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Polozola, Frank Joseph

Born January 15, 1942, in Baton Rouge, LA
Died February 24, 2013, in Baton Rouge, LA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on April 2, 1980, to a seat vacated by Elmer Gordon West. Confirmed by the Senate on May 21, 1980, and received commission on May 23, 1980. Served as chief judge, 1998-2005. Assumed senior status on January 15, 2007. Service terminated on February 24, 2013, due to death.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
U.S. Magistrate, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana, 1972-1980; part-time, 1972-1973

Education:
Louisiana State University Law School, LL.B., 1965

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. E. Gordon West, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Louisiana, 1965-1966
Private practice, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1966-1973
Professor, Louisiana State University Law Center, 1977-