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Loyola alumna elected New Orleans judge

Judge Tiffany Gautier Chase was elected to Division A of Orleans Parish Civil District Court in May 2007. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy from Loyola University and her Juris Doctor from Loyola University School of Law.

Judge Chase began her legal career as a law clerk at the Louisiana Supreme Court. She had the honor of serving as a staff attorney and then as a research attorney to the Honorable Chet D. Traylor. She spent several years as an associate in the law firm of Martzell and Bickford where she practiced primarily in the areas of asbestos litigation and oil and gas.

In addition to her legal accomplishments, Judge Chase is also actively involved in community and legal activities. Specifically, she is a member of the American Bar Association, American Judges’ Association, Louisiana State Bar Association, National Conference for Juvenile and Trial Court Judges and the New Orleans Bar Association. She has also served on the Louisiana State Bar Journal Editorial Board; is a former board member of the New Orleans Council on Aging; former member of Loyola University’s Alumni Board; and a former board member of the Carrollton Hollygrove Senior Citizens Center.