Term Ends: 2020
Party: D

The Honorable Lee V. Faulkner, Jr., was born in New Orleans, Louisiana and is a lifelong resident of Jefferson Parish. He is a graduate of West Jefferson High School, Xavier University of Louisiana and the Southern University Law Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Following law school, Judge Faulkner entered private practice. His practice consisted of personal injury, criminal, domestic and civil litigation.  He also served as an Assistant Public Defender for the Jefferson Parish Public Defender’s Office.

Prior to being elected as Judge, he was appointed by the Louisiana Supreme Court to serve as Judge Pro Tempore for Second Parish Court for the Parish of Jefferson. He also served as a Traffic Hearing Officer for Second Parish Court.

He was elected as a District Judge, Division “P” in 2008, following the retirement of the Honorable Melvin C. Zeno.

He is a member of numerous social, judicial and legal organizations, including but not limited to the Louisiana State Bar Association, National Bar Association, American Judges Association, Board Member of the Louisiana Judicial College, New Judgeship Committee Chair, Judicial Council, Board Member of the Fourth and Fifth Circuit Judges Association, Past President of the Jefferson Bar Association, Past President of the Fifth Circuit Judges Association.  He is proud member of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated, Vice-Basileus of the Gamma Rho Chapter, New Orleans, Louisiana.  He also serves as the President of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Playground Booster Club and previously served as the Legal Advisor of the Old Harvey Canal Civic Association.

He and his wife, Toyane are the proud parents of three children, Brisyn, Cameryn and Dawsyn.