Term Ends: 2026
Judge Shannon Gremillion grew up in the birthplace of rock n roll, Ferriday, Louisiana. He received a BBA in finance from the University of Louisiana, Monroe in 1991. He graduated Magna Cum Laude and was named that year’s Most Distinguished Graduate.
He obtained a Juris Doctorate from LSU Law School in 1995. He practiced law as a civil litigator prior to becoming a judge. He was a partner in a Lafayette law firm, and later, he was a partner in an Alexandria law firm. He represented his clients in every court and judicial district within the bounds of the Third Circuit, and indeed, throughout the state of Louisiana.
In 2008 Judge Gremillion became a member of this court. He was elected to replace his father, Judge Glenn B. Gremillion. He is one of three judges who are elected from the northern-most 8 parishes of the Third Circuit which include both the parish where he was reared, Concordia, and the parish where he makes his home, Rapides.
Judge Gremillion leaves in Alexandria. He is a member and past president of the Exchange Club of Alexandria, he is a leader in his local Rotary Club, and he is a deacon at Calvary Baptist Church. He speaks regularly to civic, professional, and faith-based groups, and teaches continuing legal education on topics including ethics and recent developments in state law.
He married his wife, Kimberly, in Bossier City in 1994. Kimberly is a biotech professional. They live in Alexandria and have two children. Christian is a student in the honors program at Louisiana Tech where he is a member of PIKE Fraternity, and Anne Marlowe is a student-athlete at Alexandria Senior High where she a leader in student government.