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2010 Press Releases

CONTACT PERSON: VALERIE WILLARD

PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER
(504) 310-2590

 JANUARY 6, 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


Attorney David Chatelain has been appointed by order of the Louisiana Supreme Court as judge pro tempore on the Third Circuit Court of Appeal according to Justice Jeannette Theriot Knoll.

Chatelain fills the vacancy created by the death of Judge Michael G. Sullivan. Chatelain will serve from January 4, 2010 to July 4, 2010, or until the vacancy is filled, whichever occurs sooner.

Chatelain received his B.A. degree from the University of Detroit in 1971 and his J.D. degree from Loyola Law School in 1975. He served as Assistant In-House Counsel for the Bank of New Orleans from 1975-1976 and entered into the private practice of law from 1976-1981. For two years he was Managing Attorney for Central Louisiana Legal Services, Inc. in Marksville, Louisiana. He began as a Research Attorney for Judge Jeannette Theriot Knoll on the Louisiana Third Circuit Court of Appeal from 1983-1996, and served as Senior Research Attorney to Justice Knoll on the Supreme Court of Louisiana from 1997-2009. Additionally, Chatelain earned a Masters Degree in Pastoral Ministry from Loyola University School of Law in New Orleans in 1996.


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