United States Court of Appeals
for the Fifth Circuit
Honorable Priscilla R. Owen, Chief Judge

Workplace Relations

For current and former employees of the federal courts and Federal Public Defender Offices
in the Fifth Circuit, as well as applicants for employment who have been interviewed.

Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Notice

Circuit Director of Workplace Relations:
Mary Gaber Thompson

Office of the Circuit Executive
Fifth Circuit
John Minor Wisdom United States Court of Appeals Building
600 Camp Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

Telephone number:
(504) 310-7785


Office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding federal holidays.

An Exemplary Workplace

The Federal Judiciary is committed to a workplace of respect, civility, fairness, tolerance, and dignity, free of discrimination and harassment. These values are essential to the Judiciary, which holds its Judges and Employees to the highest standards. All Judges and Employees are expected to treat each other accordingly.

See Fifth Circuit Employment Dispute Resolution Plan, ยง I.