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.
January 1, 2018
New Year's
Tuesday January 2, 2018 New Year's Holiday
January 15, 2018
Martin Luther King’s Day
February 13, 2018
Mardi Gras
February 19, 2018
President's Day
March 30, 2018
Good Friday
May 28, 2018
Memorial Day
Wednesday July 4, 2018
Independence Day
September 3, 2018
Labor Day
November 1, 2018
All Saints Day
November 6, 2018
Election Day
Monday November 12, 2018 Veterans' Day Observed
November 22, 2018
Friday November 23, 2018 Thanksgiving Holiday
Monday December 24, 2018 Christmas Eve
Tuesday December 25, 2018
Monday December 31, 2018 New Year's Eve