Shreveport City Court
PRESS RELEASE FROM THE SHREVEPORT CITY COURT JUDGES
SHREVEPORT CITY COURT UPDATE
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
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.
The following dates have been designated legal holidays and all court offices will be closed thereon.
|Wednesday||January 1, 2020
||January 20, 2020
||Martin Luther King’s Day
||February 17, 2020
|Tuesday||February 25, 2020||Mardi Gras|
||April 10, 2020
||May 25, 2020
|Friday||July 3, 2020
||September 7, 2020
||November 3, 2020
|Wednesday||November 11, 2020||Veterans' Day|
||November 26, 2020
|Friday||November 27, 2020||Thanksgiving Holiday|
|Thursday||December 24, 2020||Christmas Eve|
|Friday||December 25, 2020
|Thursday||December 31, 2020||New Year's Eve|