12th JDC Judge Michael J. Johnson, 54, died
Monday, November 4, 2002. He earned his
undergraduate degree from the University of Louisiana
at Lafayette in 1970 and his juris doctor degree from
Louisiana State University School of Law in 1975.
He became magistrate for Cottonport in 1979 and was
appointed to sit as judge pro tempore in 1990.
He was later elected to the 12th JDC bench, where
he served from 1991-1997.