Natchitoches resident  Carmella Parker in the running for  City judge | Around The Town


by staff reporter Nora Drenner

It’s official! Carmella Parker qualified today, Wednesday,  July 22, at the  Natchitoches Parish Clerk of Court’s Office to run for Natchitoches City Judge, Ward 1. The election takes place Nov. 3.

A meet and greet to get to know Ms. Parker is being held tonight, July 22,  from 7 to 8 p.m.  at City Park  located at the intersection of 2nd and Amulet streets.  Hosting the event to celebrate  the start of her  bid  for city judge is the Committee to Elect Carmella Parker for City Judge.

Light refreshments are being served, and attendees  are asked to wear a mask as well as practice social distancing.

Here is a quick biography of Ms. Parker:

–Graduate of Leesville High School -in the top 10 in her class-)

–Graduate of Northwestern State University’s Scholars’ College

–Juris Doctor earned from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law

–MBA earned from University of New Orleans

–Daughter of a Vietnam Veteran

–Mother of two

–Member of Delta Sigma Theta

–Member of the Bar for over 17 years

–Former Assistant Attorney General for Louisiana

–Field Counsel for a Fortune 100 company

–Contract Attorney

–Associate Professor (NSU) and Coordinator of Outreach and Special Projects

–Teaches courses in Cyber Law and Business Law

 Those wishing  to contact  the  Committee to Elect Carmella Parker for City Judge can email   or call chairperson James W. Scarborough  at 318/332-0721 or  treasurer T. Davina McClain at  318/521-5093.

Categories: Government

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