Judge Shonda D. Stone

Shreveport, Louisiana (2016)
Third District, Section 1, Division A


  • Appellate Judge, Second Circuit Court of Appeal, Shreveport, Louisiana, Elected March 5, 2016
  • Judicial Budgetary Control Board Member, appointed by Louisiana Supreme Court, 2015
  • Louisiana Judicial College Board of Governors, appointed by Louisiana Supreme Court, 2011
  • Juvenile Court Judge, Election Section 1C, Parish of Caddo, Elected October 4, 2008
  • Attorney at Law, Private Practice, Shreveport, Louisiana 1993 – 2008
  • Contract Attorney, Legal Services of Northwest Louisiana
  • Adjunct Professor, American Humanics (Non-profit Law) Louisiana State University
  • Professor, Criminal Justice, Grambling State University
  • Director, Student Judicial Affairs, Grambling State University
  • Notary Instructor, Caddo Parish School Board
  • Staff Attorney, Advocacy Center for the Elderly and Disabled


  • New York University School of Law, Appellate Judge’s Program, 2017
  • Southern University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana: Juris Doctorate, 1988
  • Southern University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana: Bachelor of Science, Accounting, 1984
  • Redemptorist Senior High School, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1981


  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Louisiana Judicial Council – NBA
  • Jesse N. Stone, Jr. Legal Society
  • Shreveport Bar Association
  • National Bar Association, Judicial Council
  • National Association of Women Judges
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated
  • Avenue Baptist Church
  • Avenue Baptist Community Services Agency
  • Caddo Community Action Agency
  • Judge of the Year Award, Louisiana, CASA, 2012