Hon. Patrick M. Schott, Retired

Mediator & Arbitrator


Judge Schott graduated from Loyola University School of Law. Completed courses at the National Judicial College in Mediation and in the Management of Complex Cases. Assistant City Attorney for the City of New Orleans and attorney for the New Orleans Aviation Board. Elected Judge of the Court of Appeal, 4th Circuit, State of Louisiana, 1972, after sixteen years in the practice of law and was Chief Judge of the Court, 1988-1998. Served in the JAG Corps of the United States Army, 1953-1956, attained the rank of Captain.


New Orleans Bar Association

American Bar Association

Held offices from 1956-1972 in the New Orleans and State Bar Associations. Fellow: Louisiana Bar Foundation; Judicial Council of the State of Louisiana

Judicial Budgetary Control Board

Louisiana Organization for Judicial Excellence

Association of Henri Capitant

N.O. Bar Inns of Court

American Judges Association

President: Louisiana Conference of Court of Appeal Judges.

Director: American Bar Association National Council of Chief Judges

President: St. Thomas Moore Association