PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER
P. Dupont, Jr. has been appointed, by order of the Louisiana
Supreme Court, as judge pro tempore of Plaquemine
City Court, according to Justice Catherine D. "Kitty" Kimball.
Attorney Dupont will
fill the vacancy created by the election of Judge William
C. Dupont to the Eighteenth Judicial District Court. Attorney
Dupont will serve October 1, 2004 through April 1, 2005, or
until the vacancy is filled, whichever occurs sooner.
Attorney Dupont received
his undergraduate degree from Northwestern Louisiana University
in 1993 and his law degree from Southern University Law School
in 1997. He has been a partner in the law firm Dupont, Dupont
& Dupont, Ltd. since 1998 specializing in civil law, criminal
law, mineral law, environmental law and trial practice.
Attorney Dupont is
admitted to practice in all Louisiana District courts, Courts
of Appeal, the Louisiana Supreme Court and the United States
District Court-Middle District of Louisiana. Additionally,
he is member of the Louisiana State Bar Association and the
18th Judicial District Bar Association. He is the nephew of
Judge William C. Dupont.