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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
*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
Section A Staff Title Phone
Meredith S. Grabill Judge (504) 589-7800
Anna Mangham (Ch 13 cases and Reaffirmation Agreements) Law Clerk (504) 589-7803
Joshua Berland (Ch 7 & 11 ending in: 0-4 and associated APs) Law Clerk (504) 589-7802
Christopher Lamb (Ch 7 & 11 ending in: 5-9 and associated APs) Law Clerk (504) 589-7808

Clerk's Office

Clerk's Office Staff Title Phone
Denise Fredricks Clerk of Court (504) 589-7878
Eric Derbes Chief Deputy (504) 589-7820
Court Support Title Phone
Ellen Arnold Courtroom Deputy - Section A (504) 589-7805
Allen McIlwain Courtroom Deputy - Section A (504) 589-7829
Case Administration Title Phone
Jennifer Nunnery (00-23) Case Administrator (504) 589-7876
Sean McGinn (24-48) Case Administrator (504) 589-7841
Kenisha Sylvester (49-77) Case Administrator (504) 589-7839
Kevin Lew (78-99) Case Administrator (504) 589-7890
Heather Rouchon Case Administrator Lead (504) 589-7837
Kevin Foe  Case Administrator (504) 589-7831
Finance, Budget, & Procurement Title Phone
Lauren Gremillion Procurement Specialist (504) 589-7804
Systems Title Phone
Robert Scott Information Systems Manager (504) 589-7873
Scott Anderson Systems Administrator (504) 589-7870
Justin Steudlein IT Security Specialist (504) 589-7872