U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana

Speaker Bio

Michael B. North is a United States Magistrate Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. Judge North was sworn in as Magistrate Judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana in March 2014. He is currently the Chief Magistrate Judge. Judge North spent 16 years in private litigation practice, handling and trying cases in state and federal courts, throughout the country, in diverse areas of the law including products liability, commercial litigation, labor and employment, maritime, and insurance coverage and casualty matters. Judge North received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Louisiana State University in 1987, and a J.D. from Tulane Law School, where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Tulane Law Review and graduated first in his class.