Orleans Civil District Court Judge Clare Jupiter, 65, died Friday, May 18, 2018. She earned her BA degree at Yale University in 1974 and her JD degree from Duke University in 1978. She was the first female partner in Bryan, Jupiter, Lewis and Blanson, (previously named Jefferson, Bryan, Gray and Jupiter). She was the first female and African-American to serve as outside general counsel to the Orleans Parish School Board. She also served on the Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board, the Committee on Rules and Professional Conduct and the Practice Assistance Committee of the Louisiana State Bar Association. Jupiter was elected to Orleans Civil District Court in 2011 and was re-elected without opposition in 2014.