Retired 1st Circuit Court of Appeal Judge Daniel W. LeBlanc, 82, died Sunday, May 12, 2013. Judge LeBlanc was a 1951 graduate of Spring Hill College and earned his JD degree in 1956 from Loyola Law School. He served in the U.S. Army from 1951-1953 and is a former Special Agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. He was in the practice of law for 12 years before his election to Baton Rouge City Court where he served from 1969-1972. In 1972 he took his oath as judge on the 19th JDC and served on that bench until 1986, when he was elected to the 1st Circuit Court of Appeal. He retired from the 1st Circuit Court of Appeal in 2000.