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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…

Carolyn Gill-Jefferson

Carolyn Gill-Jefferson

Position

Of Counsel

Contact Information

Tel: 504.569.1810

Fax: 504.569.1801

cjefferson@aarongianna.com

 

Career Overview

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 the Adjunct Faculty.

She has been appointed Special Master by the Civil District court to make allocations of settlements of more than thirty million dollars.

Currently, Judge Gill-Jefferson practices in the areas of Administrative, Domestic and Succession law. She also engages in mediation handling personal injury, contracts, and medical malpractice as well arbitration panels. She is also a member of the Trial Advocacy Faulty at Tulane University.

 

Education

Loyola University School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1978

Tougaloo College, Bachelor of Arts , 1975

 

Admissions to Practice

Louisiana State Bar

Mississippi Bar Association

United State District Court (Eastern District of Louisiana, Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi)

United States Courts of Appeal, Fifth Circuit

 

Areas of Practice

CAdministrative Law and Litigation

Succession

Commercial Litigation

Domestic

Mediation

 

Professional Memberships/Activites

Louisiana State Bar Association

Mississippi Bar Association

Louisiana Judicial Council/NBA