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Engelhardt, Kurt D.
Born 1960 in New Orleans, LA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana
Nominated by George W. Bush on September 4, 2001, to a seat vacated by Morey L. Sear. Confirmed by the Senate on December 11, 2001, and received commission on December 13, 2001. Served as chief judge, 2015-present.

Louisiana State University, B.A., 1982
Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, J.D., 1985

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Charles Grisbaum, Louisiana Court of Appeal, Fifth Judicial Circuit, 1985-1987
Private practice, Louisiana, 1987-2001

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, August 2, 2001; no Senate vote


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