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Associate Justice Jack Crozier Watson

Jack Crozier Watson
(b.1928 –  )

Prosecutor, City of Lake Charles, 1960

Assistant District Attorney, Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana, 1961-1964

Judge, Louisiana District Court for Parishes of Calcasieu and Cameron, 1964-1972

Judge, Ad Hoc, Louisiana 1st Circuit Court of Appeal, 1972-1973

Judge, Louisiana 3rd Circuit Court of Appeal, 1974-1979

Associate Justice, Louisiana Supreme Court, 1979-1996

Born in Jonesville, Louisiana • Graduated, University of Southwestern Louisiana, 1949 • J.D., Louisiana State University Law School, 1956 • Completed with Honor, Appellate Judges Seminar, New York University, 1974 • Enlisted in the U.S. Air Force, 1950; attended Officer Candidate School; discharged in 1954 as a 1st Lieutenant, USAF following service in the Philippines, Japan and Korea during the Korean Conflict • Southwest Louisiana Bar Association, President, 1964 • Louisiana Council of Juvenile Court Judges, President, 1969 • Faculty-Advisor, National College of State Trial Judges, 1970, 1973 • Law Institute of Louisiana member • Louisiana Delegate, International Conference of Appellate Magistrates • American Judicature Society, Member • Louisiana Judicial Council, member, 1986-1992