Robert L. Lobrano
Judge Robert L. Lobrano, retired, graduated from St. Stanislaus High School in 1961. He received his BBA from Tulane University in 1965, and graduated with honors from Tulane Law School in 1967. He was a member of the Tulane Law Review, Order of the Coif and Tulane Moot court Board. After three years of competition he was the overall Tulane Moot court winner. Judge Lobrano was in the private practice of law with the firm of Lobrano, Ballay and Braud until his election to the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal in October, 1981. He served in that capacity until December 31, 1999 when he retired. Since his retirement, he has served in an ad hoc and pro tempore capacity in courts throughout Louisiana, both at the appellate and district court levels. He served as an associate justice pro tempore on the Louisiana Supreme Court for ten months in 2002 filling the vacancy created by the retirement of Associate Justice Lemmon. He was a member of the House of Delegates to the Louisiana Bar, and past president of the Plaquemines Bar. He served as an adjunct professor of the Tulane Trial Advocacy Program.
Judge Lobrano currently resides in Belle Chasse, Louisiana with his wife of 50+ years, Marilyn. They have two children and four grandchildren. Wife and family come first, but duck hunting and fishing run a close second.