History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Berrigan, Helen Ginger
Born 1948 in New Rochelle, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana
Nominated by William J. Clinton on November 18, 1993, to a seat vacated by Patrick E. Carr. Confirmed by the Senate on March 10, 1994, and received commission on March 10, 1994. Served as chief judge, 2001-2008.

Education:
University of Wisconsin, B.A., 1969
American University, M.A., 1971
Louisiana State University Law School, J.D., 1977

Professional Career:
Staff attorney, Governor's Pardon, Parole and Rehabilitation Commission, Louisiana, 1977-1978
Private practice, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1978-1994

 

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