Kern A. Reese
|Kern A. Reese|
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|Current Court Information:|
|41st Judicial District, Louisiana|
|Title: || Judge|
|Active: || 2001-2014|
|Past position: || Solo practitioner|
|Bachelors: || Pomona College, 1974|
|Law School: || Loyola University School of Law - New Orleans|
is a judge for the 41st Judicial District
Civil Court (Division L) in Orleans Parish
. He was elected to this position on May 5, 2001
, his current term expiring on December 31, 2014
Reese received his B.A. degree in History from Pomona College in 1974 and his J.D. degree from Loyola University School of Law, New Orleans. He was admitted to the bar in 1977.
Early in his career, Reese worked as a law clerk for the law firm of Harris, Stempley, Mckee, Bernard & Broussard and as a staff attorney for the New Orleans Legal Assistance Corporation. He later worked as an associate for the firm of Murray, Murray, Ellis, Braden & Landry and then as a partner in Braden & Reese. Prior to his judicial election in 2001, he ran a solo practice in New Orleans that emphasized tort litigation, corporation and general business law and municipal finance. He has also taught as an associate adjunct professor at the Tulane University School of Law for over 20 years.