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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.

Holidays Observed

The following dates have been designated legal holidays and all court offices will be closed thereon.

Friday January 1, 2016
New Year's
January 18, 2016
Martin Luther King’s Day
Tuesday February 9, 2016
Mardi Gras
February 15, 2016
Presidents Day
March 25, 2016 Good Friday
May 30, 2016
Memorial Day
July 4, 2016
Independence Day
September 5, 2016
Labor Day
November 1, 2016
All Saints Day
November 8, 2016
Election Day
November 11, 2016
Veterans' Day 
November 24, 2016
Friday November 25, 2016
Thanksgiving Holiday
December 26, 2016
Christmas Holiday 

City Courts

City of Shreveport, Louisiana