (unknown)

Links


Greg Guidry

Greg G. Guidry, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana 

Nomination

  • Nominated: January 16, 2019

Career

  • Associate Justice, Louisiana Supreme Court (2009 – Present)
  • Judge, Louisiana’s Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal (2006 – 2008)
  • District Court Judge, Louisiana’s Twenty-Fourth Judicial District Court (2000 – 2006)
  • Assistant United States Attorney, U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Louisiana (1990 – 2000)
    • Chief of Violent Crime Unit and Chief of the Drug Unit
  • Assistant Attorney General in the Louisiana Department of Justice (1989 – 1990)
  • Associate, Liskow & Lewis (1985 – 1989)

Education

  • National Judicial College, University of Nevada; Master of Judicial Studies (2010)
  • Louisiana State University, J.D. (1985)
    • Louisiana Law Review
  • Louisiana State University, B.A.(1982)

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