Retired 1st JDC Judge Charles Rex Scott, II, 67, died Wednesday, April 22, 2015. He earned his undergraduate degree from Northwestern State University in 1968 and his law degree from LSU in 1971. Scott had a long career in public service, beginning as Assistant City Attorney for Shreveport. He was elected judge of Shreveport City Court in 1980, and served there until 1983, when he was elected to the 1st JDC where he served as Chief Judge. In 2008, Scott retired from the bench, and went on to become Caddo Parish District Attorney, a position he held until his death. An active member of the judiciary, throughout his career he served terms as president of the Second Circuit Judges’ Association, the Louisiana District Judges Association, the Louisiana District Attorney’s Association, and the Harry V. Booth-Judge Henry A. Politz Chapter of the American Inns of Court. He was a member of the Drug and Violent Crime Policy Board, the Louisiana Judicial Council, and the Governor’s Task Force on Child Support.