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F.A. Little

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F.A. Little
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #4
Service:
Appointed by:   Ronald Reagan
Active:   10/12/1984 - 5/30/2002
Chief:   1996 - 2002
Senior:   5/30/2002 - 5/15/2006
Preceded by:   Nauman Scott
Succeeded by:   Dee Drell
Personal History
Born:   1936
Hometown:   Minneapolis, MN
Undergraduate:   Tulane U., B.A., 1958
Law School:   Tulane Law, J.D., 1961

F.A. Little, Jr. (1936-present) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana.

Little was nominated to the Western District of Louisiana by President Ronald Reagan on September 11, 1984, to a seat vacated by Nauman Scott; he was confirmed by the Senate on October 11, 1984, and received commission the next day. From 1996-2002, he served as the chief judge. He assumed senior status on May 30, 2002. He served the Western District of Louisiana until his retirement on May 15, 2006.[1] Little was succeeded in this position by Dee Drell.

Early life and education

  • Tulane University, B.A., 1958
  • Tulane Law School, J.D., 1961[1]

Professional career

  • Private practice, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1961-1965
  • Private practice, Alexandria, Louisiana, 1965-1984[1]

Judicial career

Western District of Louisiana

Little was nominated to the Western District of Louisiana by President Ronald Reagan on September 11, 1984, to a seat vacated by Nauman Scott; he was confirmed by the Senate on October 11, 1984, and received commission the next day. From 1996-2002, he served as the chief judge. He assumed senior status on May 30, 2002. He served the Western District of Louisiana until his retirement on May 15, 2006.[1] Little was succeeded in this position by Dee Drell.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Nauman Scott
Western District of Louisiana
1984–2002
Seat #4
Succeeded by:
Dee Drell