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2004 Press Releases

CONTACT PERSON: VALERIE WILLARD
PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER
(504) 310-2588

  JUNE 3, 2004

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Attorney Richard A. Swartz, Jr. has been appointed, by order of the Louisiana Supreme Court, as judge pro tempore of Slidell City Court, St. Tammany Parish, according to Chief Justice Pascal F. Calogero, Jr.

Swartz will fill the vacancy created by the death of Judge Gary J. Dragon. He will serve for the period of June 1, 2004 through November 30, 2004, or until the vacancy is filled, whichever occurs sooner.

Swartz received a BA degree from the University of New Orleans and a Juris Doctor degree from Louisiana State University. He has been in the private practice of law since 1985. He was an Assistant District Attorney for St. Tammany Parish in 1980 -1985 and has been an instructor of Business Law for Delgado Community College.

A member of the 22 nd Judicial District Inn of Court and of the Louisiana State Bar Association (LSBA), Swartz served as a delegate in the LSBA House of Delegates representing the 22 nd Judicial District from 1980-1989. Swartz has previously served as a judge ad hoc in Slidell City Court on numerous occasions since 1990.

 

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