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Stephen A. Higginson – 2012

Stephen A. Higginson – 2012

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Government Act 1978 
Rev. 112013 
FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2012 U.S.C. app.  101-111) Person Reporting (last name, first, middle initial) Higginson, Stephen Court Organization United States Court Appeals Fifth Circuit Date Report 07/ 11/2013 Title (Article III judges indicate active senior status; magistrate judges indicate full-or part-time) United States Circuit Judge Active Status  Sa. Report Type (check appropriate type) Nomination Date Initial [{] Annual Sb. Amended Report Final Reporting Period 01/01/2012 12/31/2012 Chambers Office Address 
600 Camp Street 
Room 321 
New Orleans, 70130 
IMPORTANT NOTES: The instructions accompanying this form must followed. Compleie all parts, checking the NONE box/or each part where you have reportable information. POSITIONS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 9-13 offiling instructions.) 
[{]  NONE (No reportable positions.)  
POSITION  NAME ORGANIZATION/ENTITY 

II. AGREEMENTS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 14-16 offiling instructions.) 

PARTIES AND TERMS 2012 TIAA-CREF Retirement Plan through former employer--law school, control 

Higginson, Stephen 
07/11/2013 

filing instructions.) 

SOURCE AND TYPE 

(yours, not spouse's) 07/13/2012 OPM [retirement deduction refund]; interest $12,120.95 Spouse's Non-Investment Income -If you were married during any portion the reporting year, complete this section. 
SOURCE AND TYPE 2012 Tulane University -Salary 

IV. REIMBURSEMENTS -transportation, lodging, food, entertainment. 
(Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 25-27 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable reimbursements.) SOURCE DATES LOCATION ITEMS PAID PROVIDED 

Tulane University April, 2012 (one North Carolina University Dining Hall Lodging, Transportation, Miscellaneous week trip) Massachusetts Study Travel Expenses 
Tulane University June, 2012 (week-end Los Angeles, University Architect Lodging, Transportation, Miscellaneous trip) Conference Travel Expenses 
Tulane University November, 2012 (one Atlanta, University Business School Lodging, Transportation, Miscellaneous week trip) Study Travel Expenses 

Higginson, Stephen
07111/2013 GIFTS. (lnc/11des those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 28-31 filing instructions.)  NONE (No reportable gifts.)  
SOURCE  DESCRIPTION  Federal Bar Association  Monetary donation toward Investiture Reception -Music  $500.00 
VI. LIABILITIES. (lnc/11des those ofspo11se and dependent childre; see pp. 32-33 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable liabilities.) CREDITOR 
DESCRIPTION VALUE CODE 
Tuition 

Higginson, Stephen 
07/1112013

VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS --income, vatue, transactions anc1udes 11iose spouse and dependent chitdren; see pp. 34-60 offiling instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during reporting period  
(including trust assets)  reporting period reporting period  

(I) 
(2) (1) (2) (2) 
(3) (4) (5) 
Place "(X)" after each asset 
Amount Type (e.g., Value Value Type (e.g., Date Value Gain Identity exempt from prior disclosure 
Code 
div., rent, Code Method buy, sell, mm/dd/yy Code Code buyer/seller (A-H) int.) (J-P) Code redemption) (J-P) (A-H) (if private (Q-W) transaction)  Regions Bank Account  Int./Div. Start Savings Program Accounts  Int./Div.  Merrill Lynch Cash Money Account  Int./Div.  Black Rock Balanced Mutual Fund  Int./Div.  Judicial Justice Federal Credit Union  Int./Div.  TIAA-Cref Retirement Account  None  TIAA-CrefRetirement Account  None  
10.  
11.  
12.  
13.  
14.  
15.  
16.  
17. Income Gain Codes: =$1,000 less =$1,00 -$2,500 =$2,501 -$5.000 =$5.001 -$15.000 415.001 -$50.000  
(See Columns and D4) =$50.001 -$100.000 I00,00 -$1.000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5,000.000  112 =More than $5.000.000 Value Codes =$15.000 less =$15,001 -$50.000 =$50.001 -$100.000 =$100.001 -$250.000  
(Sec Columns and D3) =$250.001 -$500.000 =$500,001 -$1.000.000 =$1,000.001 -$5.000.000  1'2 =$5.000.001 -$25,000.000 =$25,000.00 -$50.000.000 =More than $50.000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value  V=Othcr =Estimated  

07/11/2013 
Higginson, Stephen

VIII. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EXPLANATIONS. (lndic ate part ofreport.) 
Section VII: 201 Nomination report shows two stocks, Computer Associates stock and Fidelity Contrafund. These were actually sold outside this reporting 
period, they are not included this annual report. 

07/J 1/2013 
IX. CERTIFICATION. certify that all information given above (including information pertaining spouse and minor dependent children, any) accurate, true, and complete the best knowledge and belief, and that any information not reported was withheld because met applicable statutory provisions permitting non-disclosure. further certify that earned income from outside employment and honoraria and the acceptance gifts which have been reported are compliance with the provisions U.S.C. app.  501 et. seq., U.S.C.  7353, and Judicial Conference regulations. 

Signature: Stephen Higginson 
NOTE: ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO KNOWINGLY AND WILLFULLY FALSIFIES FAILS FILE THIS REPORT MAY SUBJECT CIVIL AND CRIMINAL SANCTIONS U.S.C. app.  104) 

Committee Financial Disclosure Administrative Office the United States Courts Suite 2-301 One Columbus Circle, N.E. Washington, D.C. 20544



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