21st Judicial District Court

Judge Blair Edwards

Juvenile Court, Division I 

Division Contact Information

Livingston Parish: 

Phone:  225-686-1060

Fax:  225-686-0603

Tangipahoa Parish:

Phone:  985-748-9445

Fax:  985-748-6637

Secretary:  Trinell Dortch

 

Bio 

 

Judge Edwards has real life experience as a children’s advocate, an attorney, a mother, a wife and a community leader.

  • Married to Daniel Edwards
  • Five Children: Brandi, Danny, Zachary, Josh  and Allie
  • Former Executive Director of the Ginger Ford Habitat for Humanity
  • First United Methodist Church of Amite – Sunday School Teacher and Youth Counselor
  • Former Board member – Richard Murphy Hospice Foundation
  • Member – SLU FeLions
  • Former member and mentor of P.R.I.D.E., A mentoring program for SLU Ladies Basketball
  • Former Member and Chairman of the Board – Tangipahoa Parish United Way
  • Former Board of Directors – Southeast Louisiana Legal Services, OPTIONS, Hammond Chamber of Commerce
  • Former Youth Baseball and Basketball Coach

 Education

  • Nicholls State University – Bachelor of Science in Accounting 1989

  • Loyola University School of Law

  • University of Nevada-Judicial College 2009

  • Tangipahoa Parish School System – Westside Middle School

  • Member of the Louisiana Bar Association

  • Member of the American Bar Association

  • Member of the Louisiana Children and Family Court Judges Association

  • Member of the Louisiana District Judges Association 

Currently

  • 21st Judicial District Juvenile Judge

  • 21st Judicial District Juvenile Drug Court

  • 21st Judicial District Truancy Court

  • January 2010- Present Co-Chair Department of Education Liaison Committee for Louisiana Council Of Juvenile and Family Court Judges

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