The Judges

Division A

Chief Judge Vernon B. Clark

Born in 1951, Judge Clark graduated from Loyola Law School in 1976 and later obtained his own private law practice in Leesville, Louisiana for twenty-one years, including five years as an Assistant District Attorney for Vernon Parish, Louisiana.

Judge Clark is a member of the Louisiana District Judges Association, Third Circuit Judges Association, Louisiana Bar Association, and the Thirtieth Judicial District Bar Association.

Division B

Judge C. Anthony Eaves

Born in 1975, Judge Eaves graduated from Pitkin High School in 1994 and went on to receive a B.A. from McNeese in 1998, a J.D. from LSU Law in 2001, and a M.Div. from SWBTS in 2007.

Before being elected judge in 2014, Judge Eaves had a private practice in Leesville and served as an Assistant District Attorney.

Judge Eaves is a member of East Leesville Baptist Church, Louisiana District Judges' Association, Third Circuit Judges' Association, Louisiana Bar Association, 30th JDC Bar Association, and Vernon Cattlemen's Association.

Division C

Judge Scott Westerchil

Born in 1963, Judge Westerchil graduated from Southern University Law Center in 1989 and later began a private practice in Leesville, Louisiana in 1990. His private practice included general civil law, criminal defense and five years with the Vernon Parish District Attorney's Office.  

Judge Westerchil is a member of the Louisiana Bar Association and the 30th Judicial District Court Bar Association.

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