Gill-Jefferson Joins Firm
August 1, 2018
Aaron & Gianna, PLC is pleased to announce that Judge Carolyn Gill-Jefferson (ret.) has joined the firm as Of Counsel. Judge Gill-Jefferson is a retired judge of the Civil District Court for the Parish of Orleans. During her tenure on the court she served as Chief Judge. Subsequent to her service on the bench, Judge Gill-Jefferson served as a Visiting Professor of Civil Law at the Mississippi College School of Law. She remains a member of that Law School’s Adjunct …
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