Retired 9th JDC Judge Guy E. Humphries, Jr., 86, died Saturday, March 20, 2010. Judge Humphries studied pre-law at Louisiana College and received his LL.B. from Louisiana State University in 1951, where he served as Vice President of the L.S.U. Law School his senior year and was a member of the winning team of his class’ moot court competition. He was in the practice of law for nine and a half years before his appointment and subsequent election to the bench in 1960, serving there until his retirement from that seat in 1981. During his time on the bench, he served as Chief Judge for the 9th JDC. A U.S. Air Force veteran of World War II, he was a 1970 graduate of National College of State Trial Judges, attended graduate judicial studies at the National Judicial College and spent six weeks in China studying the judicial system.