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In Memoriam

Retired 1st Circuit Court of Appeal Judge Wallace A. Edwards

Retired 1st Circuit Court of Appeal Judge Wallace A. Edwards, 67, died Saturday, February 19, 2005.  He earned his undergraduate degree from Tulane University in 1959 and graduated with his juris doctor from Tulane University School of Law in 1961 and served as President of his law class.  He was elected as district judge of the 22nd JDC in 1966 at the age of 28, where he served until his election to the 1st Circuit Court of Appeal.  He served as an appellate court judge from 1976 until his retirement in 1994.  He was a graduate of the National College of State Trial Judges, completed the graduate course on evidence from the University of Nevada, and also completed the Appellate Judges Seminar at the School of Law of New York University.  He was a member of the St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana State and American Bar Associations, the American Judicature Society; and served on the Board of Directors, Louisiana Council of Juvenile Court Judges.  He served as 2nd Vice-President, 1st Vice-President and President of the Louisiana District Judges Association.

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