The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana is pleased to announce that the Honorable Karen Wells Roby, U.S. Magistrate Judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana, is the 2023 recipient of the Greater New Orleans Louis A. Martinet Legal Society’s Lifetime Achievement Award. The award is given to a member whose service to the legal profession exemplifies a lifetime commitment. Judge Roby has served on the Eastern District of Louisiana’s bench since 1999 and served as the court’s Chief Magistrate Judge from 2017-2021. Judge Roby was honored at the Martinet Legal Society’s annual gala and jazz brunch. To read more about Judge Roby’s selection for the Lifetime Achievement Award and her distinguished career, please select this link.