Okla Jones II

Personal

Birthday: 
9/23/1945
Birthplace: 
Natchitoches, LA
Date of Death: 
1/8/1996
Place of Death: 
New Orleans, LA
Race or Ethnicity: 
African American
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Reginald Heber Smith Fellow staff attorney, New Orleans Legal Assistance Corporation, 1971-1973
Staff attorney, American Civil Liberties Union, 1973
Project director, New Orleans office, Lawyer`s Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, 1973-1976
Private practice, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1976-1986
Special counsel, New Orleans [Louisiana] City Council, 1983-1986
City attorney, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1986-1990
Judge, Orleans Parish [Louisiana] Civil District Court, Division N, 1990-1994

Education

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

Boston College Law School

Since its founding in 1929, Boston College Law School--one of the nation's premier Jesuit, Catholic legal institutions--has earned a national reputation for educational excellence and the highest standards of professionalism.

Boston College Law School (BC Law) is one of the six professional graduate schools at Boston College. Located approximately 1.5 miles from the main Boston College campus in Chestnut Hill, Boston College Law School is situated on a 40-acre (160,000 m2) wooded campus in Newton, Massachusetts.

With approximately 800 students and 125 faculty members, the Law School is one of the largest of BC's seven graduate and professional schools. Admission to BC Law is highly selective.

In addition to J.D., M.A. and Ph.D. programs, Boston College Law School offers joint degrees with BC's Carroll School of Management (J.D./M.B.A.), Graduate School of Social Work (J.D./M.S.W.) and Lynch School of Education (J.D./M.Ed.). Joint degrees in the humanities, fine arts, natural sciences and social sciences are offered with BC's Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.

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: 
1/8/1996
Termination Reason: 
Death
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