Kirk Granier

New Orleans, Louisiana, United States


Judge Kirk R. Granier (Ret.) Age 58

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Judicial and Legal Experience

• State District Judge (1997 - 2008)
General Jurisdiction Trial Court: Unlimited Jurisdiction in Civil and Criminal cases
(Injuries, Class Actions, Contract, Divorce, Property and Succession cases; Criminal and Administrative cases)

• United States Circuit Military Judge, USAFR (1998 - 2006)
Courts Martial, Administrative Hearings and National Environmental Policy Act Hearings (NEPA)

• Private Law Practice (1983 - 1996)
General practice of law primarily in Personal Injury, Divorce and Criminal cases¹

• Assistant District Attorney (1995 - 1996)
Louisiana, 29th Judicial District (St. Charles Parish); felony and misdemeanor prosecutions

• United States Air Force Judge Advocate General's Corp (JAG) 1983 - 2006 (reserve duty)
Federal Tort Claims Act, Administrative Law, Civil Claims, Administrative Hearing Officer and Military Judge

• United States Air Force Judge Advocate General's Corp (JAG) 1979 - 1983 (active duty)
Trial Counsel/Prosecutor, Defense Counsel, Civil Claims, Government Contracts, Labor,
Federal Tort Claims Act and Administrative Law

¹ Criminal Law Practice - Defense (1983-1995)


• University of Nevada Graduate School & National Judicial College (Reno) 2010
Master's Degree in Judicial Studies
Thesis: "Scripting the Contempt Hearing: Avoiding Appellate Reversal and Judicial Misconduct Proceedings"

• United States Air Force War College
Air University at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama (2000)
Master's Degree in Strategic Studies
Thesis: "The Impact of International Peacekeeping, Peace Enforcement and Humanitarian
Operations on U. S. National Security"

• Loyola University Law School (New Orleans) 1979
Juris Doctor Degree in Law
Highest Class Grade - Torts (Injury and Accident Law)

• University of Louisiana at Nicholls (1976)
Bachelor of Arts Degree in History with Aerospace Science Minor

  • Work
    • Law Practice-Mediation-Arbitration
  • Education
    • Juris Doctorate
    • 2 Masters Degrees 1
    • 1 Baccalaureate Degree