Louisiana Supreme Court Justices
Jeffrey P. Victory
Associate Justice, Louisiana Supreme Court January 1, 1995 - December 31, 2014
JUSTICE JEFFREY P. VICTORY, born in Shreveport, Louisiana, on January 29, 1946, is the son of Thomas Edward and Esther Horton Victory. He graduated from Byrd High School in 1963 as a member of the National Honor Society. He entered Centenary College on an athletic scholarship and graduated in 1967 with a B.A. degree in History and Government. In the Fall of 1967, he entered Tulane University School of Law on a Regional Scholarship, where he served on the Law Review. While in law school, he joined the Special Forces, Airborne, Louisiana National Guard. After finishing Tulane Law School in 1971, he practiced with the prestigious law firm of Tucker Jeter and Jackson in Shreveport, Louisiana.
In 1981, Justice Victory was elected to the First Judicial District Court, and in 1990, he was elected to the Second Circuit Court of Appeal for a term beginning January 1, 1991. He served there until he was elected as an Associate Justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court for a term beginning on January 1, 1995.
Justice Victory was a charter member of the Louisiana Sentencing Commission and has been a director of the Louisiana Judicial College for many years, currently serving as chairperson of the Board. He is a member of the National Lawyers Association and the American, Louisiana State, and Shreveport Bar Associations.
Justice Victory is married to Dr. Nancy Clark Victory and has four children.