City Courts

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.
Tuesday January 1, 2019
New Year's
January 21, 2019
Martin Luther King’s Day
February 18, 2019
President's Day
Tuesday March 5, 2019 Mardi Gras
April 19, 2019
Good Friday
May 27, 2019
Memorial Day
Thursday July 4, 2019
Independence Day
September 2, 2019
Labor Day
November 1, 2019
All Saints Day
Monday November 11, 2019 Veterans' Day
November 28, 2019
Friday November 29, 2019 Thanksgiving Holiday
Tuesday December 24, 2019 Christmas Eve
Wednesday December 25, 2019
Tuesday December 31, 2019 New Year's Eve