Nominee

Darrel James Papillion

On March 20, 2023, President Joseph Biden nominated Darrel James Papillion to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana to the seat vacated by Judge Carl Barbier, who assumed senior status this year. Mr. Papillion was born and raised in Louisiana and is deeply involved in his communities, local and state. A seasoned plaintiff’s lawyer, Mr. Papillion has spent his career advocating for injured workers, survivors of sex abuse and their families, and fighting voter disenfranchisement.