Calcasieu

Nov 12, 2013 11:12 AM by Press Release

Lake Charles attorney named to judiciary commission

The Louisiana Supreme Court announced today that Lake Charles attorney Kenneth Michael Wright has been appointed to the Judiciary Commission of Louisiana for a four-year term commencing September 1, 2013. The Judiciary Commission is a nine-member constitutional body, empowered to review allegations of judicial misconduct and to recommend to the Supreme Court that a judge be sanctioned when misconduct is proven by clear and convincing evidence.

Wright received his undergraduate degree from Louisiana State University in 1971 and received his juris doctor degree in 1974 from Loyola University in New Orleans. He is a member of the Louisiana and Texas Bar Associations. Wright is a proctor member of the Maritime Law Association of the United States, a member of the American Bar Association and a member of the Albert M. Tate Inn of Court in Lake Charles. He is a past member of the American Bankruptcy Institute and the Southwest Louisiana Bankruptcy Bar Association.

Additionally, he is admitted to practice before several federal courts including: the United States Supreme Court; the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit; the United States District Courts for the Western, Eastern and Middle Districts of Louisiana; and the Eastern and Northern Districts of Texas. Wright has served as judge pro tempore for the City Court of Sulphur, and as a Special Master in the 14th Judicial District Court.

Wright was selected by the Conference of Court of Appeal Judges to replace attorney William W. Hall.

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