Michael G. Bagneris
|Michael G. Bagneris|
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|Current Court Information:|
|41st Judicial District, Louisiana|
|Active: || 1993 - 2014|
|Past position: || Partner, Fine, Waltzer & Bagneris|
|Past term: || 1979 - 1980; 1986 - 1993|
|Bachelors: || Yale University|
|Law School: || Tulane University Law School|
is a judge for the 41st Judicial District
Civil Court, Division H, in Orleans Parish
. He was first elected to this position on October 16, 1993
and his current term expires on December 31, 2014
Bagneris received two B.A. degrees from Yale University, one in American History and one in African-American History. He received hi J.D. degree from Tulane Law School in 1975.
Bagneris began his career working as a law clerk for the firm of Fine & Waltzer while still in law school. Upon graduation, he became an associate at that firm. In 1979, he was promoted to partner and the firm was renamed Fine, Waltzer & Bagneris. The following year, he became Executive Counsel to New Orleans Mayor Ernest "Dutch" Morial. He returned to Waltzer & Bagneris in 1986, where he practiced law until his judicial election in 1993.