Timothy David Ray, J.D. ’12, now serves as Clerk of First City Court of New Orleans. He was officially appointed April 25, 2018 by Judge-Elect Ellen Hazeur, who previously served as the court’s clerk. Ray is a Louisiana attorney and serves on the faculty of the University of New Orleans in the Political Science Department. A native of New Orleans, Ray earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Performance from Dillard University and a Juris Doctorate degree with an advanced certification in International Law from the College of Law. He completed training to become a certified mediator and negotiator at the Institut für Anwaltsrecht in Berlin, Germany.