Judiciary Committee
Judiciary Committee Jurisdiction
To this committee shall be referred, in accordance with the rules, all legislative instruments, messages, petitions, memorials and other matters relating to the following subjects: All matters relating to the Supreme Court, Courts of Appeal, District Courts, Family Courts, and Juvenile Courts, matters of the jurisdiction of said courts, matters relating to judges generally, including compensation, expenses, personnel, facilities and the like, except as pertains to retirement; All matters relating to Municipal and Parish Courts, Mayor's Courts and Justice of the Peace Courts; All matters relating to the Attorney General, District Attorneys and prosecutors in general, including compensation, expenses, personnel, facilities and the like; Law enforcement generally, including matters relating to the Department of Public Safety; Sheriffs generally except matters affecting the sheriffs as ex officio tax collectors; Clerks of court and records of the Courts; National guard, Code of Military Justice and the Adjutant General; Civil defense and disaster protection; State and local government boundary lines; Holidays and celebrations; Regulations and sale of intoxicating liquors; Miscellaneous matters not covered by other standing committees.

Jackson, Katrina R.                    Chairman                    Dist.  16          D
Johnson, Mike                    Vice Chair                    Dist.  8          R
Bagneris, John H.                    Member                    Dist.  100          D
Brown, Chad                    Member                    Dist.  60          D
Carter, Robby                    Member                    Dist.  72          D
Carter, Gary                    Member                    Dist.  102          D
Coussan, Jean-Paul                    Member                    Dist.  45          R
Gaines, Randal L.                    Member                    Dist.  57          D
Harris, Jimmy                    Member                    Dist.  99          D
Hazel, Lowell C. "Chris"                    Member                    Dist.  27          R
Hodges, Valarie                    Member                    Dist.  64          R
Johnson, Robert A.                    Member                    Dist.  28          D
Leopold, Christopher J.                    Member                    Dist.  105          R
Magee, Tanner                    Member                    Dist.  53          R
Morris, John C. "Jay"                    Member                    Dist.  14          R
Shadoin, Robert E.                    Member                    Dist.  12          R
Zeringue, Jerome                    Member                    Dist.  52          R
Barras, Taylor F.                    Ex Officio                    Dist.  48          R
Leger, Walt III                    Ex Officio                    Dist.  91          D


Landry, Lisha               Attorney           (225) 342-2458              
Merritt, Diane               Secretary           (225) 342-6129              


Bagneris, John H.                 5555 Bullard Avenue Suite 101 New Orleans, LA 70128                 (504)243-7783                
Barras, Taylor F.                 800 S. Lewis Street Suite 206, 2nd Floor New Iberia, LA 70560                 (337)373-4051                
Brown, Chad                 57835 Plaquemine Street Plaquemine, LA 70764                 (225)687-2410                
Carter, Gary                 3520 General DeGaulle Suite 3071 New Orleans, LA 70114                 (504)361-6600                
Carter, Robby                 225 NW Central Avenue Amite, LA 70422                 (985)748-2245                
Coussan, Jean-Paul                 P.O. Box 52001 Lafayette, LA 70505                 (337)262-2400                
Gaines, Randal L.                 301 W. Airline Hwy Suite 210 LaPlace, LA 70068                 (985)652-1228                
Harris, Jimmy                 7240 Crowder Blvd. Suite 406 New Orleans, LA 70126                 (504)243-1960                
Hazel, Lowell C. "Chris"                 1013 Main Street Pineville, LA 71360                 (318)767-6082                
Hodges, Valarie                 35055 La. Hwy. 16 Suite 2A Denham Springs, LA 70706                 (225)791-2199                
Jackson, Katrina R.                 1051 Kansas Lane Monroe, LA 71203                 (318)362-5123                
Johnson, Mike                 2250 Hospital Dr. Suite 248 Bossier City, LA 71111                 (318)741-2790                
Johnson, Robert A.                 P.O. Box 467 Marksville, LA 71351                 (318)253-8891                
Leger, Walt III                 935 Gravier St. Suite 2150 New Orleans, LA 70112                 (504)556-9970                
Leopold, Christopher J.                 1500 Woodland Hwy. Suite A Belle Chasse, LA 70037                 (504)393-5649                
Magee, Tanner                 7833 Main St. Houma, LA 70360                 (985)858-2970                
Morris, John C. "Jay"                 2309 Oliver Road Rm 1 & 2 Monroe, LA 71201                 (318)362-4270                
Shadoin, Robert E.                 207 W. Mississippi Suite 300 Ruston, LA 71270                 (318)251-5039                
Zeringue, Jerome                 423 Goode St. Houma, LA 70360                 (985)876-8823                

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