Judge Charbonnet was first elected to Municipal Court in 2007, and since has presided over thousands of criminal cases. She has earned a reputation for being tough on crime, but innovative in helping non-violent offenders overcome addiction and homelessness, or gain treatment for mental illness.
In 2012, her colleagues on the bench elected her Chief Judge to preside over the court en banc and manage its $4 million budget. She’s also earned accolades from the National Association of Women Judges and other legal organizations for her innovative approach to the resolution of prostitution/human trafficking cases.
Judge Charbonnet earned her law degree from Loyola University, where she also graduated with a Bachelors of Arts.
Judge Bonin was elected to Orleans Parish Criminal Court on Dec. 10.
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