Term Ends: 2020
Franz L. Zibilich is a judge on the Orleans Parish Criminal Court (Section L) in Louisiana. He was elected to the position in 2011. He was re-elected in 2014 for a term beginning on January 1, 2015 and expiring on December 31, 2020. Zibilich earned his J.D. from Loyola University New Orleans School of Law.
Before becoming a district judge, Zibilich spent 24 years working in the City Hall Law Department, at one point serving as chief deputy city attorney. He also ran a private law practice for 26 years and has taught trial advocacy at Tulane University’s law school.