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Adrian Guy Duplantier, American federal judge. Bar: Louisiana 1950, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1954. Recipient Meritorious award New Orleans Association Retarded Children, 1965, Governor's Certified of Merit, 1970, Outstanding Alumnus award Loyola University, 1985, Volunteer Activist award Outstanding Volunteer Service, 1986.


Duplantier, Adrian Guy was born on March 5, 1929 in New Orleans. Son of F. Robert and Amelie (Rivet) Duplantier.


Juris Doctor cum laude, Loyola University, New Orleans, 1949. Doctor of Laws, Loyola University, 1993. Master of Laws, University Virginia, 1988.


Private practice law, New Orleans, 1950-1974. Judge Civil District Court Parish of Orleans, 1974-1978, United States District Court, New Orleans, 1978-1994, senior judge, from 1994. Part-time professor code of civil procedure Loyola University, since 1951, lecturer dental jurisprudence, 1960-1967, lecturer English department, 1948-1950, chairman law school visiting committee, 1995-1997, adjunct professor law, since 1952.

Professor summer school abroad Tulane Law School, Rhodes, Greece, 1992, Cambridge, England, 1993, Loyola Law School, Vienna, Austria, 1996. Member Louisiana State Senate, 1960-1974. 1st assistant district attorney New Orleans, 1954-1956.

Member Judicial Conference of the United States Bankruptcy Rules Advisory Committee, 1994-1996, chairman since 1997. Elected Louisiana State Senate, 1960-1974. 5th circuit district judge representative Judicial Conference United States, 1993-1994, committee bicentennial of constitution, 1986-1991.

Chairman Bill of Rights Bicentennial Conference Federal Judges, 1991.


Delaware Democratic National Convention, 1964. President Associated Catholic Charities New Orleans, Social Welfare Planning Council Greater New Orleans. Member advisory board St. Mary's Dominican College, 1970-1971, Ursuline Academy, 1968-1973, Mount Carmel Academy, 1965-1969.

Chairman president's advisory council Jesuit High School, 1980-1981, member, since 1976. Chairman board directors Boys Hope, since 1980, national board directors, 1982-1992, council, since 1992. Active Association Retarded Children.

Member American Bar Association (award 1960), Louisiana Bar Association, New Orleans Bar Association, Loyola Law School Visiting Committee (chairman 1993-1996), Judicial Conference of the United States, Loyola Law School Alumni Association (St. Ives award 1998), United States Advisory Committee (judicial conference on bankruptcy rules since 1993, chairman since 1996), Order of Coif, Alpha Sigma Nu.


Married Sally Thomas, July 15, 1951. Children: Adrian G., David L., Thomas, Jeanne M., Louise M., John C.