Ivan L. R. Lemelle

Personal

Birthday: 
1950
Birthplace: 
Opelousas, LA
Race or Ethnicity: 
African American
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. Robert Collins, Orleans Parish [Louisiana] Criminal District Court, 1972-1974
Assistant district attorney, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, 1974-1977
Private practice, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1977-1981
Assistant city attorney, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1977-1978
Assistant attorney general, State of Louisiana, 1980-1984

Education

Name of School: 
Xavier University of Louisiana
Degree: 
B.S.
Degree Year: 
1971
Name of School - Second: 

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 - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1974

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: 
4/7/1998
Retirement from Active Service: 
6/29/2015
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

U.S. Magistrate, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana, 1984-1998

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