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Jacqueline Avanette Nash

Jacqueline Avanette Nash, American lawyer. Bar: Louisiana 1983. Member of American Bar Association, League of Women Voters, Southeastern Voters League, Baton Rouge Bar Association, Louisiana State Bar Association, Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association, National Bar Association, Alpha Kappa Alpha.

Background

  • Nash, Jacqueline Avanette was born on February 13, 1959 in Shreveport, Louisiana, United States. Daughter of Murphy and Idella (Henson) Nash.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Southern University, 1980. Juris Doctor, 1983.

    Career

    • Legislation assistant Louisiana House of Representatives, Baton Rouge, 1980—1983. Staff attorney Louisiana Department Health and Human Resources, since 1983. Sole practice, since 1983.

      Assistant parish attorney City of Baton Rouge, Parish of East Baton Rouge, since 1984.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Louisiana 1983.

    Politics

    Religious liberty is not merely the right to remain in the religion of one’s birth, but includes the right of anyone to change his religious loyalties without fear of persecution.

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Every person was created for a purpose, and God has a plan and will for every individual.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    God wants to see people productive, creative, useful, and supremely happy, within an environment of spiritual perfection, health, peace, and love.

    Membership

    Member of American Bar Association, League of Women Voters, Southeastern Voters League, Baton Rouge Bar Association, Louisiana State Bar Association, Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association, National Bar Association, Alpha Kappa Alpha.

    Connections

    • father: Murphy Nash
    • mother: Idella (Henson) Nash
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    Born February 13, 1959
    (age 58)
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