CONTACT PERSON: VALERIE WILLARD
PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER
| MAY 7, 2008
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Charles Connell Wilson has been assigned, by Order of the Louisiana Supreme Court, as Justice of the Peace pro tempore for the Parish of St. Charles, Justice of the Peace District One. He fills the vacancy that exists due to the resignation of Justice of the Peace Aleshia J. Smith, according to Louisiana Supreme Court Justice John Weimer.
Wilson received an undergraduate degree and a law degree from Louisiana State University (LSU) in 1965 and 1968, respectively. In addition to establishing a private practice of law in Hahnville, Louisiana from 1974-1980, Wilson has had an extensive career in law enforcement. He has served as a Special Agent for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), as a Police Planning Specialist for the Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement and Administration of Criminal Justice, and as the Sheriff for the Parish of St. Charles. Other positions Wilson has held include: Quality Concerns Investigator at the Waterford lll nuclear plant in Killona, Louisiana; Chief Investigator for Boeing Petroleum Services, Inc., DynMcDermott Petroleum Operations Company at the United States Department of Energy’s Strategic Petroleum Reserves in New Orleans; and Operation Manager for Bayou State Security Services, Inc. in New Orleans. He has also been an instructor in the areas of law enforcement and criminal justice for LSU, Northwestern Louisiana State University, and Xavier University.
Wilson will serve as Justice of the Peace District One, for the Parish of St. Charles effective May 6, 2008 through November 30, 2008, or until the vacancy is filled, whichever occurs sooner, at which time the assignment terminates.
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