• Goins Aaron, PLC of New Orleans

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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


Of Counsel

Contact Information

Tel: 504.569.1810

Fax: 504.569.1801



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.

Judge Gill-Jefferson has been appointed Special Master by the Civil District Court for the Parish of Orleans to make allocations of settlements of more than thirty million dollars.

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



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

Administrative Law and Litigation

Succession Law

General and Commercial Litigation

Domestic Relations


Insurance Defense


Professional Memberships/Activites

Louisiana State Bar Association

Mississippi Bar Association

Louisiana Judicial Council/NBA