Term Ends: 2020
Keva Landrum-Johnson is a judge for the Orleans Parish Criminal Court, Section E, in Louisiana. She was elected to this position on October 4, 2008, without opposition. She finished the term of retired Judge Calvin Johnson before beginning her full six-year term the following January. She was re-elected in 2014 for a term beginning on January 1, 2015, and expiring on December 31, 2020.
Landrum-Johnson received her undergraduate degree in political science from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri and her J.D. from the Tulane University Law School in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Landrum-Johnson worked in the New Orleans District Attorney’s office for ten years prior to her judicial election in 2008. She served there as an assistant district attorney, a homicide and sex crimes screener, the chief of screening, and as an interim first assistant district attorney. In November of 2007, Landrum-Johnson became the first female district attorney in Louisiana, taking charge of the New Orleans office.