Darrell R. Avery, candidate for Second Judicial District Judge (Division A), has earned a top marks in legal ability and ethical standards as voted on by his peers. This is the 22nd consecutive year that Avery has been recognized for his abilities and ethics by Martindale Hubbell, the standard in attorney peer-to-peer ratings.
“Legal ability and ethics are qualities that every judge must have. Those in the legal community know that I will bring those to the bench as judge,” Avery said. “The people of Claiborne, Jackson and Bienville parishes deserve a judge with experience, knowledge of the law, and the backbone to do what’s right. That’s the judge I’ll be.”
Avery has practiced law for more than 38 consecutive years as a prosecutor, defense attorney and civil litigator. He has practiced extensively in Claiborne, Jackson and Bienville parishes, giving him a well-rounded understanding of the district that he hopes to serve as judge.