Born Ville Platte, Louisiana, December 26, 1982; admitted to Louisiana State Bar 2009; admitted to practice before the Louisiana Supreme Court.  Preparatory education: Louisiana State University (B.A. 2005, Mass Communications—Journalism); legal education, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University (Juris Doctor 2009; G.D.C.L. 2009).  Law Clerk for the Honorable John D. Saunders, Louisiana Third Circuit Court of Appeal, 2009-2010.  Currently serving as City Judge for the City of Ville Platte or Ward 1 court.  Member: Evangeline Parish Bar Association, Louisiana State Bar Association, American Bar Association.