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Judge Alvin Batiste, Jr.

Judge Alvin Batiste, Jr. is a resident of Plaquemine, LA; born in New Orleans, LA and raised in Baton Rouge, LA. He is the father of six children.  Judge Batiste Graduated with a B.S. Degree in Economics from Southern University in August, 1976 and received his Juris Doctorate from Southern University Law Center in May, 1981. He was admitted to the Louisiana State Bar in October 1981. 

Judge Batiste employment history ranged from the following:

Judge Advocates General of the US Navy (1982-1985)

Assistant Public Defender for East Baton Rouge Parish (1985-1988)

Assistant Attorney General (Environmental Section 1988-1993)

Assistant Public Defender for the 18th Judicial District Court (1995-1997)

Arbitrator for the Southeastern Panel of the US Postal Service (1996-1997)

Maintaining a Law Practice with his late wife, Yolanda J. Batiste until 1997

Judge Batiste has been a District Judge for the 18th JDC since January 2003

He is a Member of the following:

Board of Directors of the Louisiana Judicial College

Louisiana Judicial College/National Bar Association

District Judge’s Association