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Engelhardt, Kurt Damian
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the 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, 2015-2018. Service terminated on May 15, 2018, due to appointment to another judicial position.
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Nominated by Donald J. Trump on January 8, 2018, to a seat vacated by Edith Brown Clement. Confirmed by the Senate on May 9, 2018, and received commission on May 10, 2018.
Louisiana State University, B.A., 1982
Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, J.D., 1985
Law clerk, Hon. Charles Grisbaum, Louisiana Court of Appeal, Fifth Judicial Circuit, 1985-1987
Private practice, Metairie, Louisiana, 1987-2001
Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, August 2, 2001; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, October 5, 2017; no Senate vote