Term Ends: 2020
Judge Fredericka Homberg Wicker is a 1977 graduate of Tulane University Law School. During her twenty years practicing law Judge Wicker served as assistant District Attorney in both Orleans and Jefferson Parishes and as an assistant United
States Attorney for the Eastern District of Louisiana, ending her career there as Chief of Narcotics. She also entered the private practice of law for ten years during which she was an associate with the Gainsburgh firm, becoming a partner at Lewis and Kullman. In September, 1996 she was elected to the Twenty Fourth Judicial District Court for the State of Louisiana where she sat until winning her seat on then Louisiana Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal in February 3, 2006.
Judge Wicker was a member of the adjunct faculty at Tulane Law School and taught trial advocacy at Loyola Law School and for the National Institute of Trial Advocacy. She has been a lecturer and discussion leader at both the Louisiana and National Judicial Colleges, with the Louisiana State Bar Association and the National Center for State Courts. She is currently a Masters candidate at the National Judicial College. She is a past-president of the Louisiana District Judges Association and past-president of the Louisiana Judicial College.