CONTACT PERSON: VALERIE WILLARD
PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER
| MARCH 5, 2007
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
John C. Welborn, Jr. has been assigned, by Order of the Louisiana Supreme Court, as Justice of the Peace pro tempore for the Parish of East Baton Rouge, Justice of the Peace Ward Three, District One to fill the vacancy that exists because of the resignation of Justice of the Peace Clifton R. “Clif” Richardson, according to Justice Catherine D. “Kitty” Kimball.
A Baton Rouge native, Welborn attended L.S.U. before joining the Baton Rouge Police Department in 1975. A career of more than 25 years in law enforcement followed with Welborn retiring as the Assistant Director of the City of Baton Rouge Office of Alcoholic Beverage Control in 2004. Welborn received the National Liquor Law Associations 2003 Award for Law Enforcement Officer of the year. He is a Notary Public and became a certified paralegal in 1991.
Welborn will serve as Justice of the Peace Ward Three, District One, for the Parish of East Baton Rouge, effective March 5, 2007 through September 5, 2007, or until the vacancy is filled, whichever occurs sooner, at which time the appointment terminates.