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Okla Jones Ii

Biography of Okla Jones II

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Jones
  • First Name: Okla
  • Generational Suffix: II
  • Date of Birth: September , 23 , 1945
  • Place of Birth (POB): Natchitoches , Louisiana (US-LA, LA, 22, La.)
  • Date of Death: January , 8 , 1996
  • Place of Death (POD): New Orleans , Louisiana (US-LA, LA, 22, La.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: African American

Okla Jones II Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: William J. Clinton ( Democratic )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 08/25/1994
  • American Bar Association (ABA) Ratings of judicial nominees (majority rating): Qualified
  • Seat vacated by: Heebe , Frederick J. R.
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 08/25/1994
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 10/06/1994
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 10/07/1994
  • Commission Date: 10/11/1994
  • Date of Termination: 01/08/1996
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Okla Jones II in the Law School

  • Name of School: Southern University
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1968

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Boston College Law School
  • Degree: Juris Doctor (J.D.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1971

Okla Jones II Career Path


  • Reginald Heber Smith Fellow staff attorney, New Orleans Legal Assistance Corporation, 1971-1973
  • Staff attorney, American Civil Liberties Union, 1973
  • Project director, New Orleans office, Lawyer's Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, 1973-1976
  • Private practice, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1976-1986
  • Special counsel, New Orleans [Louisiana] City Council, 1983-1986
  • City attorney, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1986-1990
  • Judge, Orleans Parish [Louisiana] Civil District Court, Division N, 1990-1994


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