Term Ends: 2020
Judge Robin D. Pittman, a native New Orleanian, has been serving as Judge for Orleans Parish Criminal District Court, Section F, since January of 2009.
Judge Pittman graduated cum laude from Loyola University New Orleans where she received a Bachelor of Arts in December 1991. In May 1996, Judge Pittman received a Juris Doctorate from Loyola University New Orleans School of Law.
Prior to taking the bench, Judge Pittman served as an Assistant District Attorney for Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office, a Deputy Disciplinary Counsel with the Office of Disciplinary Counsel, and an associate with the firm of Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer where she remained until being elected as Judge for Criminal District Court.
Judge Pittman enjoys a number of professional affiliations including memberships in the American Judge’s Association, National Bar Association Louisiana Judicial Council, Louisiana State Bar Association, Criminal Law Section of the Louisiana State Bar Association, Louisiana Judicial Council, Louisiana District Judges Association, National Association of Women Judges, New Orleans Bar Association, Fourth and Fifth Circuit Judges Association, Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit, and Louisiana Association of Black Women Attorneys.
Judge Pittman is the recipient of both civic and business awards including the YMCA Role Model Award, the New Orleans City Business Power Generation Award, an honoree for the 2010 Community Action Hero Award for Total Community Action, Inc., and honoree for the 2011 City Business Leadership in Law Award for her work with the youth in this community. Judge Pittman has been commended by the Metropolitan Crime Commission for having the best overall judicial efficiency ranking for Criminal District Court and Court Watch NOLA also commended Judge Pittman for taking the bench in a prompt manner.
Judge Robin Pittman is married and has two children. Judge Pittman takes time out of her schedule to visit the area’s public and private schools and the schools under the Recovery School District, speaking to the youth of New Orleans on the importance of education, respect for others, consequences of their actions, and on the criminal justice system in an effort to deter our youth from a life involving crime.
Additionally, Judge Pittman continues to serve as a Continuing Legal Education instructor in both Ethics and Professionalism.