ELECTION RESULTS: Courtney wins seat on Caddo Juvenile Court bench

Published: Sep. 23, 2023 at 6:28 AM CDT|Updated: Oct. 16, 2023 at 9:09 AM CDT
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CADDO PARISH, La. (KSLA) - On Oct. 14, votes were cast in the election for a Caddo Parish juvenile court judge.

Claiming 52% of the votes cast, Justin Courtney won the Election Section 3A seat on the Caddo Juvenile Court bench, according to complete but unofficial results of voting Saturday (Oct. 14).

Courtney was one of two candidates running for the position.

[Click here for election results]


  • Justin Courtney (R)
    • A lifelong resident of Caddo Parish
    • Graduated Northwestern with a bachelor’s in accounting and Southern University Law Center, JD.
    • Admitted to Louisiana bar in 2004.
    • Counsel for the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) from 2020-2023
    • Represented juveniles in delinquency cases and Families in Need Services
    • Served as litigation director for Legal Services of North Louisiana
  • Heidi Martin (R)
    • Went to LSU Law and is an attorney in Shreveport-Bossier.
    • Handled over 700 cases in juvenile court
    • Routinely provides free legal services for child victims of abuse and neglect through her work with the Shreveport BAR’s Pro Bono Project.

Keep up to date on the results here >>> ELECTION RESULTS