Honorable Barry W Ashe Class of 1978

Barry Ashe, class of 1978, served three years on the USS Engage. Then he returned to Tulane Law School….

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“Barry is well-qualified to serve as a U.S. district judge in Louisiana, and I know he’s ready to get to work,” said Sen. John Kennedy, R-La. “I congratulate Barry on his confirmation. He brings an impressive amount of legal experience to the bench. I know he will serve well.”

“Mr. Ashe’s qualifications and professionalism made him an obvious choice for this position,” said Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La. “I want to congratulate Barry and his family, and I’m certain he will do well in his new role.”

Ashe is a Benjamin Franklin High School alumnus and summa cum laude graduate of Tulane University. Ashe served three years in Navy, including time on the minesweeper USS Engage, then entered Tulane Law School, from which he graduated magna cum laude.

Since 1991, Ashe has been president of the First Baptist Church of New Orleans’ board of trustees.

  • Read Ashe’s Judiciary Committee questionnaire:

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CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story incorrectly said Ashe currently chairs Stone Pigman’s management commit