Lloyd J. Medley Jr. was elected Judge of Division “D” at Orleans Parish Civil District Court in 1996. From 2008 to 2010 his colleagues selected him to be Chief Judge. Through good fiscal management, while Chief Judge, Orleans Parish Civil District Court ran in the black for the first time since Hurricane Katrina
Judge Medley is a 1967 graduate of St. Augustine High School who went on to the University of New Orleans to earn both a Bachelor’s Degree in English and Social Studies and a Master’s Degree in Special Education. In 1980 he received a Juris Doctorate from the Southern University School of Law.
Prior to his election to the CDC bench, Judge Medley was an Assistant City Attorney for ten years at New Orleans Traffic Court. He has also been an attorney in private practice and is a military veteran having served in the United States Naval Reserve. Judge Medley also served as a teacher in both the Orleans and Jefferson Parish public school systems.
Judge Medley is active in the community holding memberships in the Louisiana State Bar Association, the Louis A. Martinet Legal Society, and Phi Alpha Delta.
"It has been an honor to serve the citizens of New Orleans these past 18 years. I humbly ask for your support to continue in my position as your Civil District Court Judge."