G. Thomas Porteous Jr.

Personal

Birthday: 
1946
Birthplace: 
New Orleans, LA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Special counsel to the attorney general, State of Louisiana, 1971-1973
Private practice, Gretna, Louisiana, 1973-1980
Assistant district attorney and chief of Felony Complaint Division, Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, 1973-1975
Private practice, Metairie, Louisiana, 1980-1984
City attorney, Harahan, Louisiana, 1982-1984
Judge, Louisiana District Court, Twenty-Fourth Judicial District, 1984-1994

Education

Name of School: 
Louisiana State University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1968
Name of School - Second: 

Paul M Hebert Law Center Louisiana State University

LSU Law Center offers training in both civil law, used in Louisiana and in 60% of the world's jurisdictions, and common law, in force in 49 other states and in 40% of the glob.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1971

Judicial Career

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

Louisiana Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
William J. Clinton
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
10/11/1994
Termination Date: 
12/8/2010
Termination Reason: 
Impeachment & Conviction
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