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
–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
email@example.com or call chairperson James W. Scarborough at 318/332-0721 or treasurer T. Davina McClain at 318/521-5093.