Nadine M. Ramsey, District "C" Councilmember represents the largest and most diverse district in New Orleans, which includes Algiers, the French Quarter, Treme, Bywater and Marigny.
Councilmember Ramsey attended Newcomb College where she earned a B.A. in Political Science. After earning her bachelor's, Councilmember Ramsey attended Cornell University Law School where she won the American Jurisprudence Prize for Constitutional Law and earned her Juris Doctor Degree from Tulane University Law School. From there she launched a career rooted in public advocacy and service.
Councilmember Ramsey served as Judge for Orleans Parish Civil District Court from 1997-2009. She was elected by her colleagues Chief Judge in 2007 and 2008. Before being elected Judge, she ran her own law firm for nine years gaining a wealth of knowledge in small business operations and learning the importance of small businesses to New Orleans. Ramsey is a member and has held membership in a number of organizations including: American Bar Association, The Louisiana State Bar Association, the American Judges Association, the New Orleans Pro Bono Project, the National Institute of Trial Advocacy, the Metropolitan Area Committee Leadership Forum, the Louis A. Martinet Legal Society and the New Orleans Chapter of the Links. Councilmember Ramsey is a mediator and arbitrator for Mediation Arbitration Professional Systems (M.A.P.S.) since 2010.
Councilmember Ramsey currently sits on the following boards: Canal Street Development Corporation, Greater New Orleans Tourist and Convention Commission, New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation, French Market Corporation (Finance Committee) and New Orleans Center for Creative Arts.
As a councilmember, Ramsey is dedicated to making this great City of New Orleans a better place to live for all its citizens by focusing on youth empowerment through education and workforce development as well as economic development, blight reduction and infrastructure enhancement.
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