Jennifer W. Segner

Director, Central Legal Staff


For the past six years, Jennifer has served as the Assistant Central Staff Director at the Second Circuit Court of Appeal for the State of Louisiana.  Previously to her time on Central Staff, she served at the Second Circuit as Judicial Research Attorney to the Honorable J. Jay Caraway.  Jennifer has also served as Judicial Research Attorney to the Honorable Carl E. Stewart (now U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit), the Honorable Fred Sexton (deceased), the Honorable Robert Kostelka, (retired), the Honorable Lemmie O. Hightower (retired), and the Honorable E. Joseph Bleich, Pro Tempore.  When not working for the Second Circuit, Jennifer also engaged in the private practice of law and served as an Assistant Parish Attorney for Terrebonne Parish.


  • Louisiana State University Law School:  Juris Doctor, 1986
  • Centenary College: Master of Business Administration, 1990
  • Nicholls State University: Bachelor of Arts, 1982
  • Thibodaux High School: Class of 1978


  • Member of the Louisiana Bar Association
  • Member of the Shreveport Bar Association
  • Springs of Grace Baptist Church (Member and Sunday School teacher)