Retired Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal Chief Judge Charles Grisbaum Jr., 77, died Saturday, September 6, 2014. Judge Grisbaum earned both his bachelor’s and LLB degrees from Loyola University in 1959 and 1961, respectively. He was a member of Loyola’s National Moot Court Team. From 1965-1982, Judge Grisbaum was a partner in the firm of Grisbaum and Klepper. He became a member of the state House of Representatives in 1972 where he served as Chairman of the Administration of Criminal Justice Committee and was Floor Leader for the Governor from 1980-1982. In 1982, Judge Grisbaum was elected to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal, becoming chief judge in 1999. He served on the 5th Circuit until his retirement in 2001.