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Court Location

Street Address: 

U.S. Bankruptcy Court
500 Poydras Street
Suite B-601
New Orleans, LA  70130

Telephone:  (504) 589-7878

Modfied Hours (COVID-19):
Until further notice the Hale Boggs Federal Building is closed to the general public.
A clerk’s office employee can be reached by phone at 504-589-7878, Monday – Friday between the hours of 8:30am and 4:30pm.
We anticipate a large volume of calls. If a clerk’s office representative does not immediately answer your call, please leave a message and someone will contact you as soon as possible.



Mailing Address: 

U.S. Bankruptcy Court
500 Poydras Street
Suite B-601
New Orleans, LA 70130


Telephonic Hearing Information*:

  Dial-In Telephone Number: Access Code:
Section "A" 888-684-8852 9318283
Section "B" 888-684-8852 7058793
*Pursuant to Amended General Order 2020-2 dated April 3, 2020, all hearings in this District will take place by teleconference, or by videoconference when necessary, until further notice. Hearings may not be unofficially recorded, photographed, broadcasted, or transmitted. This prohibition applies in all cases in this District.



Bankruptcy Judges

Sec Judge Courtroom Chambers Phone
A Meredith S. Grabill B-709 B-741B (504) 589-7800
B Jerry A. Brown B-705 B-741A (504) 589-7810
Section A Staff Title Phone
Meredith S. Grabill Judge (504) 589-7800
Anna Mangham Law Clerk (504) 589-7803
Abigail Moskowitz Law Clerk (504) 589-7802
Section B Staff Title Phone
Jerry A. Brown Judge (504) 589-7810
Ellen Arnold Judicial Assistant (504) 589-7804
Erin Arnold Law Clerk (504) 589-7812

Clerk's Office

Clerk's Office Staff Title Phone
Sheila K. Booth Clerk of Court (504) 589-7878
Denise Fredricks Chief Deputy Clerk (504) 589-7822
Court Support Title Phone
Chrystal Brooks-Raymond Courtroom Deputy - Section A (504) 589-7805
Lisa Matrana Courtroom Deputy - Section B (504) 589-7811
Case Administration Title Phone
Jennifer Nunnery (00-14) Case Administrator (504) 589-7876
Sean McGinn (15-29) Case Administrator (504) 589-7841
Kenisha Sylvester (30-41) Case Administrator (504) 589-7839
Allen McIlwain (42-53) Case Administrator (504) 589-7829
Kevin Foe (54-68) Case Administrator (504) 589-7840
Kevin Lew (69-83) Case Administrator (504) 589-7890
Heather Rouchon (84-99) Case Administrator (504) 589-7837
Katherine Whyte Case Administrator (504) 589-7830
Finance, Budget, & Procurement Title Phone
Denise Sawyer  Administrative & Procurement Officer (504) 589-7871
Robert Seuzeneau Financial & Budget Officer (504) 589-7861
Systems Title Phone
Robert Scott Information Systems Manager (504) 589-7873
Scott Anderson Systems Administrator (504) 589-7870
Daniel Karistai IT Security Officer (504) 589-7872