Judge Yvette Alexander Announces her Candidacy for 19th Judicial District Court Seat


Judge Yvette Mansfield Alexander was the first African American female elected to the Baton Rouge City Court bench and the first African American female to serve as Chief Judge of that court. She has served on the Baton Rouge City Court for over 24 years. Judge Alexander is currently seeking to be elected to the 19th Judicial District Court, Division M.


Judge Alexander is a graduate of Grambling State University and she received her juris doctorate from Louisiana State University. While attending LSU Law School, she met Charles Alexander and they were married in 1979. They have two daughters and four grand-daughters.


She is the President-Elect of the American Judges Association and the past president of the National Bar Association Judicial Council. She is a member of Shiloh Baptist Church and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.


Early in her career, she was a Public Defender in the 19th JDC. She also served on the LA State Bond Commission and LA State Employees Retirement Board.


Prior to the citizens of Baton Rouge electing her to the bench, Judge Alexander practiced law for 17 years in the private sector. She has been your voice for justice for over 40 years!

The election for the 19th JDC, Division M seat will be held on April 4, 2020. Early voting will be held March 21-28, 2020 with the exception of Sunday.


Judge Alexander is asking for your vote and support as she continues serving the citizens of East Baton Rouge Parish.

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