JUDGES

Chief Judge Vanessa G. Whipple
1st District, Division D
P.O. Box 2667, Houma, LA 70361
(985) 876-4034

Secretary: Judy Ellender
Law Clerks: Dana Butler (AGC), Julie Domangue & Lyla DeBlieux

Judge John Michael Guidry
2nd District, Subdist. 2, Division D
P.O. Box 4408 Baton Rouge, LA 70821
(225) 382-3080

Judicial Secretary: N/A
Law Clerks: Kacy Thomas & Jill Nasello Graves

Judge Walter Lanier, III
1st District, Division A
P.O. Box 7035, Houma, LA 70361
(985) 872-3522

Secretary: Sherrill Rodrigue
Law Clerks: Kristi Maiorana, Marite Zietz

Judge Michael J. McDonald
2nd District, Subdist. 1, Division
P.O. Box 4408, Baton Rouge, LA 70821
(225) 382-3050 

Secretary: Ellen Blackledge
Law Clerks: Madalyn Moore & Connie Young

Judge Page McClendon
3rd District, Division B
P.O. Box 4408, Baton Rouge, LA 70821
(985) 845-2221

Secretary: Debbie Vicknair
Law Clerks: Kim Kammler & Steven Slayton

Judge Jewel "Duke" Welch
2nd District, Subdist. 1, Division C
P.O. Box 4408, Baton Rouge, LA 70821
(225) 382-3060 

Secretary: Geraldine Simon
Law Clerks: Charlotte Andrews & Hilary LeBlanc






 

Judge Toni M. Higginbotham 
2nd District, Subdist. 1, District A
P.O. Box 4408, Baton Rouge, LA 70821
(225) 382-3040

Secretary: Stacie Minor 
Law Clerks: Theresa Sandifer & Ginny Crigler

Judge William J. Crain

3rd District, Division D
P.O. Box 4408, Baton Rouge, LA 70821
(985) 845-1121

Secretary: Jonell Badon
Law Clerks: Melissa Brown & Leland Gallaspy 

Judge Mitchell Theriot
1st District, Division B
P.O. Box 4408, Baton Rouge, LA 70821
(985) 537-2285

Secretary: Billie Duplantis
Law Clerks: Damon Stentz & William Dunkelman

Judge Guy Holdridge
1st District, Elec. Sec. 1, Division C
P.O. Box 4408, Baton Rouge, LA 70821
(225) 644-8815

Secretary: Melody Christy
Law Clerk: Chaylon Brignac & Karen Merrifield

Judge Wayne Ray Chutz
3rd District, Division A
P.O. Box 4408, Baton Rouge, LA 70821
(225) 686-2558

Secretary: Judy Morgan
Law Clerk: Lisa Ketty & Jan LeBlanc

Judge Allison Penzato
3rd District, Division C
P.O. Box 4408, Baton Rouge, LA 70821
(985) 845-1317

Secretary: Vicki Olson
Law Clerk: Dawn Mire & Heather Pierce-Smiroldo






Louisiana Court of AppealFirst Circuit

1600 North Third St.
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
P.O. Box 4408
Baton Rouge, LA 70821
(225) 382-3000
Fax: (225) 382-3010

For information on a particular case: (225) 382-3000

CLERK OF COURT
Rodd Naquin
(225) 382-3000
Fax: (225) 382-3010