Regina Bartholomew-Woods

The Honorable Regina Bartholomew-Woods, a native of New Orleans, obtained her Bachelor of Arts Degree in English, with a minor in Political Science from Southern University at New Orleans in 1994. Judge Bartholomew-Woods earned her Juris Doctorate degree from Loyola University College of Law in 1999, where she ranked in the top 20% of her graduating class. She was admitted to the Louisiana State Bar in 1999.

Judge Bartholomew-Woods currently serves as an Appellate Court Judge at the Louisiana Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal and is a former adjunct faculty instructor at Tulane University’s Law School where she taught Louisiana Code of Civil Procedure. She formerly served as a Civil Judge for Division B of the Civil District Court for the Parish of Orleans. Prior to her judgeship, she served as Of Counsel with the law firm of Boykin, Ehret & Utley, APLC. Her prior employment was as General Counsel for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools in Charlotte, North Carolina; Staff Attorney with McGlinchey Stafford, PLLC; service as General Counsel for the Orleans Parish School Board, an attorney in private practice with several law firms, and with the United States Government at the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of the Solicitor in Dallas, Texas.

In addition to serving the public as a Judge, she devotes her life to various civic and bar association activities. Specifically, Judge Bartholomew-Woods is a member of the Louisiana, American, National and New Orleans Bar Associations. In addition, she is a member of the American Judges Association, the National Association of Women Judges, the Louisiana Judicial Council, the A.P. Tureaud Chapter of the American Inns of Court, the Association of Women Attorneys, and the Louis A. Martinet Legal Society. She is also a member several civic and community organizations: the New Orleans Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., the New Orleans Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, the League of Women Voters of New Orleans, the Pontchartrain Chapter of The Links, Inc., and a lifetime member of the S.U.N.O. Alumni Association. She also serves on the board of the Girl Scouts of Louisiana East. She is one of the founding members of the Mystic Krewe of Femme Fatale. She is also a former board member of the Keller Group Neighborhood Foundation, The Beautiful Foundation and the Greater New Orleans Coalition of 100 Black Women.

Judge Bartholomew-Woods is married and is the prouder of three sons.