Ernest Drake

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Ernest G. Drake
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Current Court Information:
Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeal
Title:   Judge
Position:   3rd Dist, Div. C
Salary:  $144,000
Service:
Active:   2013-2014
Preceded by:   Jefferson Hughes
Past position:   Judge, 21st Judicial District
Past term:   1999-2013
Personal History
Undergraduate:   Southeastern Louisiana University
Law School:   Tulane Law School, 1974



Ernest G. "Ernie" Drake, Jr. is a judge of the First Circuit Court of Appeal in Louisiana. He was elected in 2013 for a term that expires on December 31, 2014.[1]

Education

Drake earned a B.S. degree from Southeastern Louisiana University, going on to receive his J.D. from Tulane Law School in 1974.[2]

Career

After graduation, Drake practiced law with Allen B. Pearson, Jr. for six years until he formed his own firm with his sister and others. He continued this practice for 24 years until his election to the 21st Judicial District.[2]

Drake served as judge in the 21st Judicial District until 2013, when he was elected (unopposed) to fill the vacancy created by Jefferson Hughes' election to the Louisiana Supreme Court.[3]

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