About The Speaker
Nadine M. Ramsey, ESQ.
Former, District "C" Councilmember Nadine M. Ramsey represented the largest and most diverse district in New Orleans, which includes Algiers, the French Quarter, Treme, Bywater, and Marigny. Nadine 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. 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. As a partner in Pailet, Ramsey and Ostendorf, LLC, she handled a broad range of media and entertainment matters, including motion picture and digital media transactions. She has handled matters involving Louisiana incentives for motion picture investor tax credit, and digital interactive media tax credits.