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Justin Woods received his undergraduate and law degree from Loyola University of New Orleans in 1989 and 1996, respectively. Prior to his appointment as Clerk of Court, Mr. Woods was a practicing attorney in New Orleans representing both public and private clients in various litigation matters throughout his years of practice with The Woods Law Group, L.L.C., Gainsburgh, Benjamin, David, Meunier & Warshauer, L.L.C. and The Murray Law Firm, L.L.C.

Mr. Woods is a member of the National, American, Louisiana and New Orleans bar associations. He is a fellow of the American and Louisiana bar foundations. He currently serves as the Vice-President of the Greater New Orleans Louis A. Martinet Legal Society. He is currently a board member of the Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center and a board member and past President of CASA of New Orleans. He is a past board member of the New Orleans Bar Association and past board member and Chair of the Pro Bono Project. Mr. Woods is also a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated. He has received numerous awards and honors, most notably including: the New Orleans Chapter of the Alliance for Good Government 2011 Civic Involvement Award, the Pro Bono Project 2012 Friend of Pro Bono Award and the Greater New Orleans Louis A. Martinet Society 2014 President’s Award.

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The Louisiana Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal is committed to providing persons of Limited English Proficiency (LEP) with meaningful access to the court.

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Justin I. Woods
Clerk of Court
Louisiana Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal
410 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

For more information regarding the Language Access Plan please review the following document: Language Access Plan

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If you need interpretive services or want more information about our language access services, please contact the Clerk’s Office at (504)412-6001 or email us at

Additional information may be obtained from the Louisiana Supreme Court’s Office of Language Access, available here.

If you have a complaint regarding language access, please click here.

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