City Courts

Shreveport City Court



PRESS RELEASE FROM THE SHREVEPORT CITY COURT JUDGES

SHREVEPORT CITY COURT UPDATE
EMERGENCY ORDER

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 Coronavirus Health Emergency and Proclamation Number JBE 2020-30 signed on March 16th 2020, Shreveport City Court is hereby CLOSED and is currently not scheduled to reopen until Monday, April 14, 2020. All court appearances scheduled on April 14, 2020 will go forward unless this EMERGENCY ORDER issued on March 18, 2020 is extended. 

Issued this 18th day of March, 2020.

Pammela S. Lattier
Judge, Shreveport City Court

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The Shreveport City Court consists of four elected judges and their support staff. The court comprises several divisions which provide the necessary support to the judges, the legal community, and the citizens of Shreveport in Ward 4. Shreveport City Court has jurisdiction over all violations of city ordinances and concurrent jurisdiction over state misdemeanor cases. The court also has jurisdiction over civil matters, evictions, and matters involving peace bonds.

Shreveport City Court Judges


  • Division A - Judge R. Lee Irvin
  • Division B - Judge Brian H. Barber, Sr.
  • Division C - Judge Pammela Lattier
  • Division D - Judge Sheva M. Sims

Guide To Practice


In order to assist litigants and attorneys using the Shreveport City Court, the court has created a Guide to Practice. This document is not meant to be a definitive statement of the law nor may it be cited to the court as support for any position. This document is merely a tool to be utilized to assist litigants and attorneys in access to the court. Legal citations are provided to assist litigants and attorneys in their quest to determine applicable law and procedure.


Holidays Observed


The following dates have been designated legal holidays and all court offices will be closed thereon.
Wednesday January 1, 2020
New Year's
Monday
January 20, 2020
Martin Luther King’s Day
Monday
February 17, 2020
President's Day
Tuesday February 25, 2020 Mardi Gras
Friday
April 10, 2020
Good Friday
Monday
May 25, 2020
Memorial Day
Friday July 3, 2020
Independence Day
Monday
September 7, 2020
Labor Day
Tuesday
November 3, 2020
Election Day
Wednesday November 11, 2020 Veterans' Day
Thursday
November 26, 2020
Thanksgiving
Friday November 27, 2020 Thanksgiving Holiday
Thursday December 24, 2020 Christmas Eve
Friday December 25, 2020
Christmas
Thursday December 31, 2020 New Year's Eve