Term Ends: 2026
Jay B. McCallum (Republican Party) is a judge for the 4th District of the Louisiana Supreme Court. He assumed office on January 1, 2021. His current term ends on December 31, 2026.
McCallum (Republican Party) won election for the 4th District judge of the Louisiana Supreme Court outright in the primary election on November 3, 2020, after the general election was canceled.
McCallum filled the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Harmon Drew. McCallum was the chief judge of the 3rd Judicial District in Louisiana (Union and Lincoln Parishes). He served this district from January 1, 2003, until his election to the court of appeal.
McCallum earned his J.D. from the Louisiana State University School of Law in 1985. McCallum has worked as an assistant district attorney for the 3rd Judicial District and as a senior partner of the law firm of Rabun, McCallum & Dozier. He was a Louisiana Representative for District 12 from 1992 until he joined the district court in 2003.