Jane Margaret Triche Milazzo

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Jane Margaret Triche Milazzo
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Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana
Assumed office
October 12, 2011
Appointed by Barack Obama
Preceded by Mary Ann Vial Lemmon
Personal details
Born Jane Margaret Triche
(1957-03-02) March 2, 1957 (age 60)
Napoleonville, Louisiana
Domestic partner Risley C. Triche
Clara Caballero Triche
Relations Philip H. Gilbert (great-grandfather)
Education Nicholls State University B.A.
Paul M. Hebert Law Center J.D.

Jane Margaret Triche Milazzo (born March 2, 1957)[1] is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.

Early life and education[edit]

A native of Napoleonville, Louisiana,[2] Milazzo earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1977 from Nicholls State University.[3] She then earned a Juris Doctor in 1992 from Louisiana State University's Paul M. Hebert Law Center.[3]

Professional career[edit]

Milazzo began her career as an elementary school teacher.[3] She then began working in 1986 as a paralegal for a Napoleonville, Louisiana law firm.[2][3] In 1989, she shifted to being a law clerk while attending law school.[3] From 1992 until 1998, she served as an associate at her family's law firm, and from 1998 until 2008, she was a partner in that firm.[3]

In 2008, Milazzo was elected a state district judge in Louisiana.[3]

Federal judicial service[edit]

On March 16, 2011, President Obama nominated Milazzo to fill a seat on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana that had been vacated by Judge Mary Ann Vial Lemmon, who took senior status in January 2011.[4]

On October 11, 2011, the United States Senate voted to confirm Milazzo in a 98-0 vote. She received her judicial commission the following day.

Milazzo was appointed to the bench under the name Jane Margaret Triche-Milazzo, but has since changed her name to Jane Margaret Triche Milazzo.[5]

Personal[edit]

Milazzo is married to John W. Milazzo, Jr. and is the daughter of former Louisiana politician Risley C. Triche and Clara Triche of Napoleonville, Louisiana.[6] They have four children.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://landrieu.senate.gov/mediacenter/upload/02032011jolivette-brownletter.pdf
  2. ^ a b McIntyre, Wade (March 17, 2011). "Triche-Milazzo nominated for Federal District Court Judge". The Gonzales Weekly Citizen. Retrieved March 27, 2011. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g The White House: Office of the Press Secretary (March 16, 2011). "President Obama Nominates Two to the United States District Court". whitehouse.gov. Retrieved March 27, 2011. 
  4. ^ The White House: Office of the Press Secretary (March 16, 2011). "Nominations Sent to the Senate". whitehouse.gov. Retrieved March 27, 2011. 
  5. ^ Jane Margaret Triche Milazzo at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center. Edit this at Wikidata
  6. ^ http://www.23rdjdc.org/DivisionD.aspx

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Mary Ann Vial Lemmon
Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana
2011–present
Incumbent