Loyola law alum elected Orleans Parish criminal district judge

Robin D. Pittman was elected to Section F, Orleans Parish Criminal District Court on November 4, 2008. She earned her undergraduate degree from Loyola University New Orleans in 1991 and her J.D. from Loyola School of Law in 1996.

After receiving her law degree, Robin Pittman was hired as an associate with the firm of Millard Collins and Associates. In 1997, she was hired as an Assistant DA. In the trenches of the DA’s office, Pittman gained her most valuable experiences as senior attorney for 106 felony and misdemeanor trials and was also responsible for trial work in the Child Support, Juvenile, Magistrate and Trial Divisions; and she served as a Narcotics, Homicide and Sex Offense Screener.

In 2000, Pittman took a deputy position with the Office of Disciplinary Counsel. There, she investigated and prosecuted Louisiana attorneys for violations of the Rules of Professional Conduct. In 2006, Pittman was hired as an associate with the firm of Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer, where she would remain until her term as judge began on January 1, 2009.