General Jurisdiction Court - Civil or Criminal

The judges of Divisions A through J have jurisdiction over all matters.  Civil and criminal cases are randomly assigned to the judges of these divisions with the exception of most family court matters and any matter involving a juvenile.  The court calendar on this website will indicate the type of matter to be considered each particular day by each judge and where the judge will be located (St. Tammany or Washington Parish). The judges are profiled on this website and information concerning each judge's physical location as well as contact information is included.  Please note that specific case information can only be accessed through the Clerk of Court's website.  Docket information for any particular day is currently unavailable on-line.




Division "A" - Judge Childress

Franklinton - (985) 839-7845

Covington - (985) 809-5305


Division "B" - Judge Hand

Covington - (985) 809-5310


Division "C" - Judge Swartz

Covington - (985) 809-5315


Division "D" - Judge Garcia

Covington - (985) 809-5324


Division "E" - Judge Burris

Franklinton - (985) 839-7840

Covington - (985) 809-5325


Division "F" - Judge Coady

Covington - (985) 809-5330


Division "G" - Judge Gardner

Covington - (985) 809-5335


Division "H" - Currently Vacant

Covington -


Division "I" - Judge Badeaux

Covington - (985) 809-5345


Division "J" - Judge Knight

Covington - (985) 809-5350



St. Tammany Parish

Justice Center

22nd Judicial District Court

701 N Columbia Street

Covington, LA 70433

(985) 809-5300

Washington Parish Courthouse

22nd Judicial District Court

909 Pearl Street

Franklinton, LA 70438

(985) 809-5300

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