The Federal judiciary in Louisiana is divided into three districts, the Eastern, Middle, and Western. Also, New Orleans is home to the United States Court of Appeal for the Fifth Circuit, which has appellate jurisdiction over Federal matters in Louisiana, Texas, and Mississippi. Federal judges are appointed by the executive branch and serve for life. Bankruptcy judges are appointed by the Court of Appeals and serve 14-year terms.
The following is a list of contact info and links to each Federal district court, bankruptcy court, and court of appeal in Louisiana: