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2019 Red Mass and Dinner

Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart and the Cathedral Centre


Judge Stuart Kyle Duncan

United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Federal Judicial Service:

  • Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

  • Confirmed by the Senate on April 24, 2018, and received commission on May 1, 2018.


  • Louisiana State University, B.A., 1994

  • Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, J.D., 1997

  • Columbia Law School, LL.M., 2004

Professional Career:

  • Law clerk, Hon. John M. Duhe, Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 1997-1998

  • Private practice, Houston, Texas, 1998-1999

  • Assistant solicitor general, State of Texas, 1999-2001

  • Private practice, Austin, Texas, 2001-2002

  • Associate-in-law, Columbia Law School, 2002-2004

  • Assistant professor of law, University of Mississippi School of Law, 2004-2008

  • Appellate chief, Office of the Attorney General, State of Louisiana, 2008-2012

  • General counsel, The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, Washington, D.C., 2012-2014

  • Private practice, Washington, D.C., 2014-2018