Adrian Guy Duplantier

Personal

Birthday: 
3/5/1929
Birthplace: 
New Orleans, LA
Date of Death: 
8/15/2007
Place of Death: 
New Orleans, LA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Lecturer, Loyola University, 1947-1949
Private practice, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1950-1974
First assistant district attorney, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, 1954-1956
State senator, Louisiana, 1960-1974
Judge, Orleans Parish [Louisiana] Civil District Court, 1974-1978

Education

Name of School: 

Loyola University New Orleans College of Law

Loyola University New Orleans College of Law was established in 1914. In the Jesuit tradition of academic rigor, pursuit of justice, and service to others, the College of Law has as its mission to educate future members of the Bar to be skilled advocates and sensitive counselors-at-law committed to ethical norms in pursuit of dignity for all. The College of Law offers both civil law and common law curriculums, full time day and part-time evening programs, as well as five joint degree programs. Critical and analytical thinking, ethics and professionalism, and a commitment to serve the community of the 21st century are fostered and encouraged. The College of Law faculty is a community of scholars committed to academic excellence in teaching and scholarship, as well as service for others.

Degree: 
J.D.
Degree Year: 
1949
Name of School - Second: 

University of Virginia School of Law

Virginia is justly famous for its collegial environment that bonds students and faculty, and student satisfaction is consistently cited as among the highest in American law schools. Intellectual challenges are met in a spirit of cooperation. Small first-year sections promote individual inquiry while providing support and friendship. Students learn together, reading each other's work and freely sharing course outlines and other materials, confidently relying on the nation's oldest student-run Honor System to maintain the highest ethical standards.

Degree - Second: 
LL.M.
Degree Year - Second: 
1988

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana
Court Name: 

Louisiana Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
Jimmy Carter
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
5/31/1978
Retirement from Active Service: 
3/6/1994
Termination Date: 
8/15/2007
Termination Reason: 
Death
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