Press Releases 2008
2008 - 1 Attorney Mathile Abramson appointed as judge pro tempore of Division “D,” Twenty-Third Judicial District
2008 - 2 10th Annual Louisiana Association of Drug Court Professionals Training Conference held in New Orleans; Judge Sharon Ingram Marchman receives the prestigious Jake Hadley Award
2008 - 3 Attorney Byron C. Williams has been appointed as judge pro tempore of Division “E,” Orleans Parish Criminal District Court
2008 - 4 Louisiana Supreme Court Information Technology Department received a 2007 Global Excellence Award for Excellence in Business Process Management (BPM) and workflow implementation
2008 - 5 The Louisiana Supreme Court adopted a Court Rule which enacts financial disclosure provisions for state court judges and revised Canon 6 of the Code of Judicial Conduct relative to the restrictions on the receipt and reporting of gifts by judges
2008 - 6 Attorney Harvetta Strozier Colvin has been appointed as judge pro tempore of Shreveport City Court, Division “C”
2008 - 7 2008 State of the Judiciary address to the joint session of the house and senate Louisiana legislature by Chief Justice Pascal F. Calogero, Jr.
2008 - 8 The Louisiana Supreme Court announced that Sharonda R. Williams and Mark A. Delphin have been appointed to the Judiciary Commission of Louisiana
2008 - 9 The Louisiana Supreme Court has appointed retired Judge Robert J. Klees to serve as Supernumerary Judge Pro Tempore of the 25th Judicial District, Parish of Plaquemines
2008 - 10 The Louisiana Supreme Court Drug Court Office will hold a New Drug Court Training in Monroe, Louisiana during the week of May 5, 2008
2008 - 11 Charles Connell Wilson has been assigned as Justice of the Peace pro tempore for the Parish of St. Charles, Justice of the Peace District One
2008 - 12 Attorney Chris J. Roy, Sr. appointed as judge pro tempore of the Court of Appeal, Third Circuit
2008 - 13 Chief Justice Pascal F. Calogero, Jr. announced the Court’s adoption of comprehensive amendments to the Rules of Professional Conduct pertaining to lawyer advertising
2008 - 14 Attorney Deborah Majeeda Snead has been appointed as judge pro tempore of Division “E,” Orleans Parish Criminal District Court
2008 - 15 The Louisiana Judicial Campaign Oversight Committee will be conducting educational seminars throughout the state
2008 - 16 Louisiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Pascal Calogero, Jr. announced today that the Louisiana Supreme Court will be open on Friday, August 29, 2008 from 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. to receive court filings
2008 - 17 Chief Justice Pascal F. Calogero, Jr. announced the Louisiana Supreme Court received a letter of apology for the numerous errors contained in the article, The Louisiana Supreme Court in Question: An Empirical and Statistical Study of the Effects of Campaign Money on the Judicial Function
2008 - 18 Chief Justice Pascal Calogero, Jr. announced that the Court's recently-adopted amendments to the Rules of Professional Conduct pertaining to lawyer advertising will become effective on April 1, 2009, rather than December 1, 2008, as previously announced
2008 - 19 The Louisiana Supreme Court announced that First Circuit Court of Appeal Judge John Michael Guidry has been appointed to the Louisiana Judicial College Board of Governors
2008 - 20 The justices of the Louisiana Supreme Court honored Chief Justice Pascal F. Calogero, Jr. in an en banc ceremony held in the Supreme Court courtroom
2008 - 21 Attorney Christopher H. Riviere was recognized for his service as a member of the Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board in a ceremony at the Louisiana Supreme Court
2008 - 22 Justice Catherine D. “Kitty” Kimball will be sworn-in as Chief Justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court, making her the first woman in the history of the state to be Chief Justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court
2008 - 23 Attorney Preston Joseph Castille, Jr. has been appointed to serve as judge pro tempore of Division “B,” Baton Rouge City Court