OMAR MASON ELECTED JUDGE
December 9, 2018
Congratulations to Omar Mason, a Shareholder of Aaron & Gianna, PLC upon his election to Division E of the Civil District Court for the Parish of Orleans. Omar will fill the vacancy created by the death of Judge Clare Jupiter who died in May of 2018. Omar will serve the duration of Judge Jupiter’s unexpired term which ends at the end of 2020. In the primary election Omar led a field of four veteran attorneys with 42 % of the vote. In the runoff he incre…
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