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2006 Press Releases

CONTACT PERSON: VALERIE WILLARD
PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER
(504) 310-2590

 APRIL 11, 2006

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


Seven Louisiana judges and one mediator were recently recognized by Lawdragon, a national publication which featured 500 leading judges in America.


According to the quarterly magazine, “Our guide to the 500 best public and private judges in the United States includes federal and state judges at every level. In capturing excellence, it is a snapshot of the men and women who reflect the very best of the public and private bench.”


State court judges included in the 500 were: Louisiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Pascal F. Calogero, Jr.; Louisiana Supreme Court Justice John Weimer; Orleans Criminal Court Chief Judge Calvin Johnson; and Orleans Juvenile Court Judges Ernestine Gray and Mark Doherty. Federal judges named in the guide were U.S. District Court Judges Stanwood R. Duval, Jr. and Sarah S. Vance, both of whom are based in New Orleans. Additionally John W. Perry of Baton Rouge was named in the guide as a leading mediator in the private sector realm of alternative dispute resolution.

 

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