Retired 4th Circuit Court of Appeal Judge Philip C. Ciaccio, 88, died Friday, November 13, 2015. He received his BS and JD degrees from Tulane University in 1946 and 1950. Ciaccio served in the United States Air Force from 1951-1953. He practiced law from 1953 until his election to the bench in 1982. He served in the Louisiana House of Representatives from 1962 to 1966 and on the New Orleans City Council, District E, from 1966-1982. Ciaccio served on the 4th Circuit Court of Appeal from 1982 until his retirement in 1997. In retirement, Judge Ciaccio often took on ad hoc cases, including some with the Louisiana Supreme Court.