Judge Griffin’s legal career spans over 3 decades, the last 20 years of which she has served on the Orleans Parish Civil District Court, Division “I”. Her hard work, leadership and dedication have distinguished her as a Judicial Pacesetter.
Judge Griffin has previously served as Chief Judge of the Civil District Court, as its Finance Committee Chair, Disaster Recovery Committee Chair, Technology Chair and is now its third most senior judge.
Prior to being elected to the bench, Judge Griffin was selected by the Louisiana Supreme Court to fill a vacancy at the Civil District Court and also served as an Ad hoc judge on the Juvenile District Court. As a practicing attorney she handled complex litigation for both plaintiffs and defendants.
Judge Griffin attended the Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law School, and received her Juris Doctor degree in 1987. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government in 1984 from the Univerity of Notre Dame as a Notre Dame Scholar.
A lifelong resident of New Orleans, Judge Griffin graduated from Xavier Prep High School.