Christine Lasseigne Crow was appointed Clerk of Court for the Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeal on November 1, 1998. She is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, the National Conference of Appellate Court Clerks, the Louisiana Clerks of Court Association, and the Louisiana Court Administrators Association.
Prior to her appointment as Clerk of Court, Chris was the Senior Staff Attorney for the Louisiana Senate Finance & Health and Welfare Committees. During her ten years with the Senate, her major non-Committee responsibility was "working" the state budget as it was processed through the Senate. Chris was also active on many and various special projects during her tenure with the Senate, including the Worker's Compensation Corporation legislation, Administrative Procedure Act changes, state budgeting statutes, the constitutional Rainy Day Fund, computer programs for tracking the state's budget, and drafting major health and welfare legislation. Chris started her public service career as a budget analyst for the Division of Administration in 1981.
Chris graduated from E. D. White High School in Thibodaux, Louisiana, in 1975. She obtained a Bachelor of Science degree from Louisiana State University (LSU) in International Trade and Finance. In 1981, she obtained her Juris Doctor degree from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center and, in 2000, she received her Master of Public Administration degree from the LSU Ourso College of Business.
Chris is married to Brian Crow, and she has a daughter, Jennifer Katzman, and a stepson, Brian, Jr. She has lived her adult life in Baton Rouge, Prairieville, and most recently, Burnside. During her leisure time, she enjoys golf, traveling, reading, and the theater.