Retired judge's daughter to seek 3rd Circuit posts
LAFAYETTE -- Jeanne Laborde, daughter of a former member of the court, is a candidate for the late Judge Michael Sullivan’s seat on the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeal, District 5a.
Laborde, an attorney since 1997, is the daughter of retired 3rd Circuit Judge P.J. Laborde.
The largest of five intermediate appellate courts in Louisiana, the 3rd Circuit consists of 21 parishes in Southwest and Central Louisiana.
There are 12 judges, including a Chief Judge, sitting on the Third Circuit. They are each elected from a voting district in the Court’s territory. The election will be in October.
Married for 23 years, Laborde and her husband Ronald Eversberg are the parents of 3 children and have 2 grandchildren.