|Max N. Tobias, Jr.|
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|Current Court Information:|
|Louisiana Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal|
|Past position:||41st Judicial District Court, Louisiana|
|Law School:||Tulane University School of Law|
A native of New Orleans, Judge Tobias earned both his B.A. and his J.D. from Tulane University.
Tobias is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the New Orleans Bar Association, the Association of Women Attorneys, the American Judicature Society, Delta Theta Phi (Professional Legal Fraternity – Charter Member of the first chapter of a national legal fraternity to admit women).
Judge Tobias is a member of the following bars: Supreme Court of the United States; United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit; United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit; United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana; United States Tax Court; United States Court of Claims; and United States Court of International Trade.
Prior to his election to the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal, Tobias was elected judge of the Civil District Court for the Parish of Orleans (41st Judicial District) in 1986, 1990, and 1996. He was Chief Judge of this court from 1994 to 1996.
He has been a member of the National Consortium on Racial and Ethnic Fairness in the Courts (formerly the National Consortium of Task Forces and Commissions on Racial and Ethnic Bias in the Courts) since 1992. He has been on the Board of Directors since 2000 and President of the Board of Directors since 2004. He also has been on the Louisiana Task Force on Women in the Courts for the Consortium since 1990.
He has also been the Co-Chairperson and member of the Louisiana Task Force on Racial and Ethnic Fairness in the Courts from 1993 to the present.