Louisiana Supreme Court - 400 Royal St., New Orleans, LA 70130 | Tel: 504-310-2300 Hon. Bernette J. Johnson. Chief Justice.  John Tarlton Olivier., Clerk of Court.  Sandra A. Vujnovich. Judicial Administrator
image 4
1x1 1x1 1x1 1x1 1x1
Advanced Search | Translate
About The Court

  Biographies of Justices
  Maps of Judicial Districts
  FAQ About the Court
  Judiciary Budget

Judicial Administrator's Office
  Judicial Administrator
  Forms for Judges
Law Library & Legal Resources
  Library Information
  Library Catalog
  Online Resource Center
  Forms-Supreme Court
Louisiana Judicial Entities
  Judiciary Commission
  Judicial Council
  Judicial College
  Attorney Disciplinary Board
  Bar Admissions Committee
  Mandatory Continuing Legal Education
Press Room
  Policy for Media
  Press Releases
  Bar Exam Results
Community Outreach  
  Law Day
  Kid's Page
  Job Opportunities
  Current Openings
  ADA Statement
  EEO Policy
Court Managed Programs 
  Children and Families
  Court Interpreters
  Drug Courts
  Grants for Courts
  Louisiana Protective Order
Court Administrators Association
  LA Court Administrators
 Additional Information
  Judicial Campaign Oversight

  Records Custodians
  Invitations to Comment
  Links: Other Courts and

  Judicial Compensation
  Site Map
  In Memoriam
  Contact Us


In Memoriam

Retired Orleans Civil District Court Judge Adrian G. Duplantier

Retired Orleans Civil District Court Judge Adrian G. Duplantier, 78, died Wednesday, August 15, 2007. In 1949 at the age of 20, he earned his juris doctor degree, finishing first in his class at Loyola University Law School and serving as editor of the Loyola Law Review. He taught at Loyola and became a Civil Court clerk until he turned 21, when he was of age to take the Bar Exam. He was in the private practice of law until serving as First Assistant District Attorney in Orleans Parish from 1954-1956. Duplantier served as state Senator from 1960-1974. He was appointed as a judge at Orleans Civil District Court in 1974 and was reelected to that position later in 1974 and again in 1976. In 1978, President Carter appointed him as U.S. District Court Judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana, where he served until his death. He was a member of Alpha Sigma Nu National Honorary Scholastic Fraternity, Honorary Member of Order of the Coif at Louisiana State University Law School and was named outstanding alumnus of Loyola University’s Law School in 1985, where taught for 40 years, and was given an honorary doctorate. He was given the Brennan Award for his work on the bench by the University of Virginia, where he earned a master’s degree in law. The Federal Judges Association also honored his service to the law by giving Duplantier the first award of an annual tribute that will be known as the Adrian.

void image


Louisiana Supreme Court, 400 Royal St., New Orleans, LA 70130
Clerk of Court's Office (504) 310-2300
Judicial Administrator's Office (504) 310-2550
Law Library of Louisiana (504) 310-2400
Email: webmaster@lasc.org

Employee Access