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Cassandra Butler

Cassandra Butler, American lawyer. Bar: Louisiana 1987, United States District Court (eastern and middle districts) Louisiana, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit).

Background

  • Butler, Cassandra was born on December 12, 1958 in Independence, Louisiana, United States. Daughter of Louis Butler and Elouise Garman Steptoe.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, 1979. Juris Doctor, Southern University, Baton Rouge, 1987.

    Career

    • Director housekeeping Westpark Hospital, Hammond, 1984. Instructor legal writing Southern University Law Center, Baton Rouge, 1988-1990. Sole practitioner in law Independence, Louisiana, since 1988.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Louisiana 1987, United States District Court (eastern and middle districts) Louisiana, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit).

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    God calls for justice for those, who are oppressed by the powers of the day. Therefore Christians should be involved in political life.

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    The longing for holiness is not about wanting to be 'holier than thou'. It is about wanting the love of God to permeate all of our life, and for that love to be shown through our lives to other people.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    One may feel driven by urges such as anger, lust or greed. If anybody is willing to be open to the Holy Spirit, God helps to resist evil and to live life to the full.

    Membership

    Board directors Crisis Phone, Hammond, 1994-1995, Boys and Girls Club, Hammond, 1995. Member executive committee National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Hammond, 1994. Served to 1st lieutenant Army Medical Service Corps, 1980-1983.

    Major United States Army Reserve. Member National Bar Association, Southern University Law Center Alumni Association (board directors 1990-1991, president 1994-1995, Distinguished Alumnus award 1993).

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, jogging, movies.

    Connections

    • father: Louis Butler
    • mother: Elouise Garman Steptoe
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    Born December 12, 1958
    (age 59)
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