Hon. Douglas J. Saloom selected Chief Judge
Judges of the City Court of Lafayette have selected the Honorable Douglas J. Saloom as the chief judge.
It is with pleasure that I announce that the judges of the City Court of Lafayette have selected the Honorable Douglas J. Saloom as the chief judge in accordance with La. R.S. 13:1878. The selection is effective November 1, 2018.
It has been my honor and privilege to have served in the capacity of chief judge since January of 1995. I will be leaving the court at the end of my term in 2020, and wish to ensure a smooth transition. I am certain that the court will be well served by Judge Saloom, and I appreciate his willingness to accept this role.
I thank the staff of the court and the Marshal's entire office for their hard work and cooperation during these past years.