Roland L. Belsome


1997-2004 – Judge, Orleans Parish Civil District Court, New Orleans, Louisiana. Presided over all aspects of civil litigation. Elected without opposition in July, 1996, and re-elected without opposition in 2002.

2004-Present – Judge, Louisiana Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal, New Orleans, Louisiana. Re-elected without opposition in 2010 and 2020.


Wiedemann & Fransen, Professional Law Corporation, New Orleans, Louisiana, Attorney. Extensive practice in all areas of litigation. 1985 to1988. Roland L. Belsome, Attorney at Law, New Orleans, Louisiana, Sole Practitioner, Litigation Practice. Multifaceted legal practice that included, but was not limited to, class actions, premise liability, medical malpractice, maritime litigation, criminal litigation and administrative hearings in both state and federal court. 1988 to 1996.