Justice Jeffrey P.
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.
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
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.