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Eldon E. Fallon, American federal judge. Bar: Louisiana 1962. Recipient Louisiana Medaille de la Ville de Paris, American Bar Association, 1983, National Pro Bono Publico award, 1987, Pursuit of Justice award, 2005, Herbert Harley award, American Judicature Society, 2005.


Fallon, Eldon E. was born on February 16, 1939 in New Orleans. Son of Edward and Delia (Koster) Fallon.


Tulane University (Bachelor of Arts, 1960. Juris Doctor, 1962); Yale University (Master of Laws, 1963). Member, Board of Editors, Tulane Law Review, 1960-1962.

Member, Scribes. Member of Faculty, Tulane Law School, since 1975.


Associate Kierr & Gainsburgh, 1962—1968. Partner Gainsburgh, Benjamin, Fallon & David, New Orleans, 1968—1995. Judge United States District Court (eastern district) Louisiana, since 1995.

Adjunct professor Tulane University Law School, 1975-1993, 2000-2003.


  • Bar: Louisiana 1962.



New Orleans, Louisiana State (Member of Council, Section on Insurance, Negligence, Admiralty and Compensation Law, 1972-1973. Member, Committee on Prepaid Legal Services, 1975. Chairman, Committee on Continuing Legal Education, 1979-1981.

Secretary Treasurer, 1981-1982. Editor-in-Chief, Louisiana Bar Journal, 1981-1982. Chairman, Medical-Legal Interprofessional Committee, 1983-1984.

President-Elect, 1984-1985. President, 1985-1986) and American (Member, Committee on Jury Trials, 1970-1971) Bar Associations. The Association of Trial Lawyers of America (State Committeeman, 1968-1970.

1976-1977; Secretary-Treasurer, 1981-1982, Vice-Chairman, 1983-1984 and Chairman, 1985, Admiralty Section). Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association (Member, Board of Governors, 1969-1970. 1980-1981); Mississippi Trial Lawyers Association.

Maritime Law Association of the United States. Society of American Law Teachers. American Board of Trial Advocates.


Married Cecile Fallon, September 28, 1967.

Edward Fallon

Delia (Koster) Fallon

Cecile Fallon