History of the Federal Judiciary

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Africk, Lance M.
Born 1951 in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana
Nominated by George W. Bush on January 23, 2002, to a seat vacated by Edith Brown Clement. Confirmed by the Senate on April 17, 2002, and received commission on April 17, 2002.

U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana, 1990-2002

University of North Carolina, B.A., 1973
University of North Carolina School of Law, J.D., 1975

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. James Gulotta, Louisiana Court of Appeal, Fourth Judicial Circuit, 1975-1976
Private practice, Louisiana, 1976-1977, 1980-1982
Director, Career Criminal Bureau, Orleans Parish [Louisiana] District Attorney's Office, 1977-1980
Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of Louisiana, 1982-1990
Instructor, University of New Orleans, 1986-


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