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The Honorable Bruce James McConduit departed this life September 13, 2019 at 70 years of age surrounded by his loving family. He leaves behind his wife, Monique Christophe McConduit, daughters Chanttell McConduit-Patin (Darren) and Angelle McConduit-Larks, and son Chance McConduit. Three grandchildren, Jaden Jamison-Larks, Deryn Patin, and Alyssa Larks. His mother, Martinez McConduit, and brothers Dennis McConduit (Ethel) and Brian McConduit, and a host of nieces and nephews, family and friends. He was preceded in death by his father, James Bruce McConduit, brother, Darrell McConduit, and son Dante' Henri McConduit. The native New Orleanian is a graduate of Saint Augustine High School, Xavier University of Louisiana, and Loyola University New Orleans where he received his Juris Doctorate. Bruce James McConduit was the first African American to be elected as a Municipal Court Judge in Orleans Parish where he presided for over 20 years before retiring. Judge McConduit often served as ad hoc for the Louisiana Supreme Court. He held membership with the Community Organization of Urban Politics (COUP), Fourth and Fifth Circuit Court Association, Louis A. Martinet Legal Society, Inc. Louisiana Bar Association, American Bar Association, Louisiana City Judges Association, and Young Men Illinois.

Services will be held Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at Rhodes Funeral Home, 3933 Washington Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70125. Funeral mass will begin at 11am, visitation at 9am. Interment to follow in Mt. Olivet Cemetery 4000 Norman Mayer Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70122.

Employees of the City of New Orleans, Members of Community Organization of Urban Politics (COUP), Fourth and Fifth Circuit Court Association, Louis A. Martinet Legal Society, Inc. Louisiana Bar Association, American Bar Association, Louisiana City Judges Association, Louisiana Supreme Court, Young Men Illinois, and Alumni of Corpus Christi Elementary School, Saint Augustine High School, Xavier University of Louisiana, and Loyola University New Orleans are invited to attend.