Term Ends: 2020
Judge William J. Knight is the District Judge for Division “J” of the Twenty – Second Judicial District Court of the State of Louisiana.
Judge Knight was elected to a new division of the Court in 2002. He is a graduate of Northeast Louisiana University (B.A.) and Louisiana State University (Juris Doctor). He has completed his coursework for a Master of Judicial Studies at the University of Nevada-Reno. In addition to his years in private practice, he also served as an Assistant District Attorney. While serving several community and professional organizations in leadership capacities, he is a published legal author and guest speaker for seminars. Judge Knight presides over and has been instrumental in the formation of Re-Entry Court.