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Jane Triche-Milazzo

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Jane Triche-Milazzo
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana
Title:   Judge
Position:   Seat #13
Service:
Appointed by:   Barack Obama
Approval vote:   98-0
Active:   10/11/2011 - Present
Preceded by:   Mary Ann Lemmon
Past post:   23rd Judicial District, Louisiana
Past term:   2008 - 2011
Personal History
Born:   1957
Hometown:   Napoleonville, LA
Undergraduate:   Nicholls State U., B.A., 1977
Law School:   Louisiana State U. Law, J.D., 1992

Jane Triche-Milazzo is a federal judge for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. She was nominated by President Barack Obama in March 2011. Previously, she was a judge of the 23rd District Court, Division D in Louisiana.[1][2]

Early life and education

Triche-Milazzo received her B.A. from Nicholls State University in 1977 and her J.D. from Louisiana State University Law School in 1992.[1]

Professional career

After graduating from law school, Triche-Milazzo went into private practice. She joined the 23rd Judicial District in 2008.[1]

Judicial career

Eastern District of Louisiana

Nomination Tracker
 Candidate:Jane Triche-Milazzo
 Court:Eastern District of Louisiana
 Progress:Confirmed 209 days after nomination.
ApprovedANominated:3/16/2011
ApprovedAABA Rating:Unanimously Qualified
ApprovedAQuestionnaire:Questionnaire
ApprovedAHearing:8/8/2011
DefeatedDQFRs:
DefeatedDReported: 
ApprovedAConfirmed:10/11/2011
 Vote:

On March 16, 2011, President Barack Obama nominated Judge Triche-Milazzo to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana to fill the vacancy left by Mary Ann Lemmon. Obama commented on the nomination, stating, "These women have had distinguished legal careers and I am honored to ask them to continue their work as judges on the federal bench. They will serve the American people with integrity and an unwavering commitment to justice."[3][2]

Triche-Milazzo was rated Unanimously Qualified by the American Bar Association. She had a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on June 8, 2011 and you can find her Committee Questionnaire available here and her Questions for the Record available here.[4]

Triche-Milazzo was approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee on July 14, 2011, with a vote of 98-0.[5] She was confirmed by a Senate vote of 98-0 on October 11, 2011.[6][7][8]

Awards and associations

  • Member, Board of Trustees, LSU Law School School
  • Member, National Association of Women Judges
  • Member, Louisiana District Court Judges Association
  • Former President, Assumption Parish Bar Association
  • Former President, Twenty-third Judicial District Bar Association
  • Former member, House of Delegates, Louisiana State Bar Association[1]

See also

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References

Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Mary Ann Lemmon
Eastern District of Louisiana
2011–Current
Seat #13
Succeeded by:
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