Judge Stuart Kyle Duncan, J.D., LL.M.United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth CircuitSenior Lecturing Fellow
Judge Stuart Kyle Duncan, J.D., LL.M.
Judge Stuart Kyle Duncan is a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. He received his B.A. from Louisiana State University in 1994, his J.D. from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University in 1997, and his LL.M. from Columbia Law School in 2004.
After graduating from law school, he clerked for Circuit Judge John Malcolm Duhé Jr. of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
From 2008–2012, Duncan served as Appellate Chief for Louisiana’s Attorney General’s office. From 2012–2014, he served as general counsel of the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty. From 2004-2008, he was an assistant professor of law at the University of Mississippi School of Law.
Before becoming a judge, Duncan practiced at the Washington, D.C. firm of Schaerr Duncan LLP, where he was a founding partner. He was appointed to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit on May 1, 2018.