History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Vance, Sarah S.
Born 1950 in Donaldsonville, LA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana
Nominated by William J. Clinton on June 8, 1994, to a seat vacated by Henry A. Mentz, Jr.. Confirmed by the Senate on September 28, 1994, and received commission on September 29, 1994. Served as chief judge, 2008-2015.

Louisiana State University, B.A., 1971
Tulane University Law School, J.D., 1978

Professional Career:
Private practice, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1978-1994


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