Term Ends: 2026
Toni M. Higginbotham is a judge on the Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeal for the Second District. She was elected in 2010 and her term expires on December 31, 2020.
She formerly served as a Family Court Judge for 14 years, where she served as Chief Judge, maintained a private law practice in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and served as counsel to the Louisiana Police Jury Association. She is the former president of the Louisiana Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges.
Higginbotham received her JD from Southern University Law Center in 1985 and her BA from Louisiana State University, Class of 1968.