Jay Caraway

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Jay Caraway
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Current Court Information:
Louisiana Second Circuit Court of Appeal
Title:   Judge
Position:   Division C, Second District
Salary:  $144,000
Service:
Active:   1996-present
Past position:   Private practice
Past term:   1981-1996
Personal History
Born:   June 24, 1953
Party:   Democratic
Undergraduate:   Louisiana Tech University, 1975
Law School:   Louisiana State University Law Center, 1980
Grad. School:   Louisiana Tech University, 1976



James Jay Caraway is a judge on the Louisiana Second Circuit Court of Appeals. He was elected to this position in 1996[1] and his current term expires on December 31, 2016.[2]

Education

Judge Caraway (b. June 24, 1953) is a graduate of Louisiana Tech University, with a B.S. in Finance (1975) and MBA (1976). Judge Caraway is a 1980 graduate with Honors, with a J.D. from Louisiana State University Law Center, and is a Member of Order of the Coif and LSU Law Center Hall of Fame. He is married to Sandra Harper Caraway, and they have three children. Judge Caraway is a member of the Second Circuit Judges’ Association, the Louisiana Judicial College, Board of Governors and the Louisiana State Bar Association’s Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Committee. He also is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, Shreveport Bar Association and Bossier Bar Association, as well as the Harry V. Booth American Inn of Court.[1]

Career

Judge Caraway practiced law for 15 years as a member and director of the private firm Blanchard, Walker, O'Quin & Roberts in Shreveport before being elected as Appellate Judge in 1996 to the Second Circuit Court of Appeal. Judge Caraway has served as Justice ad hoc of the Louisiana Supreme Court (April, 2001) and Louisiana Representative to the 1999 National Symposium on the Future of the Judicial Branch Education.[1]

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