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Michelle Eileen Roberts Jackson

Michelle Eileen Roberts Jackson, American lawyer. Bar: Florida 1978, Louisiana 1979, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1980, United States District Court (eastern district) Louisiana 1980. Named one of Outstanding Young Woman of Year, Lafayette Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1986.

Background

  • Jackson, Michelle Eileen Roberts was born on September 12, 1955 in Orlando, Florida, United States. Daughter of Sanford B. and Selma (Witte) Roberts.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Psychology cum laude, University Miami, 1975. Juris Doctor, University Miami, 1978.

    Career

    • Assistant district attorney Orleans Parish District Attorney' General’ s Office, New Orleans, 1978—1980, District Attorney' General’ s Office 15th Judicial District, Lafayette Parish, Lafayette, since 1980. Member task force sexual abuse. Board directors Acadiana Legal Services, Lafayette, 1982—1984.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Florida 1978, Louisiana 1979, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1980, United States District Court (eastern district) Louisiana 1980.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Treasurer Lafayette Talent Bank Women, since 1980. Friend commission Mayor's Commission Needs Women, 1980—1984, member, since 1984, president-elect, since 1988, Law Explorers Post 610, Boy Scouts America, Lafayette, 1982—1984. Walkathon chairman Lafayette Chapter Women Mainstream, 1983.

    Member Temple Rodelph Shalom Sisterhood. Member of American Bar Association (section criminal justice), National District Attorneys Association, Louisiana District Attorneys Association (director 1983-1986, president assistant district attorney section 1985-1986), Acadiana Association Women Attorneys, Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association, Lafayette Parish Bar Association, Louisiana Bar Association, Florida Bar Association, Altrusa (treasurer 1987-1988), Tau Epsilon Rho, Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi.

    Connections

    • Married Patrick K. Jackson, September 2, 1979. Children: Rachel Lauren, Sarah Elaine.
    • father: Sanford B. Roberts
    • mother: Selma (Witte) Roberts
    • spouse: Patrick K. Jackson
    • children: Rachel Lauren Jackson
    • Sarah Elaine Jackson
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    Born September 12, 1955
    (age 62)
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