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Jones, Okla II
Born September 23, 1945, in Natchitoches, LA
Died January 8, 1996, in New Orleans, LA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana
Nominated by William J. Clinton on August 25, 1994, to a seat vacated by Frederick J. R. Heebe. Confirmed by the Senate on October 7, 1994, and received commission on October 11, 1994. Service terminated on January 8, 1996, due to death.

Education:
Southern University, B.A., 1968
Boston College Law School, J.D., 1971

Professional Career:
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

 

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