East Baton Rouge Parish Civil Courts & First Court of Appeals & U.S District Courts for the Middle District of Louisiana

Civil Courts in Baton Rouge — East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

in which a Personal Injury Lawyer would file a lawsuit

 

If your claim is worth at least $3000, then you may file in the District Court, which has unlimited civil jurisdiction:

East Baton Rouge; 19th Judicial District Court Courthouse
300 North Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
(225) 295-4725

East Baton Rouge; 19th Judicial District Court
East Baton Rouge Courthouse
222 St. Louis Street, PO Box 1991
Baton Rouge, LA 70801
(225) 389-3950

 

 

 


 


The following court also handles civil claims up to $35,000:

Baton Rouge City Court
233 St Louis Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
(225) 389-5279


To appeal your case, you will file at this court:

STATE INTERMEDIATE APPELLATE COURT:

The Louisiana Courts of Civil Appeals

(First Circuit)

Parish Coverage:

Ascension, Assumption, East Baton Rouge, West Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, West Feliciana, Iberville, Lafourche, Livingston, Pointe Coupee, St. Helena,
St. Mary, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Terrebonne, and Washington

The Intermediate Appellate Court for Louisiana is located at:

1600 North Third Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
(225) 382-3000


If you want to appeal an appellate decision you will file a writ of certiorari here:

FINAL APPELLATE:

The Supreme Court of Louisiana

400 Royal Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 310-2300

Chief Justice Catherine D. Kimball

Associate Judge Greg G. Guidry

Associate Judge Jeffrey P. Victory

Associate Judge Jeannette Theriot Knoll

Associate Judge Marcus R. Clark

Associate Judge John L. Weimer

Associate Judge Bernette J. Johnson

 

 

 

 

 

Supreme Court of Louisiana Case Search


If there is diversity or a "federal question," then a personal injury lawsuit can be filed here:

United States District Court

The Middle District of Louisiana - Baton Rouge Division

Baton Rouge Division and Main office:
777 Florida Street, Suite 301
Baton Rouge, LA 70801
(225) 389-3634

CM/ECF Help Desk Number: (225) 389-3552

JUDGES:

Article III Judges:

Ralph E. Tyson
(225) 389-3634

James J. Brady
(225) 389-4030

Brian Anthony Jackson
(225) 389-3692

John Victor Parker
(225) 389-3568

Frank Joseph Polozola
(225) 389-3576

Magistrate Judges:

Stephen Riedlinger
(225) 389-3584

Christine Noland
(225) 389-3592

Docia L. Dalby
(225) 389-3602

Map of USDC Middle District of Louisiana - Baton Rouge Division

 

The Baton Rouge Division covers the following Louisiana parishes.

Ascension, East Baton Rouge, West Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, West Feliciana, Iberville, Livingston, Pointe Coupee, and St. Helena


If you wished to appeal from one of the trial courts in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana - Baton Rouge Division, you would appeal to the Fifth Circuit United States Court of Appeals located in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

600 South Maestri Place
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130-3408
(504) 310-7700

The Judges in the Fifth Circuit are:

Edith H. Jones, Chief Judge
515 Rusk Avenue, Room 12505, Houston, TX 77002-2655
(713) 250-5484

Carolyn Dineen King
515 Rusk Avenue, Room 11020, Houston, TX 77002-2694
(713) 250-5750

E. Grady Jolly
245 E. Capitol Street, Room 202, Jackson, MS 39201-2414
(601) 965-4165

W. Eugene Davis
800 Lafayette St., Suite 5100, Lafayette, LA 70501-6883
(337) 593-5280

Jerry E. Smith
515 Rusk Avenue, Room 12621, Houston, TX 77002-2698
(713) 250-5101

Emilio M. Garza
8200 I-10 West, Suite 501, San Antonio, TX 78230-3878
(210) 525-2950

Fortunato P. Benavides
903 San Jacinto Blvd., Room 450, Austin, TX 78701-2450
(512) 916-5796

Carl E. Stewart
300 Fannin Street, Suite 2299, Shreveport, LA 71101-3074
(318) 676-3765

James L. Dennis
600 Camp Street, Room 219, New Orleans, LA 70130-3425
(504) 310-8000

Edith Brown Clement
600 Camp Street, Room 200, New Orleans, LA 70130-3425
(504) 310-8068

Edward C. Prado
755 E. Mulberry Ave., Suite 350, San Antonio, TX 78212-3186
(210) 472-4060

Priscilla R. Owen
903 San Jacinto Boulevard, Room 434, Austin, TX 78701-2450
(512) 916-5167

Jennifer Walker Elrod
515 Rusk Avenue, Room 12014, Houston, TX 77002-2603
(713) 250-7590

Leslie H. Southwick
245 E. Capitol Street, Room 222, Jackson, MS 39201
(601) 965-4017

Catharina Haynes
1100 Commerce Street, Room 1264, Dallas, TX 75242
(214) 753-2750

Senior Judges:

Thomas M. Reavley
515 Rusk Avenue, Room 11009, Houston, TX 77002-2605
(713) 250-5185

Will Garwood
903 San Jacinto Blvd., Room 300, Austin, TX 78701-2450
(512) 916-5113

Patrick E. Higginbotham
903 San Jacinto Blvd., Room 400, Austin, TX 78701-2450
(512) 916-5723

Jacques L. Wiener, Jr.
600 Camp Street, Room 244, New Orleans, LA 70130-3425
(504) 310-8098

Rhesa H. Barksdale
245 E. Capitol St., Room 200, Jackson, MS 39201-2414
(601) 965-5840

Harold R. DeMoss, Jr.
515 Rusk Avenue, Room 12015, Houston, TX 77002-2605
(713) 250-5462

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Opinions of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

States that make up the 5th Circuit are Texas, Louisiana, and Mississippi.


If you wished to appeal from the 5th Circuit, you would file a Writ of Certiorari with:

The United States Supreme Court
Washington, D.C.

Contact information for the Supreme Court of the United States and its Justices:

Clerk's Office: (202) 479-3011
Public Information Office: (202) 479-3211
General Inquiry: (202) 479-3000

Supreme Court of the United States
1 First Street NE
Washington, DC 20543

 

The chambers of the Supreme Court Justices are located mainly on the second floor of the Supreme Court building, with the exception of Justice Ginsburg's third floor chambers. Their individual chambers are not available to the public, and no direct phone line to a Justice exists for the public. The Justices may be contacted only via traditional mail. The nine Justices and the preferred way to address a letter are listed below.

Chief Justice John G. Roberts

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable John G. Roberts
Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court

Justice Antonin Scalia

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable Antonin Scalia
Associate Justice

Justice Anthony M. Kennedy

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable Anthony M. Kennedy
Associate Justice

Justice Clarence Thomas

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable Clarence Thomas
Associate Justice

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Associate Justice

Justice Stephen G. Breyer

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable Stephen G. Breyer
Associate Justice

Justice Samuel Anthony Alito

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable Samuel Anthony Alito
Associate Justice

Justice Sonia Sotomayor

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable Sonia Sotomayor
Associate Justice

Justice Elena Kagan

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable Elena Kagan
Associate Justice

 

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