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Judge Thomas R. Duplantier, Division I

Judge Thomas DuplantierPERSONAL DATA
Lafayette resident. Son of Sally and Judge Adrian G. Duplantier. Married to the former Susan Rabalais. Three children, Marcel, Caroline and Jacques.

PROFESSION
District Court Judge, 15th Judicial District Court, October 1992. Parishes of Lafayette, Acadia and Vermilion.
Lafayette Parish Juvenile Drug Court Judge
Chief Judge, 15th Judicial District, 1998-2000

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND
Juris Doctor, Loyola University Law School,1980
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, University of Southwestern Louisiana, 1977 St. Paul High School, Covington, Louisiana, 1973

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
Member, Executive Board, Judges Association for the Third Circuit of Louisiana Past President, Judges Association for the Third Circuit of Louisiana
American Judicature Society
American Judges Association
National Juvenile Judges Association
Member, National Drug Court Professionals
Member, Board of Directors, Louisiana Association of Drug Court Professionals, 2002 - Present
Louisiana Council of Juvenile & Family Court Judges
Louisiana Bar Association
Fellow, Louisiana State Bar Foundation
Past Chairman, State Bench-Bar Liaison Committee
Past Member - Acadiana Chapter, American Inns of Court
Past President, Lafayette Parish Bar Association, 1990-1991
Past Member, Board of Directors, Lafayette Parish Bar Association, 1988-1991
Past Member, House of Delegates, Louisiana State Bar Association

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
Past Member, Rotary Club, Lafayette South
Past Member, Board of Directors and President, Lafayette Assoc. for Retarded Citizens, 1984-1988
Founding Committee Member, Lafayette YMCA
Past Member, Board of Directors, Lafayette YMCA
Past Member, Board of Directors, Lafayette Chapter, Gulf Coast Conservation Association
Youth Coach, T-Ball, Soccer, Basketball

P.O. Box 3612
Lafayette, La. 70502
Office: (337) 269-5722
Fax: (337) 269-5745
Secretary: Ashley Alis: aealis@15thjdc.org
Law Clerk: Sy Savoy: duplantierlawclerk@icloud.com
Court Reporter:  Maria West

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